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Apple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are always in season in North Carolina. Apple Glazed Sweet Potatoes calls for four simple ingredients and will be easy on the SNAP dollars. Enjoy this delicious recipe as a side dish or dessert. Make sure to get the kids involved in the preparation (if age appropriate). Check out the directions below and[…] Read More

Stuffed Tomatoes

It’s still tomato season in North Carolina. Take advantage of those low prices and abundance of delicious red tomatoes. Get creative and try new menu items outside of soups, sauces, and salads. You’ve probably heard of stuffed peppers or stuffed summer squash, but what about stuffed tomatoes?  This recipe is great with chicken, fish, or a[…] Read More

Three Sisters Salad

The Three Sisters salad is a simple recipe that calls for canned, fresh or frozen vegetables. With easy preparation, this is a recipe that the children can get involved in. This budget friendly side dish only calls for six (6) ingredients and won’t use much of your SNAP dollars. Check out the background, ingredients, and[…] Read More

Simple Roasted Carrots

Not a big fan of vegetables?  Roasting them is a great way to make them taste delicious, especially for the kids to enjoy! They taste even better using your SNAP dollars.  You can enjoy these carrots with a spice of your choice. Makes: 4-6 servings Ingredients 12 medium carrots, raw 2 Tbs olive oil ¼[…] Read More

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes can easily be paired with anything. This famous side dish is loved by family members of all ages. Whether you like this dish with cheese, plain, or loaded, it’s guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. Preparation is simple and children can help in the “mashing” process. This budget friendly recipe won’t use too[…] Read More