Find a Feeding Site

The idea of finding our family's next meal can be scary. 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. Idaho Health & Welfare Food Assistance Program Resources: Statewide Food Programs You can find a local feeding site... Continue Reading →

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Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps 1 pound ground turkey1 bell pepper (diced)1/4 cup carrots (shredded)2 green onions (sliced)2 cloves garlic (minced)1 Tbsp. fresh ginger (grated)2 Tbsp. soy sauce (low sodium)1 Tbsp. rice vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)1 head butter lettuce (or other large leaf lettuce)1 Tbsp. lime juice 1/4 cup cilantro Wash all vegetables under cold... Continue Reading →

Banana Pancake Breakfast Tacos

Banana Pancake Breakfast Tacos A quick, easy, and healthy breakfast recipe. bowlForkSkilletSpatulaSpoon 1 Banana2 Eggs3 tbsp Greek Yogurt, Vanilla (low-fat)1/8 cup Blueberries1/8 cup Raspberries Mash banana with fork.Add 2 eggs.Whisk together.Pour 1/3 of batter on a skillet at medium heat. Cook until golden. Flip with a spatula. Repeat 2 more times to make 3 pancakes.Put... Continue Reading →

Choosing a Better Breakfast

Many people have heard the saying “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. Research has found this statement to be true because eating breakfast can help jump start our brains and metabolism. Our metabolism increases after we eat, so the sooner we eat in the morning, the sooner our body will start metabolizing... Continue Reading →

Summer Breeze Smoothies

A delicious smoothie to be made as a summertime snack or dessert. Summer Breeze Smoothies A delicious smoothie to be made as a summertime snack or dessert. Blender 1 cup plain yogurt (non-fat)6 strawberries (medium)1 cup pineapple (crushed, canned in juice)1 banana (medium)1 tsp vanilla extract4 ice cubes Place all ingredients in blender and puree... Continue Reading →

Physical Activity and Dehydration

As the summer temperatures increase, it becomes harder to stay cool while being physically active.  Exercise and warmer temperatures can increase the temperature of our bodies and increases our heart rate.  Sweating is the way our bodies cool themselves and if we do not actively drink fluids, we can become dehydrated quickly.  Drinking, especially water,... Continue Reading →

Zesty Watermelon & Jicama Salad

When it's hot outside, this cool salad is so refreshing. Zesty Watermelon & Jicama Salad Easy and flavorful, this salad just might become your go-to BBQ side dish! 4 cups watermelon (rind removed, seeded and cubed into 1-inch pieces)1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese (or another crumbly cheese such as feta)1 cup chopped peeled jicama1/4 cup... Continue Reading →

Honey Nut No-Bake Granola Bars

Honey Nut No-Bake Granola Bars 1 1/4 cup crisp brown rice cereal 1 cup quick-cooking oats  (uncooked)1/3 cup honey1/2 cup peanut butter (or nut butter of choice)1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup raisins (optional)2 tsp chia seeds or flax seeds (optional)1/2 cup toasted, chopped walnuts (optional) Line an 8x8 pan with plastic wrap... Continue Reading →

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