Spring 2014 Health Link Online

HealthLink Online

Uniting Children, Parents, Caregivers, and Health Professionals

Recipes from USDA Team Nutrition for 25, 50 and 100 servings

Recipes from USDA Team Nutrition  for 25, 50 and 100 servings

The recipes in these new cookbooks feature foods both children and adults should consume more. These include dark green and orange vegetables, dry beans and peas, and whole grains.

All of these healthy recipes are low in total fat, saturated fat, sugar and sodium. With fun names like Porcupine Sliders, Smokin' Powerhouse Chili, and Squish Squash Lasagna, these kid-tested, kid-approved recipes will please children. Free print copies of the cookbooks are available to schools and child care centers who participate in Child Nutrition Programs. Go to http://tn.ntis.gov/ to order a print copy of the cookbooks. The cookbooks are online too.

For centers, go to http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/recipes-healthy-kids-cookbook-child-care-centers-0.

For small and large family child care homes, go to http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/recipes-healthy-kids-cookbook-child-care-centers-0.