Around the World in 80 Plates, Recipes

Around the World in 80 Plates: Tunisia

Welcome to the northernmost country on the African continent: Tunisia! It is directly south of Italy, across the Mediterranean Sea, and is in between Algeria and Libya. People have lived here for a really really long time; since about the 10th century BC, but much of the information on the city then is only written… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Tunisia

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Around the World in 80 Plates: Israel

Captain Create has a really fast balloon! He has gone almost all the way around the globe to one of the longest inhabited countries in the world, Israel. Israel is a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, and is regarded by Jews, Christians ,and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Israel

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Merry Christmas!! // Cranberry Orange Oatmeal

Oranges and clementines are one of Captain Create's favorite wintertime fruits! They are an easy on-the-go snack that can be eaten as is, but cooking with oranges is fun too! Here's one of Captain Create's favorite breakfasts! You'll need plain oats, water, vanilla, brown sugar, cinnamon, yogurt, dried cranberries, and an orange! Step 1 -… Continue reading Merry Christmas!! // Cranberry Orange Oatmeal

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Nasaump // Native American Porridge

Around this time of year, it's fun to talk about the pilgrims and what they ate for their first Thanksgiving meal. Native American Indians were the ones who showed the pilgrims the best kinds of food to eat in America. Native Americans were kind and very resourceful. They knew where to find and plant the… Continue reading Nasaump // Native American Porridge

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Grab n’ Go Breakfasts // Yummy Yogurt Parfait

We know breakfast is important, but sometimes it's hard to find time for this meal. Making breakfast ahead of time is one way to make mornings easier! Take a look at our yummy yogurt parfait you can store in reusable containers. We'll need yogurt, fruit, and cereal! It doesn't matter what fruit or cereal you… Continue reading Grab n’ Go Breakfasts // Yummy Yogurt Parfait

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Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts

September is Family Mealtime Month! Why do you think family mealtime is important? Eating meals together as a family will help you.... Make healthier choicesGet better gradesBe happier & kinder towards your siblingsMake good memories with your family The benefits of family meals don't only happen at dinnertime. You can also make lunch or breakfast… Continue reading Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts

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Just Peachy // A Perfect September Fruit

Fresh juicy peaches have arrived in Utah! You'll find them on your own tree, your neighbor's tree, fruit stands, farmers' markets, and your local grocery store! Buying peaches when they are in-season means they are less expensive and more delicious. Picking the perfect peach takes some practice. Look for peaches that are firm, but soft.… Continue reading Just Peachy // A Perfect September Fruit

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Kids Eat Right! // Fuel For School

Many of you have already finished your first week of the new school year, and some of you will start this week! Properly fueling your body will help you have the best school year yet. Here are some tips to make your meals great! Build a Better Breakfast Eating a good breakfast will help you… Continue reading Kids Eat Right! // Fuel For School

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Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! // A Celebration of the Sandwich

Did you know today is National Sandwich Day? The sandwich's holiday is well-deserved. Sandwiches are not only tasty, but come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors! Some sandwiches are hot, some are cold. Some are made for breakfast and others for dinner! Making sandwiches is simple! All you need are 4 basic ingredients:… Continue reading Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! // A Celebration of the Sandwich

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Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

It's National Zucchini Day, which means we get to celebrate with one of my all-time favorite recipes...chocolate chip zucchini muffins! It's about this time of year people start to wonder what they can do with all the zucchini growing in their garden. It's not uncommon to see neighbors gifting (and re-gifting!) their zucchini squash to… Continue reading Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

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Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast

Having a good breakfast is the best way to fuel your fun for the 4th of July! These slices of Patriotic Toast provide you with whole-grains, protein, and fruit. Let's get started! Start with a few basic ingredients - bread, peanut butter, blueberries, bananas, and strawberries. Slice the strawberries into small strips. Follow the steps… Continue reading Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast

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Harvest Schedule // Kid-Approved Rhubarb Muffins

Lots of farmers markets in Utah will be selling rhubarb around this time of year! Rhubarb is a funny-looking vegetable that looks like pink celery. The stalks can be eaten plain, but most people like them best when they are baked into desserts like pies, cakes, or muffins. Here are a couple fun facts about… Continue reading Harvest Schedule // Kid-Approved Rhubarb Muffins

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Fruit and Veggie Swaps // Cheesy Spinach (er…Kale!) Bites

One of the best ways to save money and get fresh food is to buy fruits and vegetables that are "in-season." When fruits or vegetables are in-season, that means they are ready to pick and eat from the garden. This sounds great, but what if you want to make cheesy spinach bites before your spinach… Continue reading Fruit and Veggie Swaps // Cheesy Spinach (er…Kale!) Bites

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My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes

Mother's Day is just around the corner! How will you show your mom you love her? My mom loves hand-drawn pictures, notes, and breakfast in bed. Think about making these Fluffy Wheat Pancakes for your mom this Sunday! Pancake breakfasts can include many food groups from MyPlate. How many food groups can you spot in… Continue reading My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes