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No-Fuss Recipes

While we still have those kids in the kitchen, let’s start getting them prepared for next school year. We’ve come up with a few easy lunch ideas, children can make themselves with minimal adult supervision. Use your SNAP dollars to purchase the items necessary if you don’t already have them in your home. Recipe 1:[…] Read More

Patriotic Fruit Salad

It’s still strawberry and blueberry season in North Carolina! There couldn’t be a better time to utilize your SNAP dollars for low cost in-season fruit. These brightly colored red and blue fruits will pair nicely with vanilla yogurt, whip cream, or cool whip. Give your children a healthy cool snack that the whole family can[…] Read More

Infused Water

With the summer months just around the corner, what better way to cool down than with a refreshing Fruit-Infused Water. Use your SNAP benefits to take advantage of the North Carolina in-season fruits and vegetables. For the month of May, strawberries and blueberries are two of the fruits, which are in season. For a complete[…] Read More

Online SNAP-Walmart & Amazon

As previously reported, the USDA has approved the purchasing of groceries online with SNAP benefits. Currently, the largest retailers utilizing this feature are Walmart and Amazon. North Carolinians currently receiving SNAP benefits now have the option to make grocery purchases online. We’ve explored how online shopping works at Walmart so you can know what to[…] Read More

Seasoned Popcorn

Looking for an interesting way to spice up your favorite snack? Try different seasonings! Popcorn is a snack time favorite and can served in a variety of ways to satisfy your taste buds. Why not experiment with different seasoning selections until you find the perfect one. Popcorn seasoning can be added to pre-made bagged popcorn,[…] Read More