Spring into family fun with Family Mealtimes Matter!

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This last week of April is national All Kids Healthy Week, celebrated in schools and communities across the country. Spring is a busy, fun time for families, but sports and activities can make it hard to eat well and enjoy a family meal. What’s one way to stay connected and eat well? Flour tortillas help you wrap up a quick meal you can enjoy together – these fun recipes can travel wherever your busy schedule takes you!

 

CornellWant to learn more? Check out the Family Mealtimes Matters events in 26 New York stores (list below) on Thursday, 4/27 and Saturday, 4/29, from 11-3. Coupons, fun with Facebook, and other great information will be shared. If you can’t make the event, try this great Apple Wrapples recipe featuring our own PICS brand whole wheat flour tortillas – everyone will love it for a snack or quick meal!

 

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Apple Wrapples   Adapted from Cooking Matters.org

  • 1 large apple
  • 2 medium, ripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas (Try new PICS brand tortillas!

Rinse and cut apple in half, lengthwise. Remove stems and center core. Do not peel. Lay apple halves flat side down and cut into ¼ inch thick slices. Leave as is or cut into small cubes. Peel bananas and break into pieces. Use a fork to mash until creamy and smooth. Add peanut butter to bananas and stir well to blend. Spread peanut butter mixture over one side of each tortilla. Lay apple slices down or sprinkle apple cubes. Tightly roll each tortilla, and cut each wrap in half. Chill until ready to serve, up to one day.

Number of servings – 4

Calories 190/ Calories from Fat 50/ Total Carb 35 grams/ Fiber 5 grams/ Protein 5 grams

For more information, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/Eatsmartnynorthcountryregion

https://www.facebook.com/capitalregionesny/

http://cceonondaga.org/;

http://cceonondaga.org/nutrition-health.

http://cceonondaga.org/events/2017/04/29/2017-april-family-mealtimes-matters-event-at-price-chopper

http://southerntiereatsmartny.org/event-types/grocery-store-tours.

Store List:

1 – Eastern Parkway
23 – Madison Avenue Market 32
45 – Delaware Avenue Market 32
46 – Canton
102 – Watertown
133 – Westgate
134 – Oneonta
139 – Amsterdam
158 – Route 50, Saratoga Springs
161 – Norwich
166 – Malone
168 – Plattsburgh Market 32
172 – Erie Boulevard
174 – Western Lights
175 – Altamont Avenue
178 – Cortland
181 – Hudson Valley Plaza Market 32
195 – Gloversville Market 32
218 – Delhi
225 – Madison Marketplace
226 – Oswego
245 – Watervliet

Written by Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist

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