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Newsletter last updated: Saturday, November 25, 2017

Recipe of the Week
Teen
Mia Y. really likes this idea
submitted by AMY P from WV:

Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Ingredients:
2 slices of wheat bread
1 whole banana
2 teaspoons of peanut butter
Directions to prepare:
  1. Spread the peanut butter on the bread.
  2. Cut your banana into slices and put on the peanut butter bread.
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Snack Facts:
This yummy snack provides a serving of wheat, protein, and fruit.
  • Wheat bread is a healthy bread choice and much better for you than white bread.
  • Peanut butter is a great source of protein.
  • Bananas are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and potassium.
  • Teen
    Amber S. suggests:

    Nachos

    Ingredients:
    10 tortilla chips
    1/2 cup salsa
    1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    olives
    Utencils:
    baking sheet, spoon, oven mit
    Directions to prepare:
    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Spread tortilla chips on baking sheet.
    3. Using a spoon spread salsa over the tortilla chips.
    4. Sprinkle with cheese and olive pieces.
    5. Bake for about 5 minutes.
    6. You can also prepare nachos on a plate and microwave on high for 30 seconds if you don't want to use the oven.
    Prep Time:
    10-15 minutes
    Snack Facts:
    This is a yummy snack that is also fun to eat. Cheese provides protein and calcium. Tomatoes in the salsa are a great source of the antioxidant lycopene. Olives are high in fat, but it is a monounsaturated fat which is a heart healthy fat!
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