FOOD SKILLS is being able to do basic kitchen skills like chop, mix, stir and measure ingredients, along with how to read and follow recipes and prepare meals. It includes knowing which equipment and tools to use and how to prepare and handle food safely. Also, how to correctly store food and get rid of food waste and its packaging.

Tips to Increase your FOOD SKILLS

  • Prepare a balanced meal with fresh ingredients by using the Eat Well Plate from Health Canada
  • Steam or microwave vegetables in a small amount of water to keep more of the nutrients in the food
  • Use a separate cutting board for veggies and another one for raw meat, chicken, and fish to ensure you or others don’t get sick
  • Wash your hands with warm water and soap before making food