Recipes Featuring WIC Foods: Fruits and Vegetables

Looking for something new to make? We have a few family-friendly meal ideas for recipes spotlighting a popular WIC food: fruits and vegetables.  This month Texas WIC is offering even more fruit and vegetable benefits. Here are a few ideas to serve up recipes with some great produce you can get with those added benefits.  This first treat is perfect for kids and adults, and it’s a great treat for the summer. Banana Pops

FROZEN YOGURT BANANAS

2 Bananas cut in half in the middle of the banana

1 cup Yogurt

2 tablespoons of Maple Syrup

½ teaspoon of Ground Cinnamon

Pop sticks Insert pop stick into bottom of banana. (see photo). Combine yogurt, syrup and cinnamon in a bowl and mix. Dip the bananas in the mixture. Lay dipped bananas onto a cookie sheet. You can add sprinkles or mini chocolate chips for added fun.  Freeze for about 6 hours or until yogurt is frozen.  This recipe is the perfect side for any summertime meal. It’s also very easy to make. 

 

 

CUCUMBER, TOMATO & ONION SALAD

Cucumber, Tomato & Onion Salad

1 large Cucumber, sliced.

3 Tomatoes cut into thin wedges

1 Onion, sliced

1 cup White Vinegar

2 tablespoons of Olive Oil

¼ cup Water

1 tablespoon sugar

Salt and Pepper to taste

Combine cut vegetables into a bowl. Combine all other ingredients in another bowl and mix together. 

Pour the mixture over the cut vegetables and mix together. Cover and place in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving.   Pick up your WIC groceries at any Grocery Services North location in Dallas or Waco. We provide an easy shopping format for WIC groceries and even have bilingual staff to help you get everything you need. To find a location near you, visit us online at Groceryservicesnorth.com/locations.