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Beet and Apple Salad

Beets are officially in season in North Carolina! If you’ve ever struggled on deciding what to do with this plant/vegetable, then this blog is for you. Beets are a popular root plant/vegetable which can be used in a variety of ways. Beets are a vegetable that can be boiled or served cold. Like any other[…] Read More

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

Sweet Potato Chili

We all love soups and chili when the weather begins to cool. Sweet Potato chili takes advantage of the in-season potato for a delicious meal. At only $5.19 for the recipe cost, $ 0.65 per serving, you’ll get the most bang for your buck or SNAP dollars with this recipe. Sweet Potato chili gives you[…] Read More