Harvest Of The Season

Harvest of the Season Recipe: Korean Beef Bowls

Need a flavorful idea for tonight's dinner and meals to come? Try this amazing Korean beef bowl recipe from our friends at Utah Agriculture in the Classroom! Nutritious and Delicious This Korean Beef Bowl not only packs a lot of flavor, it's nutritious! Between the carrots, cucumber and rice, the fiber in this dish starts… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe: Korean Beef Bowls


Recipe Of The Week: Pico De Gallo with Radishes

Have you ever made radish pico de gallo? It's national salsa month, which means it's time to celebrate by making fun and creative salsa recipes! Radishes are in season, so lets learn how to use them! All About Pico De Gallo Pico de gallo is a traditional Mexican salsa typically made with tomatoes, peppers, cilantro,… Continue reading Recipe Of The Week: Pico De Gallo with Radishes

Affordable Gardening

Affordable Garden Update: Planting Seeds

Have the desire to grow a garden, but don't have the space or a large budget? Follow along with Captain Create this Summer to learn money saving gardening tips. At the end of the harvest, we will learn to cook healthy meals with what grew! Selecting Seeds Gardening is a great way to learn about… Continue reading Affordable Garden Update: Planting Seeds


Recipe of the Week: Strawberry Mint Cheesecake “Ice Cream”

This treat is definitely a "trust the process" kind of recipe. Why? The main ingredient is cottage cheese... Why Cottage Cheese? Cottage cheese is packed with protein, low in fat (if you get low fat/skim cottage cheese), and has a creamy texture when blended. When I looked at the nutrition facts of the cottage cheese… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Strawberry Mint Cheesecake “Ice Cream”


Recipe of the week: Onion Flowers

Need a creative way to eat vegetables? Try this delicious recipe! When I first saw this onion flower recipe, it reminded me so much of Springtime. Right now in Northern Utah it doesn't feel much like Spring (it snows here every week still), but soon the whole state will be in the full swing of… Continue reading Recipe of the week: Onion Flowers


Recipe of the Week: Philly Cheesesteak Grilled Cheese

This healthier spin on a classic will have your mouth watering! The Philly cheesesteak sandwich is a favorite of many. If you haven't tried it before, it can be described as a meat and cheese filled sandwich, topped onions and bell peppers for those that like veggies. Sounds delicious? Yes, it is. I find the… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Philly Cheesesteak Grilled Cheese

Ingredient Highlight, Nutrition Tips

Nutrition Tip of the Week: What Adds Up to Dairy?

Often the first thing we think of when someone mentions the Dairy Group is good ol' milk! Which is as it should be, since the Dairy Group is named after milk, but there are more things you can do with milk than just drink it or stir chocolate into it! Let's take a look! What… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: What Adds Up to Dairy?


Happy and Healthy Holidays!

Are you getting excited for Thanksgiving and Christmas? The holidays are a great time to have fun with the family and eat delicious food. Take the poll below! Food is a big part of the holiday season! Give your body the nutrition it needs while still enjoying some of your favorite holiday foods. Check the… Continue reading Happy and Healthy Holidays!

Ingredient Highlight, Recipes

Pumpkin Season Forever!

Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean that pumpkin season is over! Some may argue that you can't have Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. If you're a pumpkin lover, check out the image below to discover more ways to cook/bake with pumpkin! Get the recipes at this link: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/seasonal-fall 


Let’s Talk Trash

ChooseMyPlate.gov is a website that teaches people how to eat a balanced diet. The website also has important information about avoiding food waste. Check out the infographic below to learn about food waste and how you can prevent it! Share this information with your family so they can reduce food waste too!


Healthy Halloween!

Has everyone carved their pumpkins and picked out their costumes? Halloween is just around the corner which comes with lots of festivities. One of my favorite parts of Halloween is getting creative with snacks to bring to Halloween parties. I've put together 5 healthy and tasty snacks that you will love!   1. Cinnamon Apple… Continue reading Healthy Halloween!


Garlic Parmesan Pumpkin Seeds

It is pumpkin carving season! Have you carved a pumpkin yet this year? Pumpkins are a fun halloween decoration and an excellent source of nutrition! When carving a pumpkin, make sure you save all those slimy seeds! Pumpkin seeds are a great source of protein and fiber. They might not look very good when you… Continue reading Garlic Parmesan Pumpkin Seeds


Make Your Snacks Awesome!

Take your snacks to the next level by making simple switches. Look at the image below for an example of how to do this: Foods with less sodium and saturated fat are better for your heart. When your heart feels awesome, you do too! Learn more about making smart snack switches by watching the video… Continue reading Make Your Snacks Awesome!