Healthy Food/Recipes



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

Food for Families on the Go

Tips for Eating More Fruits and Vegetables



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.


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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