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Smashed Cucumber Salad

This is such a fresh and simple salad! The kids will love this after a hot day! Especially here in North Carolina, you can easily find fresh and crispy cucumbers using your SNAP dollars. And it’s fun to whack the cucumbers. Removing a few strips of peel from the cucumber makes it easier to smash—plus,[…] Read More

Homemade Applesauce

Plenty of us have purchased large bags of fruit just to let them rot. Why not explore new ideas so SNAP dollars don’t go to waste. Let’s talk specially about apples. Applesauce is a household classic that has been around for years. Instead of purchasing it at the store, homemade applesauce will put your fruit[…] Read More

Home Made Trail Mix

Trail Mix is household classic. This snack can come in a variety of forms and can be customized to fit individual taste. Trail mix selection bars (ingredients are set out for individual selection) are a becoming more popular as a way to please the entire family’s snack craving. These simple recipes can be prepared with[…] Read More

Apples with Peanut Butter

Looking for an easy, yummy and nutritional snack? Here is a solution! With this easy to make snack that involves so little and yet your kids can gain so much! Not just while preparing it but also while enjoying it. This little snack is creamy, crunchy and satisfying. KITCHEN GEAR: Cutting board Sharp knife (adult[…] Read More

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