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This seasoning can be added to any number of dishes to give it a soulful feeling. There are 4 other recipes in the wonderful recipe book. Soulful Recipes: Building Healthy Traditions from Champions for Change. A cookbook focusing on healthy African American traditions with food. Get the seasoning recipe here and links to the cookbook!
Get some recipes and theme ideas for a pizza day or week! There is enough here to make a whole weeks worth of pizza fun. This Friday, May 15, is National Pizza Party Day! Enjoy it with one of these activities or recipes.
A May Menu for you from National Association for Family Child Care! Use the Mexican theme throughout the month.
Not Jamie Oliver's handy kitchen tool but a handy tool to add different flavors to standard foods! Add some spices and voila! Find the different spices you can add to a shaker and let the children sprinkle on the foods. Check it out.
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Find out about the 4th annual lunchtime challenge and get the link to the 2014 Winners Cookbook. Recipes created by children and each state is represented. Find your state!
A provider in one of the Facebook groups I am a part of posted this website and said it had great snack ideas on it. It's called Kids Teaching Kids. Not only does it have some fun snack ideas, that are searchable, they were created by kids.
National Empanada Day is Wednesday, get a recipe and a fun book recommendation. Share your empanada favorite or just share what you did to observe!
Great side dish of tasty zucchini veggies for lunch or dinner from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).
Photo Credit: USDAgov, Flickr
Easy Granola Bar Recipe from National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)!
Photo Credit - Celeste Lindell, Flickr
We love spinach, here are a few recipes from USDA's Mixing Bowl in Cookbook format (PDF) and some posts from the Facebook world with tasty recipes! March 26 is National Spinach Day. Yum.
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