Adventist Adventurer Awards/Cooking Fun

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Cooking Fun

Name the Food Groups.[edit | edit source]

Food Groups[edit | edit source]

Fruits[edit | edit source]

Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Cherries, Grapefruit, Grapes, Kiwi fruit, Lemons, Mangoes, Nectarines, Oranges, Peaches, Pears, Papaya, Pineapple, Plums, Prunes, Raisins, Tangerines, etc

Vegetables[edit | edit source]

lettuce, potatoes, yuca root,Red & carrots, Beans, peas, etc.

Grains[edit | edit source]

Whole-wheat flour, bulgur (cracked wheat), oatmeal, whole cornmeal, brown rice, etc.

Protein Foods[edit | edit source]

beef, lamb, veal, chicken, fish, turkey, eggs, beans, peas, and nuts.

Dairy[edit | edit source]

Milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream, puddings.

Oils[edit | edit source]

Oil, nuts, avocado

Collect pictures from each of these food groups.[edit | edit source]

Use your pictures to make a collage or poster to be displayed at your club, school or church.[edit | edit source]

Describe a complete, balanced daily menu.[edit | edit source]

The Week of Healthy Menus .pdf


  • 3/4 cup oatmeal, cooked
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • to taste sugar
  • 1 T raisins
  • 1 small banana (or 1/2 lg)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice


  • 1 slice whole wheat bread
  • 1 slice each lettuce, tomato
  • 2 ounces chicken breast
  • 2 t whipped salad dressing
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 cup yogurt


  • 1/2 pinto beans
  • 1 piece cornbread (2”x2”x2”)
  • 1/2 cup mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup stewed tomatoes
  • 1 T tub margarine (LF)
  • 17 grapes

OR Compose a complete dinner menu.[edit | edit source]

Help prepare, serve, and clean up a four-course dinner.[edit | edit source]

Make two different kinds of sandwiches.[edit | edit source]

Prepare two different salads.[edit | edit source]

Help to prepare and pack a picnic lunch.[edit | edit source]

Include foods from the six food groups.[edit | edit source]

Share this picnic with family or friends.[edit | edit source]