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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Hawaiian Poke Bowls Delight

Hawaiian Poke Bowls Delight

Ava Gilbert, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Poke Bowls have become a popular dish that is trending right now. The word poke is Hawaiian and it means to slice or to cut. Poke is usually referring to slices of raw marinated fish, similar to the kind...

All of the ingredients of the chocolate chip mint smoothie in the cup before getting blended (left) and the smoothie blended together (right).

Protein Packed & Energizing Breakfast Ideas

Nora Fox, Arts and Culture Editor May 22, 2020

Breakfast can make or break your morning and even your day. Without the proper nutrients, you may find yourself feeling tired and lazy. So, it’s vital to eat a protein-packed, energizing breakfast to...

Maggie Seidels 22 smoothie  (bottom left) with the ingredients she used (top left) and Sara Richardsons  21 smoothie (top right) and the ingredients she used (bottom right)

Some of the Spectrum Staff’s Favorite Smoothie Recipes to Try

Sara Richardson and Maggie Seidel May 9, 2020

In an attempt to brighten our morning and begin our days with a nice breakfast, certain members of the Spectrum Staff have been perfecting their personal smoothie recipes to share.  Maggie’s Recipe:  ...

Matcha has numerous health benefits, including having a much smaller caffeine concentration than coffee.

Making Matcha at Home

Nora Fox, Arts and Culture Editor April 23, 2020

Matcha is definitely my go-to drink. It’s creamy, a tiny bit sweet (depending on your taste), and refreshing. It’s also high in antioxidants and has numerous other health benefits, which, I think,...

Avocado Toast Proves to be a Nutritious Lunch Perfect For Quarantine

Avocado Toast Proves to be a Nutritious Lunch Perfect For Quarantine

Maggie Seidel, Features Editor April 22, 2020
We are so lucky to enjoy an array of nice entrees, sides, and salads for lunch when we are at school. Since our school experience has been altered significantly these past few weeks, it can be easy to be at a loss for what to prepare for ourselves for lunch. I, however, have found myself preparing one recipe regularly for lunch: avocado toast. 
Avocado Toast Proves to be a Nutritious Lunch Perfect For Quarantine

Avocado Toast Proves to be a Nutritious Lunch Perfect For Quarantine

Maggie Seidel, Features Editor April 18, 2020

We are so lucky to enjoy an array of nice entrees, sides, and salads for lunch when we are at school. Since our school experience has been altered significantly these past few weeks, it can be easy to...

Quick, Healthy Snack Recipes

Jackie Weyerhaeuser, Maddie Pekarek, and Payton Crosby, Contributing Writers November 2, 2018

Going to Starbucks or other food places can be expensive when you go on a daily basis. These are a few cheaper (and quick) alternatives to snacks you could buy that you can make at home! Avocado...

The problem with our lunchroom

The problem with our lunchroom

Chapel Puckett, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2016

Healthy eating behavior is one of the most important habits that people must form at a young age. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition states, “Dietary habits established in childhood...

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