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Orange and Sweet Potato Pork Chops

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 13:00

This recipe is a great source of protein and the sweet potatoes add important vitamin A. Thanks to the orange and cinnamon flavoring, you may be able to skip the salt entirely.

Source:

Adapted from Simply Seniors Cookbook, Utah Family Nutrition Program/ Utah State University Extension.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pork loin chops
  • 1 sweet potato, scrubbed with a clean vegetable brush under cold running water, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 orange, scrubbed with a clean vegetable brush under cold running water, sliced
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • 1 dash (optional)
  • 1 dash black pepper (optional)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Place meat and sweet potato slices in a baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with orange slices and sprinkle with seasonings.
  4. Cover and bake for 1 hour until meat is tender. Pork is safely cooked when it has been heated to 145 degrees F.
Category:  Main Dishes Yield: 2 servings Calories: 270Total Fat: 11Saturated Fat: 4Total Sugars: 6Protein: 25Fiber: 3Total Carbohydrates: 17Sodium: 85Cholesterol: 65Photo provided by Alice Henneman

Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products

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Breakfast Cones

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 13:23
Nutrition Software Used: ESHA Food ProcessorNewsletter/Program:  Family Fun on the Run Archive Link: https://food.unl.edu/free-resources/newsletters/family-fun-on-the-run/archiveSubscribe Link: https://food.unl.edu/subscribe-family-fun-run-newsletterContact Info: Cami WellsTaxonomy Term Description: 

Family Fun on the Run is a monthly newsletter designed to help families add physical activity to their already hectic schedules.

Ingredients:

  • 3 ice cream cones
  • 1 cup low-fat yogurt, any flavor
  • 3 tablespoons blueberries, gently rubbed under cool running water
  • 3 tablespoons strawberries, gently rubbed under cool running water

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Use a spoon to fill the bottom of the ice cream cones with yogurt.
  3. Top with blueberries and strawberries.
Category:  Breakfast Snacks Yield: 3 servings Calories: 90Total Fat: 1.5Saturated Fat: 0.5Potassium: 4Total Sugars: 13Iron: 0Vitamin D: 0Calcium: 10Protein: 4Fiber: 0Added Sugars: 6Total Carbohydrates: 16Sodium: 65Cholesterol: 5

Spring Into Fitness

Tue, 03/09/2021 - 06:42

Cinnamon Crunch Snack Mix

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 10:00
Nutrition Software Used: Esha Food ProcessorNewsletter/Program:  Family Fun on the Run Archive Link: https://food.unl.edu/free-resources/newsletters/family-fun-on-the-run/archiveSubscribe Link: https://food.unl.edu/subscribe-family-fun-run-newsletterContact Info: Cami WellsTaxonomy Term Description: 

Family Fun on the Run is a monthly newsletter designed to help families add physical activity to their already hectic schedules.

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of popped popcorn
  • 1/2 of a large box of animal crackers (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 (13 ounce) box of cinnamon-flavored square cereal
  • 1/2 cup of raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with water and soap.
  2. Combine all ingredients.
  3. Store in an airtight container.
Category:  Snacks Yield: 20 cups Serving Size: 1 cupCalories: 150 Total Fat: 3Saturated Fat: 1Potassium: 2Total Sugars: 9Iron: 33Vitamin D: 0Calcium: 6Protein: 3Fiber: 3Added Sugars: 5Total Carbohydrates: 29Sodium: 140Cholesterol: 5Photo provided by Cami Wells.

Banana Oatmeal Coffee Cake

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 14:40
Nutrition Software Used: ESHA Food ProcessorNewsletter/Program:  Food Fun for Young Children Archive Link: https://food.unl.edu/free-resources/newsletters/food-fun-for-young-children/food...Subscribe Link: https://food.unl.edu/subscribe-food-fun-young-kidsContact Info: Cami WellsTaxonomy Term Description: 

Our goal is to help parents and caregivers prepare healthy meals and snacks by sharing recipes, tips and ideas that are geared for children ages 2 to 5. This will help children eat more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods along with reducing the mealtime stress of feeding young children.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed banana (about 3)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats (for topping)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed (for topping)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted (for topping)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (for topping)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  3. Stir together flour, 1 1/3 cups oats, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Break eggs into a shallow dish. Wash hands with soap and water after cracking raw eggs.
  5. In a large bowl, mix the oil with 2/3 cup brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the bananas and vanilla. Stir in the flour mixture into the banana mixture.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Mix 3/4 cup oats, 1/3 cup brown sugar, melted butter or margarine and cinnamon together until crumbly. Sprinkle on top of batter.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Transfer to a rack to cool. Store in a tightly covered container.
Category:  Breakfast Yield: 12 servings Calories: 280Total Fat: 13Saturated Fat: 3Potassium: 4Total Sugars: 22Iron: 6Calcium: 2Protein: 4Fiber: 2Added Sugars: 18Total Carbohydrates: 40Sodium: 200Cholesterol: 30Photo provided by Cami Wells.

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