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Making Healthier Choices - How to Get Your Kids on Board | WDC

Making Healthier Choices – How to Get Your Kids on Board

Make Healthier Choices, a Warrick Dunn Charities Vlog

November 12, 2020

SCULPT Vlog #2

Getting kids to eat healthy can be tough, especially when there are picky eaters involved. However, it’s very important for kids to know healthy alternatives and be involved in the food preparation process. So how can you introduce healthy alternatives to your child in the midst of Holiday season? On the latest installment of SCULPT we will explore how to get introduce healthy foods into your kids diet and healthy Halloween alternatives. SCULPT is a partnership with Jasmine Simone from Of Salt and Soil where the intersection of healthy eating and budget friendly options are explored.
 

 
RECIPE: Healthy Fruit Pizza
 

Ingredients

  • 1 pineapple
  • 1⁄4 cup raspberries
  • 1⁄4 cup dried coconut flakes
  • 1⁄2 cup granola of choice
  • 3 strawberries
  • 1 ripe banana (or use 1 small container of non-dairy coconut yogurt instead of banana)
  • 1 kiwi
  • few springs fresh mint

 

Directions

  1. Slice whole pineapple into circular discs of approximately ½ inch thickness
  2. Toss strawberries, banana, and raspberries into a blender for about 3 seconds
  3. Use the contents of the blender as sauce and spread onto pineapple discs
  4. Sprinkle coconut flakes, kiwi, and granola for toppings
  5. Place mint on top
  6. Add additional sauce as needed

 
Jasmine Simone
 
Jasmine Simone is a plant-based celebrity chef, certified nutritionist, nutritious food justice advocate and a public health professional Jasmine Simone’s work has led her to make the meaningful connection between agricultural wellness and mental wellness. She is the founder of the wellness solutions organization SALT and SOIL and has conducted health and wellness trainings and speaking events for a number of organizations including NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Spelman College, Colin Kaepernick’s, Know Your Rights Camp, The City of Atlanta, The City of New York, Harlem Grown Farm, Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture and Afro-Punk.”