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Family Matters Newsletter - Family at dinner

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2020

  • October
    • English – Healthy and Quick Meals for Busy Families; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – One Pot – Skillet Lasagna;
    • Spanish – Comidas rápidas, pero saludables, para las familias atareadas; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Lasaña de una-sola-sartén;
  • September
    • English – Tips for Raising Healthy, Happy Eaters; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies;
    • Spanish – Consejos para criar niños saludables, comensales felices; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Galletas de crema de cacahuate para el desayuno;
  • August
    • English – Drying Fruit – Fun Activity to Do with Children; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – A Good Introduction to Drying Fruit – Bananas and Grapes;
    • Spanish – Secando fruta para su consumo – Una actividad divertida para hacerla con los niños; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Una buena introducción al proceso de deshidratación de frutas – Bananas y uvas;
  • July
    • English – Cool Down with Refreshing, Flavor Infused Water; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Refreshing, Low-calorie Beverages Your Children Can Help Make;
    • Spanish – Enfríese con una refrescante agua de sabor; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Bebidas refrescantes bajas en calorías que sus niños pueden ayudar a preparar;
  • June
    • English – Making Your Family’s Summer Healthy & Active; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Veggie Roll-Ups, Rainbow Popsicles;
    • Spanish – Haciendo que el verano de su familia sea saludable y activo; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Enrollados de verduras, Paletas arcoíris;
  • May
    • English – Creating a Healthy Food Environment at Home; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Frozen Yogurt Bar;
    • Spanish – Creando un ambiente de alimentación saludable en casa ; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Corteza de Yogurt congelad;
  • April
    • English – How Do I Teach My Children to Have Good Food Habits?; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Whole Wheat Tortillas;
    • Spanish – ¿Cómo les enseño a mis hijos a tener hábitos saludables de alimentación?; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Tortillas de trigo integral;
  • March
    • English – Learn to Enjoy Vegetables with a Fun Family Activity; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Miso-Honey Dressing;
    • Spanish – Aprenda a disfrutar las verduras con una divertida actividad familiar; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Aderezo miso-avinagrado de miel;
  • February
    • English – A Feast for Your Eyes! Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Roasted Salmon with Mango Salsas;
    • Spanish – ¡Un festín para sus ojos!; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Salmón asado con salsa de mango;
  • January
    • English – Rooting for Root Vegetables; Let’s Talk; Recipes for Health – Rainbow Root Vegetable Pancakes;
    • Spanish – Reconociendo el valor de las hortalizas de raíz; Hablemos; Receta para la salud – Panqueques con un arcoíris de tubérculos;