Eat Well Newsletters

Look through the current and past issues of the Eat Well Newsletter.

Fall/Winter 2020

Featured Article: Dried Beans, Peas and Lentils
Food Bites: How to Store and Prepare Dried Beans
Kid’s Korner: Make Your Own Bean Dip
Ask EFNEP! Rita Stephenson, Washington County
Food Safety Corner: Planning Ahead for Power Outages
Eat Well Recipe: Mystery B Bars

Spring/Summer 2020

Featured Article: Cost of Convenience: Grains
Food Bites: The Art of Altering Recipes
Kid’s Korner: Make Your Own Instant Oatmeal Packets
Ask EFNEP! Chris Finemore, Aroostook County
Food Safety Corner: Bugs in the Kitchen
Eat Well Recipe: Rolled Oats Convenience Mix

Fall/Winter 2019-2020  (PDF)

Feature Article: Cost of Convenience: Root Vegetables
Food Bites: How to Prepare Winter Squash
Kid’s Korner: Pumpkin or Squash Bread
Ask EFNEP! Debra Spurling, Community Education Assistant, Hancock County Office
Food Safety Corner: Safe Root Vegetable Storage
Eat Well Recipe: Curried Lentil Squash Soup

Spring/Summer 2019  (PDF)

EFNEP’s 50th Anniversary!
Food Bites: Using WIC, SNAP and Farm Fresh Rewards to Buy Local Produce
Kid’s Korner: Colorful Veggie Salad with Homemade Croutons
Ask EFNEP! Deborah Barnett, Kennebec County
Food Safety Corner: Washing and Storing Greens
Eat Well Recipe: Veggie and Protein-Packed Breakfast Strata

Summer 2018  (PDF)

Featured Article: Cost of Convenience: Fruit
Food Bites: How to Freeze Summer Fruits
Kid’s Korner: Berry and Spinach Smoothie
Ask Eat Well: Karen Toohey, Community Education Assistant, Oxford County
Food Safety Corner: Molds of Fruits and Vegetables
Quick and Easy Eat Well Recipe: Wild Maine Blueberry Cobbler

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 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 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 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