Coppell Student Media

Health and Wellness Expo enlivens Coppell residents

Health and Wellness Expo enlivens Coppell residents

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, Recipes

On Wednesday night, Coppell High School’s commons area was transformed into a health haven. Instead of candy bars, chips and soda, the space was filled with salads, smoothies and healthy treats of all sorts. The main goal of the Health and Wellness Expo, hosted by CHS for the first time, was to encourage healt...

Vegetable pasta salad to satisfy your after school cravings (with video)

Vegetable pasta salad to satisfy your after school cravings (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

During the summer of my eighth grade year, my mom discovered a vegetable pasta salad recipe because she wanted a dish that we could enjoy together. When we first tried it, we followed it straight from the recipe on the website. We both somewhat liked it but we wanted to change it to make it bett...

Cookie Monster treat recipe scarily tasty

Cookie Monster treat recipe scarily tasty

Clare Klement, KCBY - TV

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Halloween is quickly approaching and before you know it, you will be needing a quick and easy recipe to treat your ghosts and goblins. This “cookie monster” dessert, will satisfy your sweet tooth at any party or event. Ingredients: Nestle Toll House cookie dough, 16 oz. Chocolate icing, 16 o...

Trip to Kansas provides new cinnamon roll encounter

Trip to Kansas provides new cinnamon roll encounter

Aubrie Sisk, Communications Manager

October 27, 2016


Filed under Recipes

I have always considered myself quite the foodie. I regularly try new recipes and different types of food. However, older recipes are sometimes the most fulfilling and endearing, especially when they come from someone close to you. I have gotten accustomed to the Pillsbury packaged cinnamon rolls; hones...

Smooth out your morning routine: simple breakfast smoothie recipe

Smooth out your morning routine: simple breakfast smoothie recipe

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

An easy to make fruit smoothie may be the solution to hunger during a rushed morning. With minimal preparation needed they provide morning nutrition on the go. For those do sports in the morning, sipping on a smoothie on the way to practice is a lighter alternative to a solid meal before an early...

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

You’ve heard the saying about breakfast. We’ve been fed the cliché since kindergarten. Despite society’s emphasis on the importance of the first meal of the day, many still do not eat a “complete, balanced breakfast”. In fact, many teenagers skip breakfast altogether. The reasonin...

My mom’s finest pumpkin bread for the fall

My mom’s finest pumpkin bread for the fall

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

You know fall has begun when you see pumpkin flavored food and beverages appear everywhere you turn. Whether it is in lattes, cookies or pies, pumpkin is a hallmark flavor of the fall season.   One of my favorite ways to kick off the fall time is with this pumpkin bread. This tried and true recip...

German Chocolate Cake recommended to brighten any day

German Chocolate Cake recommended to brighten any day

Aubrie Sisk, Staff Photographer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Throughout my childhood, my family had as many get togethers as possible. German Chocolate Cake was not only my grandmother’s favorite cake to make but also my uncle’s favorite cake to eat. My original intent was to use my grandmother’s German Chocolate Cake recipe, but sadly it has been mi...

Milk-less guilt-less cupcakes

Milk-less guilt-less cupcakes

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Veganism is a lifestyle more than just a dietary practice to most vegans. That includes trying to convert people to eating vegan and spreading word about their community. Thus, vegans have a bad rep in society for being pushy or overbearing.   Having a vegan sister has shown me the truths and fallacies surr...

Red braised pork recipe for meat-lovers

Jasmine Sun, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Juicy steaks, burgers and ribs are extremely popular, but I often find that they are a) meant to be eaten by people with huge appetites and b) too greasy and oily for my tastes. Unfortunately, there are not many alternatives to be found in restaurants, so I decided to offer this homemade pork recipe.   Hong...

Chinese rice cake soup recipe for the soul

Jasmine Sun, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

When most people think of Chinese food, they think of the orange chicken from Panda Express or take-out noodles. However, when I think of Chinese food, my mother’s rice cake soup is one of the things that comes to mind.   Nian gao (pronounced nee-en gow), and translated literally as “...

“Chop! Chop!”; quick pasta salad recipe for time crunched teens

“Chop! Chop!”; quick pasta salad recipe for time crunched teens

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Packing a healthy, homemade lunch may be the last thing on a high schooler’s mind, especially on a busy school day.   This simple recipe is a nutritious alternative to many traditional school lunch foods and can be whipped up last minute. Requiring only basic kitchen skills - chopping for the...