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Thai Style Fish Chowder

Recipe by Lynn Fredericks  Prep Time: 25 minutes     Cook Time: 20 minutes     Makes: 16 tasting servings   Ingredients:  7 cups Chicken Broth  3 cloves Garlic  ½-inch piece Ginger  1 Thai Chili Pepper or Jalapeno, or Habanera/ Scotch Bonnet  1 Potato  1 box/bag frozen Lima Beans  1 ½ pounds White Fish Fillets or Cod, Sole, Halibut, etc.,   boneless, skinless  1 can Coconut Milk  3 ears Corn  1 ½-inch cube Tamarind (or liquid Tamarind concentrate to taste)  ½ bunch Cilantro   ½ bunch Asian Basil   ¼ bunch Mint  6 Kaffir Lime Leaves (optional) …
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Veggie Tacos

Recipe by Lynn Fredericks Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Yield: 6 servings INGREDIENTS 2 medium eggplants 4 tablespoons (60 ml) olive oil, divided Sea salt 1 large onion 2 large cloves garlic 1 pound (455 g) tempeh 2 tablespoons (15 g) ancho chili powder 1 tablespoon (7.5 g) chipotle chili powder 1…
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Three Sisters Salad

Recipe by Lynn Fredericks, FamilyCook Productions Serves 4 INGREDIENTS · 1 medium zucchini · 1 ear sweet corn (raw or quickly blanched for 1 minute) · 1 can (15 ounces) of Goya small white beans or white cannellini beans cut in half, drained and rinsed · 15 grape or cherry tomatoes halved, or 2 vine…
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FamilyCook’s Teen Battle Chefs Collaborate on New School Breakfast Items

New leadership will generally bring about change and, hopefully, new opportunities. When the new NYC Department of Education Chancellor came on board in fall 2018, healthy school meal advocates like FamilyCook began hearing some exciting overtures from OFNS!  Partnerships are on the rise and FamilyCook’s Teen Battle Chef program has developed an exciting opportunity to…
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USDA Announces Teen Battle Chef Included in the 2019 SNAP-Ed Toolkit!

As a result of the post 2008 recession stimulus funding added to the federal budget, one of the very largest federal nutrition education funding mechanisms has been SNAP-Ed. Shortly thereafter, the SnapEd toolkit debuted to provide a compendium of model evidence-based programs that states could use to ensure their Snap-Ed grantees would be running effective…
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FamilyCook Employs Youth to Strengthen NYC Summer Meal Participation

When it comes to employing summer youth, the NYD Dept of Youth and Community Development’s Summer Youth Employment Program is a huge boon to high school students who need experience in the responsibilities that come with entry-level employment. This summer, through support from the American Dairy Association North East, FamilyCook is delighted to hire 15…
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Cream of Asparagus Soup with Soft-poached Eggs

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 5 cups fresh asparagus 4 cups of vegetable or chicken stock 1/2 tsp white wine vinegar (or other vinegar that has close taste) 4 large eggs 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup leeks, white stem only, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 small celery stalks, thinly sliced 1/4 cup plain flour 1…
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Yogurt Bark

Prep Time: 20 minutes   Freeze Time: 3-4 hours   Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 2 ½ cups yogurt 1 tbsp honey ¼ cup cereal ¼ cup raisins ½ cup of nuts or seeds 2 kiwis, diced (or berries or other seasonal fruit) * 1 mango, diced (or berries or other seasonal fruit) * 1 tbsp chocolate chips Method: SPREAD yogurt…
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Success: the Purposeful Addiction

As we explore the tenth and final of our “10 Experiential Drivers of Behavior Change” you may ask: how can your Teaching Kitchen be set up for participants’ success? What does success mean at different age and stages of development? Sometimes we need to cross disciplines to fully understand the power of success to achieve…
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MultiGrain Energy Bars

Recipe by Lynn Fredericks  .  Ingredients:  ¼ Cup Sesame Seeds  ½ Cup Chopped Almonds  ½ Cup Chopped Dried Apricots, Apples, or Other Dried Fruit🍎🍓  ½ Cup Raisins or Dried Cranberries  2 ½ Cups Puffed Rice Cereal  1 ¼ Cup Rolled Oats  ½ Cup Almond Nut Butter, Smooth and Preferable Raw 🥜  ½ Cup Agave Syrup …
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