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Milk Food Hero Monthly

Kids Can - Milk

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ pour milk into glasses to drink with a meal.

❁ shake or blend a smoothie.

❁ stir milk into pudding mix and add fruit.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Milk - Store Well Waste Less

■ Keep fresh milk refrigerated as much as possible - as soon as you take it home and right after each use.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Types of Milk

Fat-free, 1%, 2% and whole milk have increasing amounts of fat and calories but the same nutrients

including protein, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins A, D, B2, B3 and B12.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Milk Food Hero Monthly

Milk - Shop and Save

❁ Look for a date on the package to help you know how soon to use it.

❁ Milk sold in larger cartons and jugs is usually cheaper per ounce. Buy only the amount you can use before it spoils, or plan to freeze any extra.

❁ Powdered milk may cost the least.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Store Well Waste Less

Salad Greens - Store Well Waste Less

■ Greens are best when refrigerated with a little moisture and airflow. Cover greens with a damp paper towel in an open container or make holes in a plastic bag (20 holes in a medium bag). Some greens are sold in plastic boxes with holes. Use greens within 7 to 10 days for best quality.

May 28
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Salad Greens Food Hero Monthly

Salad Greens - Shop and Save

❁ Look for leaves that are fresh and show no signs of wilting or spoiling.

❁ Buy an amount that you can use within about a week. Bags or containers usually have a “BEST if used by” date.

May 28
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Lettuce

Types of Salad Greens

Try a mix for variety of flavor, texture and color. Darker color greens have more nutrients.

May 28
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Kids Can - Salad Greens

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ swish greens in a bowl of water to remove dirt.

❁ peel or cut fruit or veggies.

❁ measure and stir ingredients for salad dressings.

May 28
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Herbs and Spices Monthly Page 2

Kids Can - Herbs and Spices

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

❁ measure and mix ingredients together.

❁ wash and cut up fruits and vegetables for dipping.

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Fresh Herbs in a Bowl

Herbs and Spices - Fresh or dried?

Both fresh and dried herbs add flavor. Adjust amounts to your taste.

Most Herbs:

3 teaspoons fresh = 1 teaspoon dried

Garlic:

1 clove fresh = ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Ginger:

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh

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