Lesson 3: Healthy from the Ground Up

Lesson 3: Ages 6 – 9


Lesson 3: Ages 10 -12

Nutrient Knowledge Flashcards

Case of the Missing Subgroup

Answer Key_Case of the Missing Subgroup

A Lot Can Happen When…


Tasting Suggestions:

Cowboy Caviar Recipe – https://celebrateyourplate.org/recipes/cowboy-caviar

Or try a vegetable from each subgroup!

  • Dark-Green Vegetables: leaf lettuce, collard greens, kale, Swiss chard, bok choy
  • Red and Orange Vegetables: pumpkin, acorn squash
  • Beans and Peas (these also fall under Protein Foods Group): split peas, pinto beans, kidney beans
  • Starchy Vegetables: potatoes, jicama, plantains
  • Other Vegetables: artichoke, asparagus, cucumber, eggplant, Brussels sprouts, mushrooms

Cowboy Caviar

Photo Credit/CelebrateYourPlate.org; Cowboy Caviar Recipe