Healthy Food/Recipes

 

HEALTHY FOOD RESOURCES

Getting children involved in food preparation is a great way to encourage them to try fruits, vegetables, and new foods. Here are some suggestions for parents:

Kids Calendar of Recipes
www.bcidahofoundation.org/color-me-healthy/Kids-Recipes-by-the-Month.pdf

Food for Families on the Go
www.bcidahofoundation.org/color-me-healthy/family-recipes.html

Tips for Eating More Fruits and Vegetables
www.bcidahofoundation.org/color-me-healthy/tips.html

 

RECIPES

PUMPKIN PIE SQUASH  A fall comfort-food recipe that uses butternut squash and taste like pie! Eating vegetables that are orange in color are rich in betacarotene and vitamin C.

STOPLIGHT CORN SALAD  A crunchy, fresh salad utilizing garden peppers. This recipe was featured during the Kids Day of Service at Garfield Elementary.

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VEGGIE BARLEY SALAD with ORANGE-HONEY VINAIGRETTE  A recipe by Boise second-grader Mac Wirth was picked as the Idaho winner in the “2013 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge,” a competition promoted by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, Epicurious, and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Education.

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