‘Ohana Healthy Paella’ is Winning Dish for Healthy-licious Cooking Contest

‘Ohana Healthy Paella’ is Winning Dish for Healthy-licious Cooking Contest


KRIS THIS PAST WEEKEND, CULINARY STUDENTS AT KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE HEALTHY-LICIOUS COOKING CONTEST. THE FEATURED INGREDIENT FOR THE COMPETITION WAS: RICE. THE WINNING TEAM JOINS US NOW WONGRAK AND TRE ZAMORA. Q-CONGRATULATIONS ON WINNING THIS YEAR’S ART OF HEALTHY-LICIOUS COOKING CONTEST. CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THE COMPETITION? A-FOR THE NINE YEARS, KAHALA NUI AND KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAVE PARTNERED ON A COOKING CONTEST TO DEVELOP DELICIOUS AND HEALTHY RECIPES FOR SENIORS. CULINARY STUDENTS COMPETE IN TEAMS OF TWO FOR THE PRIZE, WHICH IS A $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP FROM KAHALA NUI. EACH YEAR THERE IS A DIFFERENT FEATURED INGREDIENT AND THIS YEAR IT WAS RICE. 2. Q-TELL US ABOUT YOUR WINNING RECIPE AND THE HEALTHY INGREDIENTS YOU SELECTED. OHANA HEALTHY PAELLA A-INFORMATION TO COME. 3. Q-WHAT ARE THE NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF RICE? A-RICE IS COMPOSED OF CARBOHYDRATES WITH SMALL AMOUNTS OF PROTEIN AND VIRTAULLY NO FAT. BROWN RICE ALSO CONTAINS A FAIR AMOUNT OF FIBER AND VARYING AMOUNTS OF VITAMINS. IT IS THE MOST WIDELY CONSUMED STAPLE FOOD FOR A LARGE PART OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION. 4. Q-WHAT ELSE DID YOU DO TO MAKE YOUR RECIPE MORE HEALTHY? A-INFORMATION TO COME. 5. Q-WE UNDERSTAND THAT THE ART OF HEALTHY-LICIOUS WAS DESIGNED TO NOT ONLY CREATE HEALTHY RECIPES FOR SENIORS BUT ALSO TO INTRODUCE CULINARY STUDENTS TO OTHER OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE FOOD & BEVERAGE FIELD BEYOND RESORTS AND RESTAURANTS. WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE PLANS? KRISTINE: COMING UP NEXT… IT COULD BE THE FOOD STORAGE BAGS…OF THE FUTURE! WE’LL SHOW YOU WHAT AMAZON IS SELLING AND HOW MUCH IT’LL COST YOU, NEXT. AM BREAK 22 2:15

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