December 2018    

The Joy of Cooking with Kids During the Holidays  
With special treats and family gatherings, the perfect time to teach your child about cooking and nutrition is during the holidays! Kids not only will get to try the new foods they prepare, but they also will get a big boost to their confidence when they see family and friends enjoying their creations.
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Children Need Carbohydrates
While a reduction of certain types of carbohydrates, such as added sugars, may be beneficial for children's growing bodies, removing all carbohydrates are not.

Food Safety When  
Hosting a Party
Hosting a party is a fun way to bring food, friends and family together during the holidays. Whether you're hosting a sit-down dinner or buffet-style reception, it's important to serve food that is not only delicious but safe, too.



Serve this colorful, delicious casserole for breakfast - and enjoy the leftovers the next day.
This grab-and-go muffin makes it easy to eat the right amount of food, plus it's the ultimate breakfast.  


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Sue Bourque

Nutrition Education Program
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
Barnstable, Massachusetts 02632
(508) 375-6690