March 2018

Breakfast in Schools:  
Healthy & Nutritious
Kids benefit from starting the day with a healthy breakfast. Research shows that kids who eat breakfast regularly tend to be more alert in school, and, therefore, are able to learn better.
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Delicious Family Dinners
for Weeknights
Life can be tough on family dinnertime, but bringing balance back into busy evenings is well worth the effort. Here are a few easy and effective approaches to the dinnertime dilemma.    

Don't save this for Sunday! Stir-fried vegetables and chicken breast are tossed in a savory soy-ginger sauce and served over quinoa.

Called akwadu in Ghana, baked bananas flavored with orange juice, coconut, peanuts and cinnamon are a sweet, economical and nourishing finale for a spicy meal. And, they're a simple way to make fruit part of an everyday supper or a special dinner.

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Sue Bourque

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