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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Thanksgiving Leftover Tips

Thanksgiving weekend is hands down, all about the leftovers.  From Turkey Soup made with leftover turkey, to Senate Soup made with leftover ham, to a classic Turkey, Stuffing and Cranberry Sandwich, Thanksgiving leftover foods can be even more exciting than the Thanksgiving Day food itself. Following some simple guidelines for your leftovers will ensure safe... Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Stuffing

The apples and dried cranberries give this stuffing a nice tart flavor. Using a slow-cooker makes holiday cooking a little less crowded. Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Stuffing 12 cups bread (whole-wheat, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 pound))1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 cup onion (washed and chopped (about 1 medium onion))4 cups celery (washed and chopped... Continue Reading →

Turkey Talk

Let's get ready to roast a turkey. Use our handy chart to find the right times for your turkey. Then get some pointers to enjoy a safe and tasty Thanksgiving turkey dinner . Click on Each Item to Get the Details: NEVER DEFROST AT ROOM TEMPERATURE Keep the turkey in its original wrapper. Place it... Continue Reading →

Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner

Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner This recipe is a wholesome Fall dinner dining option incorporating a lean protein, and a variety of vegetables. This cuisine would be best paired with a whole grain rice or pasta. A benefit of this dish is that different vegetables or protein sources can be substituted depending on flavor preferences. With... Continue Reading →

Holiday Meal Planning

Everyone seems to have at least one holiday meal that will never be forgotten…for the wrong reason. The neck and giblet bag cooked in the bird, forgotten eggs in the pumpkin pies, or our furry four-legged family member being the first to sample the holiday feast. These are just a few of the mishaps that... Continue Reading →

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Nachos

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Nachos A quick and easy weeknight meal that your family will love! 3 medium sweet potatoes1 can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed1 medium red bell pepper, diced1 small red onion, diced1 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded1 cup low-fat Greek yogurthot sauce to taste1/2 cup cilantro, chopped1 medium lime, zest and... 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 →

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