Welcome to our virtual culinary webinar series with Chef Jessica!  Sponsored by ODE and ODNC, school and child nutrition professionals across Oregon are invited to watch or cook along with Jessica as she prepares easy, tasty and fun recipes that meet Child Nutrition Program guidelines.

Enjoy watching this virtual Culinary Workshop “Vary Your Veggies.”  Chef Jessica and others share recipes, tips and hints for shaking up old recipes with new flavors and ideas to keep kids coming back for more vegetables and coming back for more meals!

Participants receive tips for shaking up old recipes with new flavors and ideas to keep kids coming back for more.

Click this link to download the Vary Your Veggies Handout:

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After viewing the webinar, please complete the evaluation survey to help us meet your needs with future trainings. While supplies last, after completing the evaluation, we will send a three-pocket apron and portable milk cooler to you:

Evaluation Survey

The links referenced in the recording are:

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child framework of wellness

For more information on culinary trainings, check out Nourish Myself…Thyme for Me Webinar recording with Dayle Hayes and Chef Brenda Wattles (Certificate of Completion available).

Statewide culinary trainings and this event are sponsored by the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council and the Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Services. Questions? Please contact Crista Hawkins:


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ODE Child Nutrition Programs