Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Monday, February 1, 2010

Winter foods

The winter is a great time to focus on creating simple nourishing meals for our families, cooking can be a wonderful way to come together with a spirit of collaboration and creativity. Here are some simple winter meals my family has been enjoying this season. We naturally gravitate towards foods that warm the body and comfort the senses. Soups, stews and pastas (try whole wheat and brown rice versions of your favorites) can be enjoyed the next day in a child’s lunchbox.

-Quinoa and French Lentil Pilaf

-Brown Rice, Butternut Squash & Adzuki Bean Stew

-Chicken Soup with Ginger, Lemongrass and Garlic

-Avocado Maki Rolls with Steamed Edamame

-Miso Soup with Sea Vegetables,Udon Noodles and Tofu

What is your family enjoying this winter?

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