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Blueberry – Banana Smoothie

Our weather calls for some refreshing beverage that is not only nutritious but makes the most of seasonal fruit! A smoothie is the perfect summertime breakfast: it’s cool and fruity, and you can put it in a jar or thermos when you head out the door for your daily walk, or instead, enjoy it in[…] Read More

Yogurt & Blueberries Frozen Bars

With higher temperatures approaching our state, we want to continue to give you ideas with recipes where you can use the seasonal fruits in North Carolina. Invite the little hands at your home to help make this YOGURT & BLUEBERRIES FROZEN BARS.  The kids will learn how to make these bars and will enjoy eating[…] Read More

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