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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Southwest Salad

Southwest Salad A flavorful and nutrition packed recipe you and your family will love. Can openerstrainerMedium BowlKnife 1 onion (finely chopped)2 cans no-salt-added black beans ((15 oz.) cans)15 ounce can low-sodium corn (or bag frozen)15 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes1 cup fresh cilantro2 limes (juiced)1/2 tsp ground cumin1/2 tsp chili powder1/2 tsp Pepper corn tortilla... Continue Reading →

Roasted Sugar Snap Peas

Fresh snap peas are a wonderful, crunchy snack but when you ROAST snap peas, they become a little sweeter, richer, and make a great side dish to any protein. Roasted Sugar Snap Peas Fresh snap peas are a wonderful, crunchy snack but when you ROAST snap peas, they become a little sweeter, richer, and make... Continue Reading →

Storing Fresh Produce

Fresh fruits and vegetables are healthy and delicious, but they are also an investment that could end up in the garbage if not stored properly.  Below are a few tips to help keep you produce at their best.  Remember not all produce needs or should be stored in the refrigerator.   Ripen the following on the... Continue Reading →

Sweet & Spicy Green Smoothie

The ginger in this smoothie balances out the sweetness and gives it a zing! Kids love it! Sweet & Spicy Green Smoothie The ginger in this smoothie make is a little bit spicy to balance the sweetness of the fruit. Bottom line- It’s delicious! Blender 1 cup canned pineapple or pear chunks, no-sugar added (drained... Continue Reading →

DIY Veggie Tostada’s

DIY Veggie Tostada 10 corn tortillas (6 inch)cooking spray16 oz. fat free refried beans1/2 cup onion (diced)1 jalapeno (seeded and diced)1/2 cup low fat cheddar cheese (shredded)3 cups lettuce (shredded)1 cup tomato (optional topping )non fat sour cream (optional topping)prepared guacamole (optional topping) Preheat oven to 375 °F. Wash all produce before starting. Place tortillas in... Continue Reading →

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 →

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