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Feed your family with a healthy comfort food like Power Mac and Cheese. Helpful-hint: cut-up broccoli for a grab-and-go snack. Serves 8.
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
4 tablespoons flour
Milk, 2 cups
Cheddar cheese, …
Our Pasta and Kale Salad recipe is light but filling and perfect for lunch. Serves 8.
4 cups raw kale, shredded
1⁄4 cup Ranch salad dressing
Squeeze of lemon juice
1 tomato, diced
1/3 cup crumbled feta ch…
Try this Squash Casserole with Saltine Crust recipe! Take a trip to your local farmers market this summer while squash is in season. Serves 8.
6 medium yellow squash, sliced
1 yellow onion, chopped
Love grilling? Try our Half Veggie Burger recipe! Combine lean ground turkey or beef with canned pinto beans for tasty backyard burgers that will help save your budget. Serves 8.
2 cans pinto beans, 14 ounces each, d…
Try our recipe for Quick Stir Fry! Super easy and a great way to add veggies to your diet. Save money by stocking up on canned and frozen veggies when they go on sale. Serves eight.
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Try our recipe for Apple Celery Slaw! Budget-friendly and great as a side to any summer dish. Here’s a list of what you’ll need. Serves eight.
½ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon mustard
This Skillet Spaghetti recipe is sure to please the kiddos! One pot meals are a great way to use lots of healthy veggies, and cleanup is a breeze! Here’s a list of what you’ll need. Serves six.
1 jar pasta sauce, 28 ounces…
For kids, getting the right nutrients is important for healthy growth. Helping your child eat a variety of foods from all food groups is the best way to make sure your child gets all the nutrients needed for growth and development. Here are…
Have you ever thrown away a jar of peanut butter because it was past the “Best if Used By” date? Maybe you noticed the “Sell-By” date on your milk carton was yesterday, and even though it looked and smelled okay, you were still too …
Kids. It takes just a few small steps each day to keep them healthy. From fruit and vegetable servings to physical activity, take a look at the numbers to live by.
Numbers To Live By
5 servings of fruits and vegetables – Eat a rain…
How much should you eat? Choosing healthy foods is important, but so is eating the right amount. Take a look at the amount of food you are served compared to one serving. Here are a few simple portion control tricks.
Portion control tricks…
Why is it so hard to shake the salt habit? The biggest sources of salt in our diet might surprise you. About 75 percent of salt in the American diet comes from processed foods and restaurant foods. That means all of those packaged foods and…
How many meals can you make from one chicken? Buy a whole chicken on sale at the grocery store, and turn it into six great meals! Cooking the chicken in a crock pot makes for a tender, juicy chicken, great broth and also easy cooking.
Saving money is a plus, especially when it comes to food. Below is a list of ways to help you save your food dollars.
Take time to plan your meals and make a grocery list. This usually takes less time than the time spent going ba…