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Last Updated: 5/4/2021 3:53 PM

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August 2020 - Strawberry Melon Summer Salad

  • Fruits provide many essential nutrients, including potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C and folate.
  • Fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium and calories.  
  • Perfect for summer BBQs and holiday parties.

 

September 2020 - Hot Cider

  • Apple cider may improve cognitive skills due to its high level of antioxidants.
  • Apple cider also contains anitoxidants flavonoids which can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Apple cider is an excellent source of vitamin C and Potassium.

 

October 2020 - Cheesy Turnip Cornbread    Turnip the Volume- Farm to School Month is Coming!

  • October is Farm to School Month - 2020 Turnip the Volume!               
  • Parent Recipe Contest Winning Recipe
  • The turnip is a root vegetable.  The leaves can also be eaten and are called turnip greens.
  • There are over 30 varieties of turnips.
  • Turnips are an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin B6, folate, calcium, potassium and copper. 

 

November 2020 - Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

  • Sweet potatoes can be boiled, baked, steamed, fried or roasted.
  • They are usually orange but are also found in other colors such as white, red, pink, violet, yellow and purple.
  • They are an excellent source of beta carotene, vitamin C and potassium.  
  • Sweet potatoes have a variety of health benefits, including improved blood sugar regulation.  

 

December 2020 - Homemade Hot Chocolate

  • Cocoa powder is a good source of fiber and iron, promotes heart health and aids memory.
  • Cocoa is rich in antioxidants known as flavonoids.
  • Cocoa just plain makes you happy.

 

January 2021 - Zuppa Toscana

  • This recipe includes Kale.  Kale/Greens is the Georgia Farm to School Harvest of the Month for January.
  • 1/2 cup of cooked kale contains 21 calories, .071 gram of fat and 2.4 grams of fiber
  • Kale is an excellent source of vitamins A and C and a good source of calcium and potassium

 

February 2021 - Roasted Broccoli with Parmesan Cheese

  • Cruciferous vegetables is the Georgia Farm to School Harvest of the Month for February.
  • Broccoli if a cruciferous vegetable.  It can be eaten raw or cooked, with just 2 spears counting as one of your five-a-day.
  • It's a good source of fiber and protein and contains iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium as well as vitamins A, C, E, K and B's.
  • Broccoli may enhance your health in many ways, such as by reducing inflammation, improving blood sugar control, boosting your immunity and promoting a healthy heart.

 

March 2021 - Carrots & Cranberries

  • Root vegetables are the Georgia Farm to School Harvest of the Month for March
  • The carrot is a root vegetable.  They are highly nutritious and are a good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium and antioxidants.
  • They have a number of health benefits such as lowering cholesterol levels and improving eye health.
  • Carrots come in many colors.  White, orange, red and purple.  

 

April 2021 - Strawberry Sorbet

  • Strawberries are the Georgia Farm to School Harvest of the Month for April
  • The strawberry is the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside.  They average about 200 seeds per berry.
  • Strawberry plants are perennial, it will come back year after year and remain productive for about 5 years.
  • Low in calories and high in vitamins C, B6,  and K, fiber, folic acid and nitrates.
  • Strawberries are believed to help reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers.  

 

May 2021 - Buttermilk Blueberry Lemon Scones

  • Blueberries are the Georgia Farm to School Harvest of the Month for May
  • The Blueberry is sweet, nutritious and and full of health benefits.  
  • Blueberries are among the most nutrient-dense berries containing fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Manganese.
  • Containing about 85% water, one cup has only 84 calories, with 15 grams of carbohydrates.

 

 

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