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MC Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic – Interview with Author Shanon Morris
Who said nutrition education can’t be exciting?
Shanon Morris’ debut book, MC (emcee)Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic, is the perfect mix of nutrition and hip-hop that will make learning about food, healthy habits and cooking fun!
MC (emcee) Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic is a story of a young girl named Clementine who is having trouble writing her Healthy Hero Election speech. Her annoying twin brothers, Basil and Sage, are no help. But one thing she does know, she has to beat Edgar and his Junk Food Friends. Just when she is about to give up, Clementine discovers her talent for rapping. She becomes MC Veggie Fresh and rocks the mic like a pro at the Healthy Hero Election.
Shanon is joining us today to talk about her book MC Veggie Fresh for kids which teach us all the value of healthy eating habits, Where did the idea of MC Veggie Fresh come from, her inspiration for healthy food choices and for kids literature.
Tune in to learn more about Shanon, and for stories that make nutrition fun!
More about Shanon Morris
Shanon Morris is a Registered Dietitian who has been working with communities from children to senior citizens for the last decade with the goal of making nutrition education relatable, accessible and enjoyable for all. Shanon studied Nutritional Sciences at Howard University and Nutrition and Exercise Science at Columbia University, giving her the tools to influence behavioral change not only in her own neighborhood of Harlem, but all of New York City. Those who know her might say Shanon lives to eat and they would be right-but when she isn’t eating, you can find her enjoying time with her family or traveling the world.
Stay connected with Shanon and for updates on her whereabouts, new books, nutrition tips and much more at www.shanonmorris.com.
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More about MC Veggie Fresh Rocks the Mic
Oh no, Clementine is in trouble! What is she going to write for her Healthy Hero Election speech tomorrow? Her annoying twin brothers Basil and Sage are no help. But one thing she does know, she has to beat Edgar and his Junk Food Friends. Just when she is about to give up, Clementine discovers her talent for rapping. She becomes MC (emcee) Veggie Fresh and rocks the mic like a pro at the Healthy Hero Election. But are her rapping skills good enough to win?
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A big thank you to Shanon Morris for joining us and for sharing her wonderful, sweet little book with us!
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