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Kids Can - Apples !

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

❁ rub apples under cool running water.

❁ choose apples at the store.

Oct 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Store Well Waste Less - Apples

❁ Whole apples can be stored at room temperature for a few days. They can be stored in the refrigerator in a crisper drawer or open bag for up to 6 weeks.

❁ Apples that are starting to shrivel can be used in cooking.

Oct 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Types of Apples

Braeburn - Sweet-tart flavor and crisp texture; good fresh or cooked

Pink Lady (Cripps Pink) - Sweet-tart flavor and firm, crisp texture; excellent fresh or cooked, very good for freezing

Oct 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Shop and Save - Apples

❁ Look for apples that are firm and do not have broken skin, bruises or soft spots.

❁ Apples are harvested between August and November, but are available year round. During harvest time, apples may cost less and be more crisp.

Oct 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Kids Can - Rice!

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

❁  set the timer for cooking rice.

❁  package cooked rice to store in the refrigerator or freezer. 

❁  chop fruits, veggies or proteins for a rice bowl. 

Sep 08
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene
Sep 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Types of Rice

 Long-grain rice - including basmati and jasmine rice

❁ Light and fluffy; pieces do not stick together.1 cup rice + 2 cups liquid = 3 cups cooked rice

Medium-grain rice - including arborio rice

Sep 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Shop and Save - Rice

❁ When brown rice is processed to make white rice, the bran layer and the germ - and their nutrients - are removed. White rice labeledenriched has some nutrients added back. Enriched rice should not be rinsed before cooking.

Sep 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene
Step by step for cooking dry beans

Cooking Dry Beans

Cook Dry Beans in 3 Easy Steps: 

Sort and Rinse - Sort to remove stones, seeds or damaged beans. Rinse well to remove dust.

Aug 23
2019
 Posted by: SarahShort

Kids Can - Corn !

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

Show kids how to : 

❁ pull the husk and silk off the corn.

❁measure ingredients.

❁wash vegetables under cool running water. 

Aug 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

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