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Webb County’s BLT Program Assistants

Nutrition Educator Genesis Hernandez

genesis.hernandez@gmail.com

Nutrition Educator Valeria Arredondo

valeria.arrendondo@ag.tamu.edu


 

Better Living for Texans January Newsletter

Better Livng for Texans Newsletter February 2019


 

Completed sites include: Border Region

Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities is offered at any public institution and places an emphasis on container and community gardening.


 

Congratulations to Barbara Fasken Library Branch and Holding Institute for completing our Walk and Talk Series

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February: Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Celery Root, Chard, Cilantro, Citrus, Collard Greens, Grapefruit, Horseradish, Jicama, Kohlrabi, Lamb’s Quarters, Lemons, Mandarins, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Oranges, Parsley, Pummelo, Purslane, Rapini, Rosemay, Sage, Salsify, Shallots, Sorrel, Spinach, Sprouts, Strawberries, Sunchokes, Sweet Potatoes, Tangerines, Turnips,

March: Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflowers, Celery, Celery Root, Chard, Chives, Cilantro, Citrus, Collard Greens, Grapefruit, Horseradish, Jicama, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lamb’s Quarters, Lemons, Mandarins, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Onions, Oranges, Parsley, Pea Shoots, Pummelo, Purslane, Rosemary, Sage, Shallots, Sorrel, Spinach, Sprouts, Strawberries, Sweet Potatoes, Tangerines, Turnips

April: Arugula,  Asparagus, Beets, Blackberries, Brambles, Brocolli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Celery Root, Chard, Chives, Cilantro, Citrus, Collard Greens, Cucumbers, Grapefruit, Green Beans, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lambs Quarters, Lemons, Lettuce, Lima Beans, Mandarins, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Onions, Oranges, Parsley, Pea Shoots, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Pummelo, Purslane, Rosemary, Sage, Shell Beans, Sorrel, Spinach, Sprouts, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Tangerines, Tarragon, Turnips, Watercress, Winter Squash, Zucchini.


Easy Mango Salsa

Makes: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 mango
  • 1 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 lime juiced *1-2 tablespoons
 Directions 
  1. Peel and chop the mango, be sure to remove the seed
  2. Cut the onion and pepper to small pieces
  3. Mix all the ingredients together.
Interested in the BLT program for your organization or group?
  • Throughout Webb County, participants are given to healthy recipes, cooking demonstrations, food safety information, portion control recommendations, and grocery shopping tips through research-based lessons like:
  • A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!: a program focused on healthy and safe food practices
  • Walk and Talk:  a program to increase physical activity, in order to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Eat Smart, Live Strong: a senior-adult recommended series to increase activity and nutrition

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