RECIPE: Mini-Cabbages Pack Nutrient Punch

A Fall-weather favorite Brussels sprouts contain excellent levels of vitamins C and K, with more moderate amounts of B vitamins, such as folic acid and vitamin B6; essential minerals and fiber exist in lesser amounts. Brussels sprouts, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contain sulforaphane, a phytochemical under basic research for its potential anticancer properties. […]

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RECIPE: Tuna (or Salmon) Pasta Salad

A quick and easy salad – that you can make your own with a variety of vegetables, herbs, fresh or dried, canned tuna or salmon.  Or use different shapes of pasta for more fun variety Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  6 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 minutes  Ingredients: […]

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YOW October Events Focus on Caring Well for Community – Circle of Security Oct. 5th; Self Care with Robin Rose Speaker Series Oct. 19 & 20

Autumn already?  Feel like you’re just “falling into Fall” wondering, what happened to August and September?  Take some time in October for a focus on caring well – for our children and with self care.  There are several upcoming events from the Year of Wellness (YOW) and community partners to help you with ways to […]

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RECIPE: Apple Bars

Fall is in the air, and the kids are back to school.  Here is an easy recipe for lunches and snacks Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  12 bars Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 1 Hour Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup whole wheat flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon […]

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RECIPE: Cowboy Salad

With back-to-school time, here is a great easy recipe for lunch boxes and for those Labor Day picnics this weekend.  Cowboy Salad is quick to make so you’ll have more time for “me” time. Recipe Title: Cowboy Salad Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  8 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): […]

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Recipe Showcases Summer Classic – Watermelon

Art can take many forms, and preparing healthy, colorful and tasty dishes is an art form, itself.  Enjoy with delicious, colorful salsa that features the fruit of summer – watermelon. Watermelon Salsa Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  2 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups small […]

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The zucchini days of summer

  This prolific producing vegetable often gets a bad rap for over abundance. But now there are lots of great recipes to enjoy zucchini in many ways, and cheese makes anything tasty! Embrace and enjoy zucchini as a main dish (or side) – instead of just hidden in bread.   Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Source: […]

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