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Nutrition Minute

Nutrition minute held once a week at the VRWC will offer quick tips on ways to maintain healthy eating habits.

Feel free to stop in for a minute or stay the whole time. Nutrition Minute is help in the lobby of the VRWC.

Friday March 27, 9 – 10 AM - Beat the Mid-Morning Slump with these Healthy Snacks

Stop by to taste samples and get ideas for mid-morning snacks sure to put ‘pep in your step’ while providing a portion of your daily nutrients.

Thursday, April 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The ‘Eye’ in Nutrition and Eye Health

Stop by and celebrate National Eye Health Month while learning about the role of nutrition in healthy vision. Enjoy samples of foods that support ‘eye health’.

Wednesday, April 8, 1:30– 2:30 PM –  Chickpeas Roasted for Added Flavor

Asian-inspired flavors of ginger, garlic and sesame oil pack a big punch for these roasted chickpeas. Taste samples and receive the recipe preparing a flavorful dish for an upcoming meal or snack.

Thursday, April 16, 4– 5 PM –  Portion vs. Serving

Check out a portion of food vs a serving. Learn quick and easy tips for consuming ‘a serving’ of food to avoid overeating, support weight maintenance, and getting a variety of food.  At this ‘grab and go’ information station, enjoy a serving of a favored comfort food.

Monday, April 20, 8 – 9 AM –  Breakfast Anytime!

Stop by and try a global morning meal favorite that will make a delicious dish for breakfast or anytime. Recipe for the dish served will be available.

Tuesday, April 28, 3 – 4 PM – From Tap to Table – Maple Syrup

Maple syrup from New England – Learn about the history of this sweet product. Try the Sea Salt Caramel Macaroon Bar made with this syrup and take home a recipe.