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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
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
Food Hero Monthly Page 2

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
Store Well Waste Less Graphic

Herbs and Spices - Store Well Waste Less

■ Store dried herbs and spices in a cool, dark location away from direct heat or sunlight. Keep containers tightly closed.

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Herbs and Spices Monthly

Herbs and Spices - Shop and Save

❁ In bulk foods, you can buy a small amount to use while the flavor is strongest. Or try something new.

❁ Check for a “BEST by” date on packaged spices and herbs. They are still safe after the date but the flavor will be weaker.

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Pork Monthly

Pork - Shop and Save

Pork costs less than most other meats. Look for a “BEST if used by” date on the package. The leanest cuts of pork include tenderloin and loin or rib chops and roasts. Look for ground pork that is at least 85% lean.
Mar 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh

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