Lesson Goals

After this lesson, participants will:

  • Understand why bread, cereal, rice, and pasta (grains) are an important part of your daily diet.
  • Know the number of ounce equivalents she needs daily from the Grain group and how many of these should be whole grains.
  • Identify recommended serving sizes of foods in the Grain group.
  • Name at least one way to stretch the food dollar when purchasing bread and cereal products.
  • Identify high- and low-calorie choices from the Grain group.
  • Plan and serve meals that include enriched or whole grain breads and cereals.
  • Name two ways to store grain products.
  • Calculate how much dry rice or pasta it will take to feed four people.

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