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School lunch staff and students enjoy the new school lunch menu created to meet the new standards at the Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Va., in September 2012.
(Family Features) Make dinnertime simple, delicious and fun by using different proteins, such as shrimp, for tried-and-true dishes like tacos, pasta or even slider sandwiches.
Shrimp Scampi Taco
(Family Features) Here comes the sun - and the fun of dining al fresco.
(Family Features) Think a grilled crust is only meant for steak? Think again. Whether it's with peppercorn, blue cheese or Parmesan, adding crust to juicy, versatile pork chops builds texture, perfectly complements their mild flavor and delivers a mouthwatering result the entire family will love.
(Family Features) Always the convenient go-to option for snack time, grapes from California also bring great taste, texture and added flair to your favorite dishes.
Northwest Tucson’s head honchos are making time to ensure area residents-in-need have enough to eat. As part of National Mayors for Meals Day, March 23, Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath spent much of his day delivering food to homebound residents and speaking to the recipients. The outing was coordinated as part of Interfaith Community Service’s Mobile Meals program.
Twig Twohig loads Mobile Meals into the back of a vehicle at the Oro Valley Hospital. The much-needed food will be delivered to residents in the Northwest.
Interfaith Community Services attempts to accommodate their Mobile Meals recipients’ dietary needs along with their personal preferences.
Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath talks with Bill McComb after dropping off his Mobile Meals last week. The program, offered by Interfaith Community Services, provides two meals a day, five days a week, to about 100 recipients.
Dietary Supervisor Lina Contreras prepares Mobile Meals at the Oro Valley Hospital last week.
Proprietor Carlos Cuadros of Carrabba's Italian Grill places food onto a tray for delivery at a luncheon held for volunteers at the Golden Goose Thrift Store. The Oracle Road restaurant put on a free lunch for the volunteers who run the Catalina-based operation that generates funds for worthy causes across the Northwest. Lunch was prepared for 170.
J.D. Fitzgerald/ Special to the Explorer, Proprietor Carlos Cuadros of Carrabba's Italian Grill places food onto a tray for delivery at a luncheon held for volunteers at the Golden Goose Thrift Store. The Oracle Road restaurant put on a free lunch for the volunteers who run the Catalina-based operation that generates funds for worthy causes across the Northwest. Lunch was prepared for 170.
(Family Features) Feeding your family with nutrient dense foods can be as simple as making a few better-for-you choices. By definition, superfoods are calorie sparse and packed with beneficial nutrients that add health and flavor to meals. Because the human body cannot create these nourishing elements alone, the addition of these foods is essential for regular function and to defend against certain diseases and conditions.
Family shopping together in grocery store
(Family Features) When the kids head back to school, it's a hectic time for the entire family. Carpools, afterschool activities and homework can make it difficult to incorporate wholesome meals into the day. However, it's important to make sure your child is eating a nutritious diet to keep energy levels high and concentration focused in school.
(Family Features) Now that winter is behind us and schedules are beginning to fill up, the best kind of weeknight meal is a quick, easy and delicious one.