Demonstrate the ability to prepare nutritious meals.
Demonstration should include
- using safety and sanitation practices
- preparing foods according to standard recipes using food preparation methods that preserve nutritional values
- preparing foods to meet dietary needs and manage chronic disease following a work plan
- using proper equipment
- implementing food preparation methods and procedures.
- Why is it important to know how to prepare nutritious meals for yourself and your family?
- Which food preparation methods should you use to prepare nutrient-dense foods?
- What are the consequences of preparing meals that fail to preserve nutrients?
- What are common dietary restrictions? What can you do to avoid dietary conflicts during food preparation?
- How are decisions on food preparations made?
- What communication skills are necessary to follow recipes for food preparation?
- How could you delegate tasks from your meal work plan during food preparation?
- Which ways do you best communicate your expectations of safely storing and preparing foods?
- How can technology enhance preparation and storage of nutritious foods?
- Why is it important to read the recipe? Where can you find nutritious recipes? Is every recipe on the internet tested and reliable?
- Why is it important for a family to communicate their individual schedules before meal planning?
- How do your safety and sanitation procedures reflect upon your leadership qualities?
- Which leadership skills can be most effective in preparing nutritious meals?
- How do you respond when equipment is not properly working or is not being used correctly?
- Why should the older generation teach family recipes to the younger generation?
- How can every family member have a part in preparing nutritious meals?
- What information do you need to store nutritious foods?
- How do you evaluate the success of the food preparation?
- What management skills are most important to utilize during food preparation?
- What can you do if you are unsure of a recipe?
- How can resources be salvaged if mistakes are made during food preparation?
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Balancing Family and Career
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Power of One: A Better You
Student Body: The Healthy You
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
Nutrition and Wellness
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze decisions about providing safe and nutritious food for individuals and families.