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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Bell Pepper Pizza

A fun twist on pizza for the whole family to enjoy. Pick your toppings from spinach to olives to broccoli to customize dinner for each person! Bell Pepper Pizza A fun and simple recipe for the whole family! 1 bell pepper1/4 cup pizza sauce (low-sodium)1/4 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (grated)pinch dried oreganopinch dried basil1/4 cup... Continue Reading →

Grow Together

April is National Garden Month Planting a garden is a great way to spend time as a family. Spring is a perfect time to plan and plant your crops. Planning ahead will lead you to the most success in growing fruits and vegetables. Planting a garden will provide a fun outdoor activity loaded with lots... Continue Reading →

Fruit Dip

Fruit Dip Lime juice and orange concentrate gives this yogurt dip a tangy and sweet flavor. Serve it with your favorite fruits. 8 oz lowfat vanilla yogurt2 tbsp 100% orange juice1 tbsp lime juice1 tbsp brown sugar2 medium red apples (cored)1 medium plum (sliced)8 large strawberries1 medium pear (cored and sliced) In a small bowl,... Continue Reading →

African Peanut Stew

African Peanut Stew This is a delicious, warming soup packed with nutrition. It's also an easy way to get all of the MyPlate categories into one yummy bowl. Enjoy! 1 tbsp oil (olive or vegetable)1 medium onion (diced)1 jalapeno pepper (seeded and diced)1 1/2 tsp chili powder3 garlic cloves (minced, or 1 tsp. garlic powder)1/4... Continue Reading →

We All Need Protein

What does it do for us? We all need protein. It provides nutrients and energy and builds, maintains, and repairs the tissues in our body. Most Americans eat enough - but it is important to eat a variety of protein foods each week to improve nutrient intake and health benefits. What should I choose? Protein foods... Continue Reading →

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