Nutrients for Art’s Sake
E4C ArtStart’s Art Adventures program took a detour to the Alex Taylor School kitchen to learn about the art of making balanced snacks. Art Adventures is a free two week art based field-trip camp for girls ages 11-14. E4C Young Chefs staff spent the afternoon with the adventurers crafting smoothies and pita pizzas, snacks that the girls could be inspired by, improvise and create at home.
For youth who are still growing and developing, proper nutrition is very important. Healthy meals are the essentials and balanced snacks give the energy for artistic creation. Here are a few photos, from start to finish, of a successful, brainfreezingly good smoothie: