College Cooking Classes

Cooking is an important life skill that many college bound students may not be knowledgeable in.  I have had many parents bring their kids to class because they feel they may listen to someone else better than listening to them. Or, some parents may not feel comfortable enough in the kitchen themselves  or have the time to teach their…
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Free Summer Meals

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. This summer, USDA plans to serve more than 200 million free meals to children 18 years and under at approved SFSP sites.  You can find sites near you by entering your address here or texting…
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Kids Cooking Camp

There are limited spaces available for the  Kid’s Cooking Camp scheduled for June 12-15 in Fargo for ages 8-13.  More information and registration here. This is a wonderful program that will lay the foundation for healthy eating by educating and empowering students about basic kitchen safety, creating a healthy balanced plate, how to subsititue ingredients…
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Healthy Mayo Swap

With summer and grilling season upon us, many people will be making more salads and dips using mayonnaise and sour cream.  To make them healthier, consider swapping Greek yogurt for the mayo and sour cream.  Mayo is high in calories and saturated fat.  By using Greek yogurt you can increase your protein and calcium intake. …
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Homemade Popsicles

With summer weather starting to appear, popsicles will become more popular.  They are easy to make and by making your own, you can control ingredients and sugar. They also taste better since they are probably fresher than the ones you buy. I blended vanilla yogurt and fresh strawberries in a blender and froze in molds.…
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