Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

What's in Thursday's Lunch - 6/17

It's Oswald Family Chili Day!

Oswald Family Turkey Chili (below)
Bagel w/ Butter, American or Cream Cheese
Sliced Turkey Salad/Sandwich (below)
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich (see 6/13 post for 6/14 lunch)

Steamed Brown Rice
Fresh Orange Smiles

It's Back! The winner of or chili cook off event is back on Thursday. Don't miss the kid-tested and approved turkey chili. Here's the recipe:

The Oswald Chili
3lbs ground turkey
1 large onion
4 cloves of garlic
1 bell pepper (not green)
1 Diced Jalapeno pepper
1 small can paste
2 28oz puree tomato
1 28oz diced tomato
2 2lbs kidney beans
2 T cumin
2 T chili powder
Brown turkey and set aside
Saute onion and garlic and bell pepper until soft
Add Paste and cook for 5 min.
Add all canned tomato, Jalapeno pepper, spices and turkey
Cook together
Add beans cook till tender

The turkey sandwich is a cold entree option (assuming you like turkey). The sliced turkey is a commodity provided by the government that we pay a manufacturer to process. The label on our turkey breast lists the following ingredients: turkey breast meat, turkey broth, salt, modified food starch, sugar, sodium phosphates, flavoring.

Steamed brown rice is good for you! In fact a new study is out linking brown rice to a reduction in risk for type 2 diabetes - read more at

The carrots are a USDA commodity. They are boiled in the can at a processor and contain salt and calcium chloride - 370 mg of salt.

Fresh oranges are good for you.


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