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Washington Spend Smart Eat Smart Recipes

Below are links (pdf) to recipes from the Iowa State University Extension Spend Smart Eat Smart program. These recipes have been formatted to meet the graphic standards of the Washington State EFNEP program. They are outlined to match the appropriate lesson within the Eating Smart-Being Active curriculum. All recipes are adapted to be completed in a classroom and may require use of an electric skillet. An oven or stove top should be not be required for in-class recipes.

The Spend Smart Eat Smart recipes have been assigned to lessons to coordinate with lesson topics. Please contact your local EFNEP county supervisor with questions regarding usage of these recipes.

ESBA Curriculum Outline

  1. Get Moving!
  2. My Healthy Plate
    • Apple Salad from ESBA is the only permitted recipe for this lesson.
  3. Plan, Shop, $ave
    • There are no recipe substitutions for this lesson because of the brand comparison activity.
  4. Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate
  5. Make Half Your Grains Whole
  6. Go Lean with Protein
  7. Build Strong Bones: Calcium & Vitamin D
  8. Make a Change: Sugar, Fat & Salt
  9. Celebrate!
    • No substitutions because this is the final lesson.

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