February 2017 

Say "Yes!" to Non-Food Rewards
Even though bribing children with candy may lead to a clean room and a clean plate, there are many negative long-term consequences. Try these rewards instead.
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Help Kids Cope with
Food Peer Pressure
Set the stage for a lifetime of healthy eating habits - even when kids are at parties, sleepovers or eating at restaurants with friends.

Hot Tips 
10 Food Safety Tips
for the Slow Cooker
Slow cookers are a convenient way to whip up a delicious dish with minimal effort. Just throw all of the ingredients in the pot, turn it on, head to work, come home and dinner is ready to be served. This is a dream come true for any multitasker, but if you neglect food safety rules, this dream could quickly turn into a nightmare.


This hearty, healthy and delicious dish can be a stand-alone breakfast or served with salad for lunch and dinner.

This breakfast treat will be sure to get the whole family up and energized to start their day.


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Sue Bourque

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