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Winter Squash

Winter Squash

Winter Squash is an excellent source of vitamin A and also provides many minerals.

Jan 08
2020
 Posted by: SarahShort
Shop and Save - Winter Squash

Shop and Save - Winter Squash

Save money on Winter Squash:

❁ Choose squash that are firm and heavy for their size with dull skin. Avoid squash with soft spots or broken skin.

❁ Winter squash is usually available year round but may be cheaper and taste better in fall and winter.

Jan 08
2020
 Posted by: SarahShort
Store Well Waste Less - Winter Squash
Jan 08
2020
 Posted by: SarahShort
Jan 06
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Shop and Save - Oats

Tips on how to save money on oats:

Compare package sizes for the lowest cost per ounce. Bulk oats may cost less than packaged oats.  Oats should smell faintly sweet or have no smell. Avoid oats that have an unpleasant or musty smell.
Jan 06
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Types of Oats

Rolled Oats - whole oats are steamed and rolled into flakes

Old Fashioned - thick flakes; has the most texture; cooks in 5 minutes

Jan 06
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Kids Can - Oats

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

Show kids how to:

wash veggies under cool running water.  measure liquid ingredients. cut green onions with kitchen scissors.  grate cheese.
Jan 06
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene
Store Well Waste Less

Store Well Waste Less - Carrots

■ Wash the carrots and trim off the green leaf tops, if present.

■ Store the carrots in a plastic bag. Poke a few small holes in the bag for air movement. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 weeks.

■ Keep carrot sticks for snacks in your refrigerator for up to a week.

Dec 04
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Carrots Monthly

Shop and Save - Carrots

❁ Choose firm carrots with even color. Avoid carrots that are soft or limp. If the leaf tops are still on, they should be bright green.

❁ Baby carrots should be moist but not slimy.

Dec 04
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Rainbow Carrots

Types of Carrots

Carrots come in many colors! If you don’t find them in stores, growing them from seed may be an option. Baby carrots are a type of carrot picked when they are still small. Baby-cut carrots are actually larger carrots that have been peeled and cut smaller.

Dec 04
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh

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