In this relay game, students learn healthy foods that can be added to pasta
|Description:||Students brainstorm healthy foods to toss with pasta as they compete in relay races.|
|Objective:||Students will identify healthy foods that can be added to pasta meals.|
Students should be advised to choose tomato-based sauces rather than creamy sauces made with whole milk or cream for their pasta meals.
Pasta is an excellent food choice because it is a good source of carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and iron. Pasta by itself is low in fat, and provides energy that helps children to learn, play, and stay physically active. Whole grain pasta is best.
"Energy"/"Go" foods refer to nutritious foods which give the body the energy to go and grow.
Healthy ("Go") Foods that can be added to Pasta:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.