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Whipping Up Wisconsin Wellness


2018 Student Chef Competition

Wisconsin Team Nutrition and healthTIDE are pleased to announce the sixth annual Whipping Up Wellness, Wisconsin Student Chef Competition. Teams of middle and high school students are invited to develop a nutritious, student-friendly recipe that can be incorporated easily into the school food service program and used at home. The top five finalists from the Recipe Contest will be invited to prepare their recipe during the Cooking Competition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Dishes will be judged on taste, student appeal, presentation, and creativity. The five finalists from the Cooking Competition will receive a banner to display at their school and recognition on the Department of Public Instruction website. Prizes will be provided to the finalists by healthTIDE. Qualifying recipes may be included in the sixth annual Wisconsin Student Chef Competition Cookbook. You may request hard copies of the cookbook by using the Wisconsin Team Nutrition Resource Order Form. 

Whipping Up Wisconsin Wellness Newsletter

The Whipping Up Wellness Newsletter is a monthly newsletter to promote nutrition education. The newsletter provides tips and resources to foodservice professionals by sharing new resources, grant opportunities, and upcoming trainings. It also provides easy-to-use nutrition education lessons, healthy eating tips, and recipes. The newsletter can be delivered to your email by subscribing to our listserv or you may view our archived issues.

The Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan

The state plan was developed by the WI Department of Health.  It is a long range planning document focusing on the best ways to be active, eat well and prevent obesity.  Strategies in the plan to reduce overweight and obesity in Wisconsin will be targeted to reach children, adolescents and adults across all races and socioeconomic levels.