Challenges, Choices, and Chocolate Cake

Health Challenge #3 has begun. And, I must say, it's off to a great start! This past week, I introduced the challenge to my students. It's one of my favorites. Anytime I can get a dozen or so kids frantically waving their hands in the air, dying to share, I know I've succeeded. Health Challenge…

Cherry Almond Energy Balls (Or Thank You, Jennifer!)

Remember how I was whining about last week being such a long, painful week? Well, it got a whole lot better Friday morning! After an early morning staff meeting, a fellow coworker snagged me in the hall, and asked what my room number was. I must have given her a rather quizzical look, (and no, it's…

“Pick Your Berry” Muffins

Happiness is...a warm muffin. This muffin? Not as nutritious. See what I mean? And unfortunately, these are the muffins being sold at the snack cart at school. I struggle with the snack cart. Want to know what else they sell? Poptarts. Cheerio's cereal bars. French Toast Crunch cereal bars. I bet you can already guess…