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Family Matters Newsletter - Family at dinner

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  • October
    • English – Find out about all the new fall produce starting to be available; Let’s Talk; learn how to preserve pumpkins and winter squash by freezing; Recipe for Health; Family Friendly Ways to Use Frozen Pumpkin or Winter Squash
    • Spanish – Infórmese sobre todos los productos nuevos de otoño que comienzan a estar disponibles; Hablemos; aprenda a conservar las calabazas y las calabazas de invierno congelándolas; Receta para la salud; Maneras familiares de usar calabaza congelada o calabaza de invierno congelado.
  • September
    • English – Learn about hiking and how it promotes healthy mind, body, and family. Let’s Talk; Starting to Hike; Recipe for Health – Trail Mix
    • Spanish – Aprenda sobre el senderismo y cómo promueve la salud de la mente, el cuerpo y la familia. Hablemos; Comenzando a caminar; Receta para la salud – Trail Mix
  • August
    • English – Learn about how beans can spice up your meal; Let’s Talk; encourage your children to eat beans; Recipe for Health – Bean Salad;
    • Spanish – Aprenda cómo los frijoles pueden condimentar su comida; Hablemos; anime a sus hijos a comer frijoles; Receta para la salud: ensalada de frijoles;
  • July
    • English – Learn how to tell if fruits are fresh with some helpful tips; Lets Talk; teaching kids about fruit nourishment; Recipes for Health – Fresh Peach Salsa
    • Spanish – Aprenda a saber si las frutas son frescas con algunos consejos útiles; Hablemos; enseñar a los niños sobre la nutrición de las frutas; Recetas para la salud – Salsa de durazno fresco
  • June
    • English – Find out how herbs can enhance your meal; Let’s Talk; lower salt use with herbs, onion, garlic, and spices; Recipes for Health – Tabbouleh;
    • Spanish – Discubra como hierbas pueden ayudar con su comida: Hablemos; como usar menos sal con hierbas, cebolla, ajo y especias: Receta del mes – Tobule;
  • May
    • English – Getting out into Nature: Healthy Snacks for Hiking; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – No Bake Date Energy Balls;
    • Spanish – Salir para entrar en la naturaleza: bocadillos saludables para hacer excursionismo; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Bolas de energía sin cocinar
  • April
    • English – Meal Prepping for the Whole Family; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Beef Stir-Fry;
    • Spanish – Preparación de comidas para toda la familia; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Sofrito de carne de res (Stir-Fry);
  • March
    • English – Yoga for Kids; Let’s Talk; Yoga poses;
    • Spanish – Yoga para los niños; Hablemos; Dos posturas de yoga para principiantes;
  • February
    • English – Food Waste; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Simple Leftover Soup Recipe;
    • Spanish – Desperdicio de alimentos; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Receta simple para preparar una sopa con comidas sobrantes;
  • January
    • English – Gluten Who?; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Gluten-free Flatbread;
    • Spanish – ¿Gluten Quién?; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Pan plano sin gluten;