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Nutritional Recipes

Sour Patch Grapes

Written by COA Nutrition Team On June 28, 2018

You won’t believe how much these grapes taste like the actual candy. These are a fun, delicious desert or snack option to refresh your children’s summer days!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 lb. green grapes
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 package cherry Jell-O (3 oz.)
  • 1 package orange Jell-O (3 oz.)
  • 1 package lemon Jell-O (3 oz.)
  • 1 package lime Jell-O (3 oz.)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place each Jell-O flavor in a gallon-sized resealable plastic bag. Set aside.
  2. Remove grapes from stems and rinse in a colander, shaking the colander to remove any excess water (grapes should be damp, not dripping wet). Spritz with lemon juice, tossing the grapes to lightly coat them.
  3. Place a handful in each bag, sealing and shaking to coat.
  4. Remove from resealable bags, plate and serve.

Tips of the Month MOBILE

Planning Ahead Tip of the Month

“Plan Your Meals for the Week”

For cooking newbies, shopping for exact recipes can prove helpful. But for us, busy working moms, it is more interesting to look for ingredients you can use in a variety of dishes, this practice can save you time and money. After all, if you buy an entire bunch of tomatoes for a single taco salad, you’re going to end up with a lot in the garbage. But if you buy a whole bunch of tomatoes, cook them and divide them up to use in pastas, in wraps and in salads. You can save on cooking time and keep from throwing away your money. Go into the store knowing how many servings of proteins, grains and vegetables you need. When you get home, get creative to use up everything you’ve purchased.

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