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Fruit Slush

Whether gathering indoors or outdoors, let’s celebrate with great food and cool drinks. The Fruit Slush is the perfect combination of summer fruits blended for a refreshing flavor. Try different fruit combinations to add in your own touch. Once prepared, add your own garnishes for a final touch or chop extra fruit for the bottom[…] Read More

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries are still in season in North Carolina! Get them while they’re locally grown, fresh, and low cost. Support local agriculture by visiting your county Farmers Market where your Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) dollars may be double. No matter if you’re blueberries are fresh, frozen, canned, or dried they’re easy to include in your meals[…] Read More

Strawberry Muffins

Who doesn’t love strawberries? Strawberries are delicious no matter if they’re fresh, frozen, dried, or canned. North Carolina’s strawberry in-season timeline runs from May through mid-June. If you can’t get your hands on them while they’re at the lowest prices of the season, use your SNAP dollars to drive the cost down. Strawberries are one[…] Read More

Getting Ahead of Holiday Meal Cost

Part 3-Perishable Items Now that the spices, freezer, and dry items have been purchased, you can plan a grocery trip for the perishable items. Using the same Menu/Ingredient list as previously, check to see which remaining items you have left. The only food items that should be remaining are the perishable fresh items. Don’t forget[…] Read More