University of Maryland Extension

Nutrition Nuggets

Nutrition Nuggets Participants Learn Cooking Skills and Experience New Foods

Nutrition Nuggets curriculum is designed for youth in after-school settings.  Each of the 12 lessons provides basic nutrition information as well as two activities that engage participants in a variety of food-related tasks.  This curriculum provides opportunities for students to develop cooking skills and to try new foods.  Recipes are quick and easy to make and are designed for after-school sites. 

To learn more about Nutrition Nuggets, see the Nutrition Nuggets PDF, contact Lynn Rubin ( or call 410-715-6903.

Nutrition Nuggets is part of the Healthy Changes for Out of School Youth initiative.

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