Health & Wellness

Cooking 101 for Preteens and Tweens

Students will learn to follow simple recipes using a variety of measuring tools and common kitchen appliances.
Brittany Phelps MA-Ed
77 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 15 learners
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60 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

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Class Experience

Students will learn to manage time while cooking. 
Students will learn to balance cooking multiple items (main dish and side dishes).
Students will learn to follow a recipe.
Students will learn ways to use fresh ingredients to make healthier dishes.
Optional homework would be to make the dish again for the family
Week 1: Chicken Alfredo and green bell peppers with a side of cheesy crescent rolls. 
Ingredients and supplies needed: butter, flour, salt, pepper, milk (2 cups), parmesan cheese (1/2-3/4 cup), garlic powder, cajun seasoning (optional), boneless, skinless chicken breast or tenderloins (1lb...or more if cooking for the whole family. Be sure they are thawed), crescent rolls (1 can) 1 green pepper (or other colors if you prefer), mozzarella string cheese. Large pot for cooking and skillet (9x13 or larger). You will need cooking spray, measuring cups, knife with serrated edge for chicken and a separate knife for cutting peppers and string cheese.
Week 2: Healthy Hamburger Helper from scratch
Ingredients and supplies needed: 1 pound ground beef, 1 1/2 cups pasta (shells or elbows), 2 cups milk, 1 cup water, 3 Tbsp flour,
1/4 tsp onion salt, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp paprika, 1 cup sharp cheddar cubes, salt to taste, fresh cracked black pepper to taste. Large skillet, cooking spray, knives, measuring cups, baking sheet, pot holders
Week 3: Pineapple Chicken Tacos with fresh dip
Ingredients and supplies needed: flour or corn tortilla bread (I prefer flour but this is personal preference), 3 roma tomatoes, 1 small red onion, 1 poblano pepper, ground chicken (1lb), tortilla chips, taco seasoning (mild), lettuce, shredded cheese, pineapple tidbits (canned or fruit cups), sour cream (optional) . Skillet, spatula, knife, chopper or blender
Week 4: Chicken and Rice with Vegetables 
Ingredients and supplies needed: 4-5 chicken breast tenderloins (thawed), white jasmine rice, creole seasoning, broccoli, carrots, olive oil (or vegetable oil), salt, pepper. Knives, pot for cooking rice, skillet, spatula. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Parents should be present in the event of an accident while cooking.


Brittany Phelps MA-Ed
Lives in the United States
Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, Masters in Early Childhood Education & TESOL Certificate
77 total reviews
91 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am Ms. Brittany. I have 8 years of classroom teaching experience and 4.5 years of experience teaching online. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Kentucky University in 2012. I also earned my Masters Degree... 
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