Eat Well Newsletters

Below are the most current issues of the Eat Well Newsletter, which are in PDF format for easy viewing and printing.

Fall/Winter 2019-2020 (PDF)

Feature Article: Cost of Convenience: Root Vegetables

Food Bites: How to Prepare Winter Squash

Food Safety Corner: Safe Root Vegetable Storage

Kids Korner: Pumpkin or Squash Bread

Recipe: Curried Lentil Squash Soup

Ask Eat Well: Debra Spurling, Hancock County

Spring/Summer 2019 (PDF)

Feature Article: EFNEP’s 50th Anniversary

Food Bites: Using WIC, SNAP and Farm Fresh Rewards to Buy Local Produce

Food Safety Corner: Washing and Storing Greens

Kids Korner: Colorful Veggie Salad with Homemade Croutons

Recipe: Veggie and Protein-Packed Breakfast Strata

Ask Eat Well: Deborah Barnett, Kennebec County

Summer 2018 (PDF)

Feature Article: Cost of Convenience: Fruit

Food Bites: How to Freeze Summer Fruits

Food Safety Corner: Molds on Fruits and Vegetables

Kids Korner: Berry and Spinach Smoothie

Recipe: Wild Maine Blueberry Cobbler

Ask Eat Well: Karen Toohey, Oxford County

Spring 2018 (PDF)

Feature Article: Cost of Convenience: Dairy

Food Bites: Lactose Intolerance

Food Safety Corner: Molds on Cheese

Kids Korner: Just Say “No” to Raw Cookie Dough

Recipe: Skillet Lasagna

Ask Eat Well: Laurie Colton, Aroostook County

Winter 2018 (PDF)

Feature Article: Cost of Convenience: Lunch

Food Bites: Cutting Up a Whole Chicken

Food Safety Corner: Is a Slow Cooker Safe?

Kids Korner: Garlic White Bean Dip

Recipe: Parmesan Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Ask Eat Well: Brenda Bracy, Cumberland County

Fall 2017 (PDF) | Weekly Planner (PDF)

Feature Article: Quick, Healthy Meals

Food Bites: Announcing Collaboration with Cooking Matters® Maine!

Food Safety Corner: Should You Wash Raw Poultry?

Kids Korner: Trail Mix

Recipe: Salmon Sweet Potato Cakes

Ask Eat Well: Ruth Cyr, Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties

Summer 2017 (PDF)

Feature Article: Health and Nutrition Claims

Food Bites: General Terms on Food Labels

Food Safety Corner: Know Your Food Labels

Kids Korner: Open Farm Day

Recipe: Crustless Spinach Pie

Ask Eat Well: Deborah Barnett, Kennebec County

Spring 2017 (PDF)

Feature Article: Planting a Preserving Garden

Food Bites:

Food Safety Corner: Hand Washing 101: Back to the Basics

Kids Korner: Spring Garden Word Search

Recipe: Rhubarb Salsa

Ask Eat Well: Debra Spurling, Hancock County

Winter 2017 (PDF)

Feature Article: New Nutrition Facts Label

Food Bites:

Food Safety Corner: How to Identify Allergens from the New Food Label

Kids Korner: Hunting for Added Sugar

Recipe: Baked Oatmeal Breakfast

Ask Eat Well: Christine Finemore, Aroostook County

Fall 2016 (PDF)

Feature Article: Enjoy Pulses!

Food Bites: Storing and Cooking Pulses

Food Safety Corner: Using Leftover Pulses

Kids Korner: After School Hummus

Recipe: Hamburger Vegetable Soup

Ask Eat Well: Karen Toohey, Oxford County

Summer 2016 (PDF)

Feature Article: Seafood on a Budget

Food Bites: Food Recall Reminders

Food Safety Corner: Seafood Intake for Women and Children

Kids Korner: Getting Physically Active with Free Fishing Days

Recipe: Oven-Fried Fish Fillets

Ask Eat Well: Deborah Barnett, Kennebec County

Spring 2016 (PDF)

Feature Article: Reduce, Reuse, Save Money

Food Bites: Backyard Composting

Food Safety Corner: Egg Safety

Kids Korner: Growing Herbs

Recipe: Breakfast Spaghetti Pie

Ask Eat Well: Debra Spurling, Hancock County

Winter 2016 (PDF)

Feature Article: Food Waste: Let’s Talk Trash!

Food Bites: Keep it Clean

Food Safety Corner: Don’t Throw $ Away

Kids Korner: Fun Fruit Parfait

Recipe: Creamy White Bean Chili

Ask Eat Well: Diane Qualey, Cumberland County

Summer 2015 (PDF)

Feature Article: Jazz Up Summer Salads!

Food Bites: Salad Seasoning Chart

Food Safety Corner: Let’s Get Grilling

Kids Korner: Frozen Strawberry Sandwiches

Recipe: Basic Grilling Marinade

Ask Eat Well: Eric Thoreson, Androscoggin/Sagadahoc Counties

Spring 2015 (PDF)

Feature Article: Good Morning Breakfast!

Food Bites: Lighten the Muffin

Food Safety Corner: Breaking News: Eggs and Food Safety

Kids Korner: Satisfy Your Thirst for Less

Recipe: Nut Butter and Banana Roll-Ups

Ask Eat Well: Nancy Beaulieu, York County

Winter 2015 (PDF)

Feature Article: Canned Foods Can Be Healthy!

Food Bites: Food Product Dating

Food Safety Corner: Canned Food Safety

Kids Korner: Easy Hummus

Recipe: Tuna Potato Patties

Ask Eat Well: Laurie Colton, Aroostook County

Fall 2014 (PDF)

Feature Article: Winter Squash and Pumpkin

Food Bites:

Food Safety Corner: Knife Safety

Kids Korner: Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

Recipe: Pumpkin, Applesauce, Zucchini Muffins

Ask Eat Well: Gail Cardarelli, Somerset County

Summer 2014 (PDF)

Feature Article: Green Beans

Food Bites: Freezing Green Beans

Food Safety Corner: Sprout Safety

Kids Korner: Refrigerator Dilly Beans

Recipe: Green Bean Vinaigrette

Ask Eat Well: Kate Garland, Penobscot County

Spring 2014 (PDF)

Feature Article: Oatmeal

Food Bites: Make Your Own Instant Oatmeal Packets

Food Safety Corner: The Freshness Test: Tips on Food Product Dating

Kids Korner: Oatmeal, Strawberry, Banana Smoothie

Recipe: Rhubarb Crisp

Ask Eat Well: Chris Finemore, Aroostook County

Winter 2014 (PDF)

Feature Article: Get Creative with Cabbage

Food Bites: Preparing Cabbage

Food Safety Corner: Cutting Board Safety

Kids Korner: Apple Confetti Coleslaw

Recipe: Unrolled Cabbage Casserole

Ask Eat Well: Karen Toohey, Oxford County