This is the time of year when we celebrate traditions with family and friends, and create new traditions. Marissa Perez Cardona and Umekia Taylor from our UConn Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program- EFNEP celebrated Hispanic Heritage and discussed Latin culinary traditions and how we can incorporate these vibrant flavors into our meals throughout the year. Watch the video and cook alongside them using the recipes at s.uconn.edu/cookingwithmarissa.
Chicken Vegetable Soup with Kale is a protein-packed recipe that will warm you up and fill you up. Heather Peracchio and Juliana Restrepo Marin walk us through the recipe for this delicious soup.
Try out this yummy sweet potato nachos recipe! Click here for a downloadable pdf.
Enjoy these yummy sweet potato tater tots with your next meal! Click here for a downloadable pdf.
Jacques Pepin’s fish tacos, made with local black sea bass fillets, are an easy and delicious way to celebrate National Sea Food Month this October.
Pepin, world-famous chef and resident of Madison, provided this recipe as part of two collections of 21 recipes from eight Connecticut chefs compiled by Connecticut Sea Grant.
Connecticut Sea Grant is offering these collections, first published in the Spring-Summer 2018 issue of Wrack Lines magazine, as part of the #ShowUsYourSeafood and #EatSeafoodAmerica campaigns this month.
PDFs of Recipes of the Sea collections can be downloaded from these two links:
Molly Basak-Smith, a registered dietitian with our UConn Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) walks us through the process of making overnight oats.
What’s for dinner at your house tonight? Nikki Santillo, a UConn Extension intern with our Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program walks us through the recipe for a bell pepper pizza.
UConn Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program cooks! Learn to make cucumber salads! YUM!
Want to learn more about how to make healthy meals on a budget or how to keep your kids healthy? Our Healthy Family Connecticut website has various resources that can help.