Try it, you might like it! Tips for parents of picky eaters.

March 15, 2018 | Kids & Families, Nutrition, WIC

Do you feel like pulling your hair out when it comes to getting your preschooler to eat anything but mac & cheese? Would your toddler rather play with Legos than eat anything at all? If you lay awake at night worrying about your child’s nutrition, read on for some helpful tips! In our line of […]

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Celebrate National Reading AND Women’s History Month With These Great Reads

It’s National Reading Month and Women’s History Month! If you are interested in public health, consider checking out some of these books – all written by awesome ladies. Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson Silent Spring began with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities […]

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Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Day!

It’s National Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Day! Considering reading these one of these environmental health-related books with your child. In addition to spending quality time with your child and setting them up for success, you’re teaching them the importance of being stewards of our environment. Happy reading! The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss Long […]

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15 minutes, ½ gallon of cigarette butts, and a clean park!

It’s estimated that 1.69 billion pounds of cigarette butts end up as toxic trash each year and they are not biodegradable. As an example of the impact tobacco has on our environment, Monforton School Student Council and Leadership team cleaned up a half gallon of cigarette butts in Bozeman’s Kirk Park to raise awareness of […]

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Great Grocery Deals! (Nov. 2)

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday, November 2 – Wednesday, November 8] Navel Oranges – $.99/lb Red Seedless Grapes – $1.29/lb Honeycrisp Apples – $.99/lb Howe’s Hometown Large Eggs, Dozen – $.89 Check out more deals at: http://tncfoods.com/weekly-ad/   Smith’s [Prices valid Wednesday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 7] Large Haas Avocados – $.99 […]

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Great Grocery Deals!

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday, October 12 – Wednesday, October 18] Gala Apples – $.79/lb Tomatoes on the Vine – $.79/lb Green or Red Bell Peppers – 2 for $.88 Valencia Oranges – 2 lbs for $.88 Western Family Canned Tomatoes (15 oz varieties) – $.39 Mountain High Yoghurt (32 oz) – $2.29 […]

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What’s the deal with Winter Squash?

We’ve all seen them in the grocery store – bumpy, rough, and strangely shaped. Though odd to look at and often intimidating to buy, winter squash is a delicious vegetable to incorporate into your meals as the leaves turn colors and the weather turns chilly – or snowy, if you live in Montana. Winter squash […]

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Great Grocery Deals!

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday, September 28 – Wednesday, October 4] Bartlett Pears – $.79/lb Gala Apples – $.79/lb Winter Squash – 2 lbs for $1 Yellow Onions – 4 lbs for $1 Western Family Frozen Vegetables, 16oz – $.69 each Check out more deals at: http://tncfoods.com/weekly-ad/   Smith’s [Prices valid Wednesday, September […]

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Great Grocery Deals!

September 21, 2017 | Food, Healthy Living, Kids & Families, Nutrition, WIC

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday, September 21 – Wednesday, September 27] Peaches – $.99/lb Red or Black Plums – $.99/lb Tomatoes on the Vine – $.99/lb Winter Squash – 2 lbs for $1 Check out more deals at: http://tncfoods.com/weekly-ad/   Smith’s [Prices valid Wednesday, September 20 – Tuesday, September 26] Cantaloupe – $.29/lb […]

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Grocery Deals and Featured Recipe, Sweet and Savory Grilled Cheese

August 31, 2017 | Food, Health, Kids & Families, Nutrition, Recipes, WIC

Sweet and Savory Grilled Cheese (Makes 2 grilled cheese sandwiches) 4 slices of 100% whole wheat bread 1-2 Tbsp of butter, or non-dairy spread 2 Tbsp honey 10 thin apple slices (a tart apple recommended, but any will work) Colby-Monterey Jack and Swiss cheese, sliced into thin slices Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. […]

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