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Parents Take Away Tips, Treats from Inaugural Health and Wellness Festival

HISD Chef Ryan Ng demonstrates how to create his Ziesta Chicken.

HISD’s Food Services department conducted its very first Health and Wellness Festival on Sept. 21 at North Forest HS, and more than 350 people braved the early morning rain showers to attend.

The inaugural event featured two different cooking demonstrations for budget-friendly meals. First, special guest chef Tiffany Derry from Bravo TV’s Top Chef competition showed guests how to make a healthy tropical smoothie, creole fish tacos, and a summer salad. Later, students from Jordan HS’s culinary arts program prepared a roasted chicken with fresh herbs and spices, roasted potatoes, and a green bean dish with cherry-tomato sauce.

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