Blogs & Recipes

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

Nutty Apple Crisp

Looking for a sweet recipe with your favorite fruit? Well look no further! Nutty Apple Crisp takes fresh apples and turns them into a tasty dessert. Sweet varieties of apples like Honeycrisp, Fuji, or Gala work best for this recipe since there is very little added sugar!  Adding nuts and oatmeal to the top of[…] Read More

Frozen Peach Pops

Looking for more simple frozen desserts for these hot days in North Carolina? Quickly throw these simple ingredients together for a sweet, healthy treat on warm days!   Try these frozen Peach pops. Utilize your SNAP dollars to purchase the food items in this recipe. Makes: 6 servings Ingredients2 peaches, chopped into small pieces⅔ cup yogurt, low-fat vanilla2 cups orange[…] Read More

Fantastic French Toast

There’s nothing better than homemade French toast. Use your SNAP dollars to buy just five ingredients and enjoy! Put a twist on traditional plain French toast by adding fruit, or using honey instead of syrup. Ingredients 2 eggs ½ cup non-fat milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 6 slices whole wheat bread Syrup or other toppings[…] Read More