Each month our clients receive a nutrition education handout in addition to their meal. The goal of these handouts is to improve your nutrition knowledge and empower you to make the best dietary choices for yourself. It's important for everyone to have healthy eating habits and make sure they havet he correct dietary facts about essential nutrients. The information clients received this month is included below.

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EASY-TO-FIX RECIPES FOR 1

February 2021 Educational Handout 
By Anisa Media and Andres Suarte

Cooking for one is hard! It takes the same amount of time to cook for one person as it does for four people. However, many people would choose to order out than to cook for one because of the fear of making food waste. Below are three single serving recipes and one that can be used to feed four or frozen for later.

EASY PEA-SY BROCCOLI  ALFREDO

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup frozen peas
  • 2 oz pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Vegetable oil, for cooking
  • Iodized salt

Directions
Bring salted water to a boil and add pasta, cook to preference. In a saucepan combine the remaining ingredients and cook until broccoli is bright green. Add to blender with some pasta water and blend to desired consistency, season to taste. Combine drained pasta and sauce.

3 INGREDIENT PASTA 
Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 2 oz of Spaghetti noodles
  • 1/3 cup of canned diced tomatoes 
  • 1/2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Iodized salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Bring salted water to a boil, add pasta, and cook until al dente or to preference. As the pasta cooks add canned tomatoes to a saucepan with the vegetable oil oh high heat then simmer. Add drained pasta to sauce.  Top with pepper.

MUG CAKE
Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions
Mix all ingredients until smooth. Use a 14 oz microwave-safe mug and cook on high for 70 seconds.


RECETAS PARA UNA PERSONA

febrero 2021.
By Anisa Media and Andres Suarte

¡Cocinando por una persona es super difícil! Se toma el mismo tiempo necesario para cocinar por mas personas y también es difícil comprar ingredientes en pequeñas cantidades. Por esto aves se siente que es mas fácil ir a comprar comidas botana o comida ya preparada. Aquí les damos tres recetas para una persona.

PASTA ALFREDO
Servidas: 1

Ingredientes

  • 1/3 taza de brócoli congelado
  • 1/3 taza de chicharos congelados
  • 2 oz pasta
  • 1/2 cucharadita de ajo en raja
  • Aceite vegetal
  • Sal yodada

Instrucciones

Hierva agua salada y agregue la pasta. En una charola cocine los otros ingredientes hasta que el brócoli cambien a verde brillante y eché la mescla a una licuadora hasta su gusto. Combine la mescla con la pasta escurrida.

PASTA DE TRES INGREDIENTES 
Servidas: 1

Ingredientes

  • 2 oz pasta
  • 1/3 taza de tomates en cubo 
  • 1/2 cucharada de aceite vegetal
  • Sal y pimienta

Instrucciones
Hierva agua salada y agregue la pasta. Cocine a su preferencia. En un cacerola cocine los tomates enlatados con el aceite vegetal en alto. Agregue la pasta escurrida a la salsa.  Agrega la pimienta.

PASTEL DE TAZA
Servidas: 1

Ingredientes

  • 1/4 taza de harina
  • 1/4 taza de leche
  • 2 cucharadas de azúcar
  • 1/4 cucharaditas de bicarbonato
  • 1/8 cucharadita de sal

Instrucciones
Mezcle todo los ingredientes y agréguelo a una taza de 14 oz para a prueba de microondas y cocine en alto por 70 segundos.

Reference/Referencia: AND and ASPEN.
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