Fuel It! - Nutrition


  • After School Pita Snack

    In this Fuel It! video, Maggie and Mrs. Kissell work together to demonstrate how to create a healthy and tasty after school snack of pitas filled with vegetables and a creamy sauce. The host, Mackenzie and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss why it is so nutritious. 

    Grades: 2-8
  • Whole Grain Muffin Bruschetta

    Join Xandria and her Aunt Becky as they demonstrate how to make Whole Grain Muffin Bruschetta. Together they make bruschetta with tomatoes, basil, olive oil and garlic. Then they top it on a whole wheat English muffin for a healthy snack or meal!

    Grades: 2-8
  • Very Berry Trail Mix

    Follow along with Shannon and Ryan as they work together in this Fuel It! video to demonstrate how to make their Very Berry Trail Mix. The pair uses minimal ingredients to create this healthy and tasty snack including freeze dried fruits! Mackenzie, the host, and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietitian from Lourdes Hospital, discuss why this recipe is so nutritious. 

    Grades: 2-8
  • Tropical Tacos

    Carter and his grandmother Sally demonstrate how to make a healthy meal of Tropical Tacos in this video. Using a wide variety of tropical fruit, including mango and papaya, they create a tropical fruit salsa to top their chicken tacos making a delicious yet nutritious meal.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Tropical Delight Smoothiesicle

    In this Fuel It! video, Kelly, Alyssa and their teacher Mrs. Breck, work together to create their Tropical Smoothie using a variety of healthy ingredients such as pineapple, strawberries and fat-free milk. Learn how to turn the smoothie into a smoothiesicle by pouring it into a cup, adding a popsicle stick and freezing overnight!

    Grades: 2-8
  • Mystery Smoothie

    Join Victoria, Hannah and Mrs. Thomson as they make their healthy snack called the Mystery Smoothie. With ingredients such as strawberries, a banana and spinach they discuss why this is a delicious and healthy afterschool snack. The host, Mackenzie, and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, share why this is a healthy snack.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Super Creamy Bean Dip

    Follow along with Ian and his mom in this Fuel It! video as they demonstrate how to make a healthy snack. First, they explain to the host, Mackenzie, what makes their Super Creamy Bean Dip a healthy snack. Next, they demonstrate how to make the bean dip and finally, Mackenzie and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss why this snack is a healthy alternative.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Good Stuff Shake

    In this Fuel It! video, Thomas revs up for the day by making a Good Stuff Shake. With the use of a wide variety of healthy ingredients, such as carrots, grapes, juice and broccoli, Thomas is able to make the perfect afterschool snack. Registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, Cynthia Cave-Gaetani, comments on what makes this recipe so healthy.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Good Morning Muffins

    Learn how to create a healthy alternative to the traditional breakfast muffin in this Fuel It! video with Mara. Using fruits, vegetables and other healthy ingredients, she creates what is called the Good Morning Muffin. While doing so, registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, Cynthia Cave-Gaetani, comments on what makes this recipe so healthy and why she loves it.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Go Green Snack Variety Dips

    In this video, Veronica, Julie and Olga demonstrate how to create three healthy yet delightful dips. Making a fruit dip out of cream cheese and yogurt, a vegetable dip from yogurt, mayo and spices, and guacamole dip from avocado and spices, the team demonstrates each step of the process and what fruits and vegetables to pair it with.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Fruit Trail Mix

    In this Fuel It! video, Becky demonstrates how to create a healthy version of the much-loved snack, trail mix. Using a variety of dry ingredients, such as raisins, peanuts and banana chips, she creates her own Fruit Trail Mix. Mackenzie, the host, and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, comment on what makes this snack particularly healthy.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Fruit Muffins

    Brady and Noel work together to create gluten free optional Fruit Muffins in this Fuel It! video. The two use healthy ingredients such as brown rice flour and a variety of fruits to create an alternative to the sugary muffin often found in stores. The host, Mackenzie, and registered dietician, Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, discuss why this makes a great healthy afterschool snack. 

    Grades: 2-8
  • Fruit Fold-Ups

    In this Fuel It! video, Ella and Sela team up to create a delicious and healthy variation of the fruit roll up. The pair spread peanut butter on a tortilla and then top it with apples and sharp cheese to create their Fruit Fold-Up. The host, Mackenzie, discusses with Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, about what makes this a healthy snack.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Crickets on Sand

    Learn how to make your own hummus in a unique and healthy snack in this Fuel It! video with Brittany, Bryce and Pamela. After making their own hummus from chickpeas and spices, they spread it on a cake and top it with edamame to create their snack called Crickets on Sand. Mackenzie, the host, and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss what makes it a healthy snack.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Chunky Monkey Bars

    Follow along in this Fuel It! video, with Alexis as she makes Chunky Monkey bars using a variety of healthy ingredients such as oats, flaxseed, macadamia nuts and banana chips. While she is making the bars, Alexis explains why her snack is a healthy and tasty choice. Mackenzie, the host, and Cynthia Cave-Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, also discuss the unique name and nutritional components of this healthy snack. 

    Grades: 2-8
  • Apple Canoes for Two

    This Fuel It! video depicts Katherine and Megan as they make their healthy snack called Apple Canoes for Two. Using apples to represent canoes, the girls use various other healthy ingredients to create their playful yet nutritious snack. The host, Mackenzie and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss what made this so nutritious. 

    Grades: 2-8
  • Zucchini Croquette

    Awab and Ritaj show us how to make Zucchini Croquette in this video. Using a variety of healthy ingredients, such as, zucchini, whole wheat flour, egg and shallots, the pair explains why this is a healthy and delicious recipe. 

    Grades: 2-8

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