Ingredient of the Month

The Ingredient of the Month offers free downloadable tools featuring a new nutritional ingredient for chefs to incorporate into their menus and use in community events. The article provides an in-depth look at the nutrition ingredient, while the flyer and activity sheets are kid-friendly. Recipes range from simple recipes that kids can make to more detailed recipes for chefs. Download these tools, share with colleagues and start creating your nutritional recipe collection.

New Ingredient of the Month

January 2018 - Mushrooms

Although mushrooms are treated as a vegetable, they are part of the fungi kingdom and do not require soil or light to grow. They have an earthy flavor that intensifies as the mushroom matures. They are an excellent source of nutrients with antioxidant and energy-producing properties. Complete the quiz on to earn one hour of continuing-education credits toward ACF certification.

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