Last night, I watched a sneak preview of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution on ABC. He visited Huntington, West Virginia, which has the dubious distinction of being the unhealthiest city in the United States. More on that subject here.
He visited a local elementary school and saw the types of meals the kids were eating - pizza for breakfast, chicken nuggets for lunch. He said that it's not the kids' faults that they're overweight and not eating right - THE FAULT LIES WITH THEIR PARENTS.
Like we don't have enough to feel guilty about.
Anyway, I am anticipating the launch of the series on Friday, Mar. 26. I want to see how he gets kids to accept, and request, healthier food, instead of always reaching for the sugary cereals or pizza.
I know that folks, overall, are resistant to change. But this is one change for the better. I hope we all learn to do a better job feeding ourselves and our children.
Let's cook food like our lives depended on it...because they do.