Covid-19

April 30, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine provides hope for families

By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett Silvia Garcia, a community health worker and Brownsville resident, shares her own family’s experience with COVID-19 and her thoughts about the hope provided by the vaccine. “My family had the terrible experience of facing COVID-19 firsthand. In…

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Recipes

March 31, 2021

Low Sodium Chicken Soup

Learn how to make this low sodium chicken soup for the family! 10 Servings Nutritional Information: Calories 97 Fat 3g Sodium 301mg Carbohydrates 5g Protein 13g Ingredients: • 1 lb chicken breast, (boneless, skinless, cooked) • 1 tablespoon onion •…

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Recipes

March 31, 2021

Pancakes

These delicious pancakes are made with only 3 ingredients, and best of all, they are a alternative option than regular pancakes - kids will love them! Ingredients: •1 egg• 1 ripe banana (or banana) • Pinch of cinnamon (optional)  …

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Recipes

April 13, 2020

Fruit Slush

Check out this great recipe! Children (and adults) will love this healthy treat. The recipe combines fruit, nuts, and whole grains to make sure you have lots of energy to dance and play all day. Link: Fruit Slush  

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Fantastic French Toast

Recipes

April 13, 2020

Fantastic French Toast

Start your day with this classic breakfast recipe and serve it with fresh or canned fruit. This healthy kid-friendly recipe is sure to be a big hit at breakfast. Fantastic French Toast

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Nutrition

September 27, 2018

Top 10 tips for dealing with a picky eater

The American Heart Association has compiled a list of 10 tips for dealing with a picky eater.  These tips are easy to incorporate into your daily routine and will ensure your picky eaters are still getting a nutritious meal.  …

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Nutrition

September 27, 2018

Healthy post-play snacks.

Looking for healthy snacks for your child or teen?  The American Heart Association provides some great suggestions for healthy post-play snacks that not only taste great, but nourish the body as well.  

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