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Month: July 2020

Curried Chicken Salad

Looking for a fresh main dish? This easy to make chicken salad will keep your kids busy while preparing, and satisfied after eating! Shredded chicken is coated with yogurt and curry powder; combined with crisp celery and apples to give this salad delicious flavor with a refreshing “crunch.” Chill and serve with crackers or use[…] Read More

Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins are such a convenient meal/snack. A one time preparation yields thirty (30) servings so there is plenty to go around. These muffins can easily be made into a breakfast meal. Simply pair with a side of fruit, yogurt, or orange juice. Check out our previous blog on fruit salad. Use your SNAP[…] Read More

Basic Quiche

Quiche can a breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal. This meal is so light and delicious. It can be customized to satisfy an entire household. The recipe discussed today does not include meat, but meat can be included in your dish. These low-cost ingredients can be paid for with your SNAP dollars and may be available[…] Read More

Crunchy Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a quick, versatile meal. Try it by itself, on bread, with crackers, or with lettuce. Chicken salad can also be made sweet or sour depending on the mood you’re in. The choice is yours! Add different types of fruits and vegetables until you are pleased with the taste! Ingredients 2 cups chicken[…] Read More

Fruit Kabob with Strawberry Dip

Ready for some fresh dessert for these hot days? Your kids can make this simple fruit kabob recipe with any fruit of your choice!  You can use seasonal fruit in North Carolina or get creative with your own variation of this delicious treat!   Makes: 6 kabobsIngredients1 cup yogurt, low-fat vanilla2 pears, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes3 cups strawberries, stems[…] Read More

One Pan Spaghetti

Who doesn’t love a home cooked meal with less clean up? One pan/pot meals are becoming more popular. Spend less time cleaning and more time with your family. This one pan spaghetti can be customized to satisfy your taste buds and is so simple to prepare, a child can assist. If you’re not a beef[…] Read More

Cucumber Watermelon Salad

Cucumber, watermelon and herbs are a delicious combination that’s perfect for the summer. Be sure to check and see if these ingredients are available at your local farmers market. Some farmer’s markets even double the value of your SNAP dollars. This particular salad uses lime juice and herbs for flavor, but you could also try this with a[…] Read More

Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders can satisfy an appetite of any age. Typically, chicken tenders are fried. Why not try a healthier alternative that is also budget friendly. The recipe listed below calls for a few ingredients and will be easy on your SNAP dollars. This is also a kid-friendly recipe that children can assist with in the[…] Read More