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26 July 2019, by , in blog, Development, Education, Food, Health, Nutrition, Comments off
What do you think of when we say dairy? Milk? Yogurt? Cheese? Dairy comes in different forms and can be hidden in some basic recipes. If you know someone who claims they don’t eat dairy because “they don’t like it”, it’s likely because they haven’t found a way to prepare it that their taste buds will enjoy. Options Cheese– Cheese is a very versatile food making it convenient for a multitude of recipes. You can add it to dishes or eat it alone. Add cheese to salads, sauces, pasta, and even desserts to jazz up your plate. Serve cheese with fruit or other finger foods to make a mess-free appetizer....
1 March 2019, by , in blog, Camp, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Savings, Supplies, Comments off
Smell it? Smell the burning pine as it crackles to the sound of a hissing log engulfed by flame. Smell the freshly cooked smores as you listen to your peers whisper untold stories only found in depths of their imagination. Camping is time spent forming memories and building lasting friendships. It’s important to create a memorable experience that makes people want to return year after year, and careful planning is the key to accomplishing this goal. Continue reading for tips on how you can prepare your camp for a successful season! Hiring Who you hire to help run your camp is extremely important. The hiring process can be lengthy, but...
28 January 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Uncategorized, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 1 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic- minced 2 medium onions- diced 2 bell peppers- any color, cored and chopped 2 large carrots- peeled and diced 2 stalks celery- diced 1 medium sweet poato- peeled and cubed (optional- I added it!) 2 pounds ground turkey- I used 93% lean* 1 1/2-2 cups water- more as needed 1 can tomato sauce- (15oz) 1 can diced tomatoes in their juices- (14.5oz) 3 Tbs chili powder 1 Tbs ground cumin 1 Tbs paprika 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp kosher sea salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground...
3 January 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Uncategorized, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday   —————————————— Ingredients 5 large potatoes, peeled 1 small onion 2 eggs lightly beaten 1/4 Cup bread crumbs, matzah meal or flour 1 1/2 Tsp coarse salt (1 tsp if using kosher salt) Freshly ground black pepper . . Directions 1. Grate potatoes coarsely or finely, to your preference. Finely grate onion. 2. Place grated potatoes and onion in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze tightly until all of the liquid is strained. 3. Place the strained potatoes and onion in a large bowl and add the eggs, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. 4. Heat the 1-inch...
How to Deal with Picky Eaters
25 September 2014, by , in blog, Food, Head Start, Health, Nutrition, Comments off
Food Purchasing for Head Starts: How to Deal With Picky Eaters When it comes to feeding toddlers and preschoolers, to say that it is an “adventure” is a bit of an understatement. The National Head Start Association provides early childhood education and nutrition opportunities to the children and families who participate in its programs. You might imagine that the teachers and care givers who work for the Head Start Program experience a lot of situations with picky eaters and kids who don’t want to try new things. Quality Nutrition on a Budget Despite the drastic sequester budget cuts that administrators of the Head Start Program were forced to deal with...
28 July 2014, by , in blog, Budgeting, Education, Education news, Head Start, Comments off
The Many Benefits of Early Education Programs for Families Head Start administrators have an awesome responsibility. Studies show that early education programs have many more benefits than previous realized. Getting children ready for school by teaching them the basic fundamentals, which are often missed out on in low-income family situations where private preschool is not in the budget, is just part of the equation. Setting up a basic standard of healthcare, providing healthy nutrition, dental care opportunities and encouraging family participation are just some of the other jobs that Head Start administrators undertake. Budgeting for Benefits It is important for Head Start Programs to offer children and their families as...
21 February 2014, by , in blog, Education, educational articles, Food, Head Start, Health, Nutrition, Comments off
The Importance Child Nutrition Plays in Head Start Programs When most people think about Head Start Programs, they think about early childhood learning and education for low-income families. And while it’s true that Head Start is an educational community service that millions have counted on since the program was first launched, the nutritional services of Head Start are just as important. It is the cooperative effort between education and quality nutrition that makes the Head Start Program so successful in the communities where it is needed most. Head Start administrators work together with staff and participating families to identify the nutritional requirements of each child. This helps the program and...