Find a Feeding Site

The idea of finding our family's next meal can be scary with the closure of schools and businesses. Luckily, there are several resources for free meals and food boxes provided in the community. Just make sure to call ahead to ask for their schedule. You can find a local feeding site for children ages 1-18... Continue Reading →

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Seven Can Chicken Tortilla Soup

This soup comes together quickly- a perfect Halloween meal! Seven Can Chicken Tortilla Soup 1 15 oz can whole kernel corn, drained1 14.5 oz can chicken broth2 14.5 oz cans cream of chicken soup1 10 oz can chunk chicken1 15 oz can black beans1 10 oz can diced tomatoes, drainedSpices of choice such as cumin... Continue Reading →

Halloween Family Dinner

Halloween is a great opportunity to practice the habit of eating better and together for Eat Better, Eat Together Month. Whether you are going out trick-or-treating or staying indoors, the children are excited and there is bound to be candy involved. Whatever event you have going on, filling the kids up with a healthy, filling... Continue Reading →

Winter Squash – How to Cook

Winter Squash can be roasted, sautéed, puréed, or mashed. Use it in soups, casseroles, salads, breads, muffins, and more. General Winter Squash Preparation Wash and scrub well under clean water.Use a vegetable peeler if the recipe calls for peeled squash.Use a sharp knife to cut winter squash due to the tough outer skin. Cut in... Continue Reading →

Enjoy a Fall Picnic with Family or Friends

October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month Eating together is a great way to connect. And, Fall in Idaho offers beautiful weather to enjoy a meal outside. A little planning can make it easy. Prep food the day before and pack it in a basket, box or backpack. Keep it simple and don't forget a... Continue Reading →

Warm Pear and Brussels Sprout Slaw

Warm Pear and Brussels Sprout Slaw 1 pound Brussels Sprouts (Shredded )1 Pear (any variety )1/2 cup Walnuts (toasted and chopped)1 cup Parmesan (shredded)1 tsp Olive oilBlack pepper (to taste)Dressing 4 Tbsp Apple cider vinegar4 Tbsp Olive Oil1 tsp Dijon mustard2 tsp Honey In a large sauté pan over medium heat, add 1 tsp olive... Continue Reading →

Creating Healthy, Happy Meals Together

Fall is here, and along with its arrival, we begin to think of having warm and comforting meals with our family. The reality is… some evenings can be chaotic, with limited time, busy work, and different family schedules. We may end up eating on the go or having convenience meals in front of the TV.... Continue Reading →

Banana Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies

Mornings can be chaotic, but eating a healthy breakfast does not need to be hard. Try these easy, nutritious breakfast cookies the next time you and your family need a breakfast on the go! Banana Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies 1 cup rolled oats1 1/2 mashed bananas3/4 cup shredded zucchini1/3 cup nut or seed butter... Continue Reading →

Eat Better, Eat Together

October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month. Eating as a family not only positively impacts your child’s physical health, but also their social health. Mealtime can be a great way to get a break from busy schedules and create experiences with your child in the kitchen. Family meals can also improve your child’s school performance.... Continue Reading →

Chili Mac and Cheese- Whole Grains for the Win!

Adding more whole grains to your day doesn't mean that you have to compromise flavor. Try this whole grain recipe as part of your "baby steps" to eating more whole grains! Quick, easy and full of flavor! Chili Mac and Cheese This Chili Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food, while still being healthy... Continue Reading →

Baby Steps to Eating More Whole Grains

Though the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults eat at least three to five servings of whole grains a day and children two to three, most Americans consume one or less. And a whopping 40% of Americans don’t eat whole grains at all! If you are feeling discouraged at the thought of switching... Continue Reading →

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