This article describes the 5 groups from the MY PLATE: Fruits, Vegetables, Protein, Grains & Dairy/Calcium rich foods. A recipe for the MY PLATE WRAP is given.
Summer cooking class will begin June 20-22 at Trinity Methodist from 9-12.This class will teach students kitchen safety and how to prepare foods. Cost is $30.
This Vegetable Santa Claus will bring smiles to young and old and provide a serving of vegetables, also. This recipe is simple to construct and
Serving a Vegetable Platter that looks like a turkey is a delicious, nutritious way to incorporate more vegetables into your Thanksgiving feast.
Learn to make Salmon Patties with 6 ingredients. This recipe features a low fat protein with 110 Calories & 12 grams of protein per serving.
Learn how to make tortilla roll-ups with this recipe video. Youth Lesson # 4 Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole From Pub. 3128
Okra is one of the favorite summer vegetables in the Southern diet because it grows through the hot summer months when few other fresh vegetables are available from the garden. The fresh flavor of okra can be enjoyed all winter by freezing the summer surplus. Use these freezing guidelines to enjoy okra year-round. (PDF Format Only)
Fruits are high in natural acids and can be safely canned in a boiling water bath. Use these recommendations to safely can your fruits. (online only)
Greens freeze well, and most of them may be canned successfully at home if special precautions are taken to ensure adequate processing in a pressure canner. Use these steps to successfully can mustard greens, turnip greens, collard greens, spinach, kale or chard. (PDF Format Only)
Changing lifestyles have made meal preparation more demanding than ever. Preparing and freezing foods ahead of time can be a great convenience – or even a necessity in some instances. Information for baked products, doughs, main dishes, sandwiches, soups, sauces, vegetable dishes, fruit dishes, desserts, sweets, spices and foods that do not freeze well. (PDF Format Only)
Enjoy Louisiana crawfish for delicious taste and good nutrition. Crawfish are an excellent source of high-quality protein and are low in calories, fat and saturated fat. Information on types of crawfish, availability, cooking, freezing, nutrients and recipes included. (PDF Format Only)
Home-canned vegetables are safe, nutritious and good to eat – if canned properly. (PDF Format Only)
With the increased number of home gardens, more people are interested in freezing or canning surplus fruits and vegetables. Although freezing is one of the simplest and best ways to “put up” most fruits and vegetables, canning can be an economical way to preserve food at home. Use these to steps for safe home canning. (PDF Format Only)
This publication includes information on how to prepare a healthy supper every day without spending hours in the kitchen. It also includes information and tips to save time and money.