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Trick or Treat: Unmasking Plant-Based Protein



October 31, 2018

Plant-based ingredients are becoming more and more common on menus across the country, making them more recognizable and appealing to younger eaters. Chef Jorge Cespedes and Chef Brenda Wattles will discuss how to take all the spookiness out of plant-based protein and make it easy and fun for kids to digest.

Eating veggies is becoming less and less scary for kids. Plant-based ingredients are becoming more and more common on menus across the country, making them more recognizable and appealing to younger eaters. Chef Jorge Cespedes and Chef Brenda Wattles will discuss how to take all the spookiness out of plant-based protein and make it easy and fun for kids to digest. With valuable tips, doable and tempting recipe ideas, and insights on what is and isn’t working in the industry, this session is going to be all treats (no tricks).

Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDs/DTRs.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Educate peers about two countries where plant-based protein is incorporated into food and culture.
  2. Identify two trends in K-12 that make plant-based protein more accessible in the cafeteria.
  3. Name three ingredients that can be used in the creation of plant-based protein packed recipes.

SPEAKERS

Chef Brenda Wattles, RDN
BLT Food and Nutrition, LLC

Chef Jorge Cespedes
Bush’s Best Corporate Chef

EARNING CEUs
SNA CEUs: 1.00
Key Area 1000:
Nutrition
Key Topic 1300: General Nutrition
Subtopic 1320:General Nutrition

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs
Activity Number: 144531

Suggested Performance Indicators
  • 8.2.2 Applies knowledge of health determinants when planning, developing and implementing services, programs, meal plans and menus.
  • 8.4.2 Develops and/or modifies recipes, menus and meals using sensory perceptions and other food components.
  • 8.4.3 Uses a variety of cooking techniques, food preparation and production and delivery systems.
Suggested Learning Need Codes
  • 8110: School Foodservice
CPEUs: 1.00
CPE Level: 1
SNA CDR Provider Number: AM007

Please note you have the option to submit an evaluation on the quality of this webinar directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email contact: cdr@eatright.org

SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar
quiz.

RESOURCES
  • Recipe Sheet
  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)