Thankful for Sweet Potatoes and So Much More!

We're featuring SWEET POTATOES this week! Both recipes are from the American Diabetes Association A starchy vegetable full of vitamins A, C, fiber, potassium, and FLAVOR!  *Note: Both recipes are also available in Spanish and English on our blog, http://www.EatSmartIdahoInTheKitchen.com Sweet Potato Apple Casserole Ingredients Serves 8 4 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed with a vegetable... Continue Reading →

How to Become a Fall Fitness Fanatic

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/how-a-christmas-story-became-an-american-tradition The key to all Fall activities is layers! Worried about being too cold? Then put on jacket! Worried about being too hot once you get moving? Then wear a t-shirt underneath! Sometimes our biggest excuse for not going outside is the fact that we don’t know what to wear when being active. A simple... Continue Reading →

Apples

While we are able to get apples all year round, this time of year they are particularly tasty. This is apple season. Apples are a great snack, that are also very healthy. You can grab one on the go, cut it up and enjoy it as an after-school snack, or mix it into dishes to... Continue Reading →

Winter Squash

We are now nestled into the Fall season here in Idaho, which means crisp air, crunchy leaves, and a bounty of winter squashes! The most common varieties that can be found in stores are pumpkins, acorn squash, butternut squash and spaghetti squash. Winter squashes are a great source of vitamin A for promoting vision health,... Continue Reading →

Healthy breakfast on the go!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many of us don’t have time every morning for a sit-down meal. Convenience is part of our lives, but that doesn’t mean you have to buy prepackaged breakfast foods or hit the drive thru.  Try this simple recipe and in less than 30 minutes you’ll... Continue Reading →

Kids Eat Right Month

August is Kids Eat Right Month and a great time for families to learn how to cook healthy together! A clever way to encourage children to try new foods is to get kids in the kitchen. This week, we're featuring recipes to help kids start young and learn simple cooking tasks before moving on to... Continue Reading →

Idaho Seasonal Produce

Idaho is known for its potatoes, but what about the other vegetables and fruits that grow in abundance? There are over 40 different types of vegetables and fruits grown in the summer months alone. Listed below are a few examples of the produce that are in season in August. Apples, Apricots, Beans, Beets, Berries (various),... Continue Reading →

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