THE GARDEN BUZZ
This recipe is great to teach kids healthy eating habits and also it gives them the opportunity to create what they want to eat. This snack follows Power Plate guidelines. Power Snack contains at least one ingredient from each of the five food groups.
Ingredients You'll Need:
1 Large whole-grain cracker or rice cake per person
1 Tub of hummus or bean dip
A variety of fruits and vegetables of many colors such as red bell pepper, oranges, yellow apple, blueberries, green broccoli, brown pear etc.
1. Chop all Fruits and Vegetables into 1/4 chucks or smaller
2. Place each fruit or vegetable into its own bowl
3. Grab a cracker or rice cake an spread hummus on top
4. Design a miniature garden with chopped fruit and vegetables
The DIGS Plant to Plate program empowers Richmond High School students with mentoring and training in organic gardening and culinary arts. Ms. Maggie, our graduate intern, helped us create this video tribute to honor our intern's accomplishments this year. For more information about next year’s program contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This delightfully refreshing summer salsa recipe is featured in the DIGS cookbook. It can be served with chips on a hot summer day as a tasty appetizer.
Ingredients you will need:
4 Cups finely chopped citrus
3/4 Cups finely chopped onion
3/4 Cup loosely packed chopped cilantro
4 Cloves minced garlic
1 Jalapeno, chopped small
1/2 Cup lemon juice
1 Teaspoon salt
A sprig of mint (optional)
Mix together in a bowl!