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Family Matters Newsletter - Family at dinner

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2019

  • November
    • English – Healthy Side Dishes for the Holidays; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Rainbow Coleslaw;
    • Spanish – Platos de acompañamiento saludables para las fiestas de temporada; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Ensalada de col;
  • October
    • English – Sweet Potatoes, a Good Choice; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Sweet Potato Puffs, Baked Sweet Potato Fries;
    • Spanish – Batatas, una buena elección; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Hojaldres de batatas, Papitas fritas de batatas;
  • September
    • English – Core Fact about Apples; Let’s Talk; Activity for Health;
    • Spanish – Datos esenciales acerca de las manzanas; Hablemos; Actividad para la salud
  • August
    • English – The Brown Bag Challenge; Let’s Talk; Activity for Health;
    • Spanish – El desafío de los bocadillos de la bolsa de papel; Hablemos; Actividad para la salud;
  • July
    • English – Get Moving!; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Colorful Quesadillas with Vegetables;
    • Spanish – ¡A moverse!; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Quesadillas coloridas con verduras;
  • June
    • English – What’s up with Water?; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Citrus Infused Water, Berry Mint Infused Water;
    • Spanish – ¿Qué hay con el agua?; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Agua preparada con cítricos, Agua preparada con bayas y menta;
  • May
    • English – We Can all Use More Fruits and Vegetables; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Rainbow Kabobs;
    • Spanish – Todos nosotros podríamos consumir más frutas y verduras; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Coloridas brochetas;
  • April
    • English – Reconnecting Children with Nature while providing opportunities for physical activity; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Peanut butter and Fruit Smoothie;
    • Spanish – Logrando la participación de los niños en la preparación de alimentos; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Batido de crema de cacahuate y fruta;
  • March
    • English – Getting Children Involved in Meal Preparation; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Scrambled Egg Muffins;
    • Spanish – Reconectando a los niños con la naturaleza mientras se les provee oportunidades para hacer actividades físicas; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Panecillos de huevos revueltos;
  • February
    • English – All About Avocado; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Salty Chili Chocolate Avocado Mousse (Vegan);
    • Spanish – Todo sobre los aguacates; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Mousse salado de chocolate, picante y aguacate (vegano);
  • January
    • English – Basics of Lentils; Let’s Talk; Recipe for Health – Tastee Lentil Burgers;
    • Spanish – Conceptos básicos sobre las lentejas; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Sabrosas ‘hamburguesas’ de lentejas;