NMSU ICAN Taos

NMSU ICAN Taos

Our mission is to inspire New Mexico’s families to make healthy food and lifestyle choices and to make those choices possible by creating health-friendly communities.

Ideas for Cooking and Nutrition (ICAN) is a New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service (NMSU CES) program funded by Federal grants to provide nutrition education to SNAP-eligible audiences in New Mexico. ICAN is the largest implementing agency for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) grant in New Mexico, and the only agency for the Expanded Food and Nutr

Operating as usual

01/02/2022
12/29/2021

Still have #leftovers hanging around in your fridge? Now is the time to eat, freeze or discard any leftovers. Learn more: StoryofYourDinner.org #StoryofYourDinner #foodsafety

12/29/2021

Here is a recipe that is high in fiber with the combination of oats and sweet potatoes as ingredients. This breakfast will be sure to keep you full and satisfied. What else could you use other than sweet potatoes? #NMSUICAN #Oatmeal #SweetPotato #Recipe

12/29/2021

Let’s get outside and get some exercise after the holidays! Rotary Park is waiting for you. 😎

12/20/2021

Now you can make a 3D Christmas Tree!
Start with a cone covered in plastic, cut out your healthy snacks with a cookie cutter or knife, then use toothpicks to attach. 🎄

12/17/2021
Timeline Photos 12/14/2021

Timeline Photos

Looking for a quick, easy handwashing lesson to do with your children? Try this one with dish soap and black pepper! #foodsafety

https://www.foodhero.org/sites/foodhero-prod/files/health-tools/Soap%2BPepper%20Handwashing_110920.pdf

ICAN Recipe-Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots 12/13/2021

ICAN Recipe-Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots

ICAN Recipe-Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots NMSU ICAN and NMSU Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service present Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots, with Marla Hiebert-Caughron. Lentils with Roa...

Photos from NMSU ICAN's post 12/13/2021

Please share with those in McKinley!

Photos from NMSU ICAN's post 12/13/2021

Photos from NMSU ICAN's post

12/10/2021

Join Sat. Morning Dec. 11 @10:30 AM

NMSU ICAN and Natural Grocers of Las Cruces will be hosting a Zoom class on Saturday, December 11, from 10:30am-11:15am. Join us on Zoom
https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/95996303759
Clifford Kinnear, Nutritional Health Coach of Natural Grocers will be providing information on Fruits & Vegetables. ICAN will present an overview of the ESBA Lesson: Fruits & Vegetables. Please join us for this great event! We hope to see you there!

ICAN Recipe--Whole Grain Macaroni and Cheese 12/10/2021

ICAN Recipe--Whole Grain Macaroni and Cheese

ICAN Recipe--Whole Grain Macaroni and Cheese NMSU ICAN and NMSU Chaves County Cooperative Extension Service present Whole Grain Macaroni and Cheese, with Amie SteenWhole Grain Macaroni and Cheese RECIPE...

12/10/2021

Enjoy! #recipes

Serve water or unsweetened iced tea with fresh mint leaves. Offer seltzer water with a splash of 100% fruit juice or a wedge of lemon or lime. #NMSUICAN #Cheers #Water

12/09/2021

Cook Along With ICAN Broccoli Potato Soup

#recipes #yum

12/09/2021

What is your favorite holiday side dish? How could you make it healthier? #NMSUICAN #Holiday

Photos from NMSU ICAN's post 12/08/2021

#recetas

Photos from NMSU ICAN's post 12/08/2021

#recipes #yum #today Join us today at 4:30!

Cooking Matters: Como involucrar a los ninos en la cocina. 12/06/2021

Cooking Matters: Como involucrar a los ninos en la cocina.

Cooking Matters: Como involucrar a los ninos en la cocina. ¿Quiere ideas para bocadillos saludables para toda su familia? ¿Quiere agregar más frutas y verduras a las comidas de su familia? ¿Está intentando que su qui...

Cooking Matters: How to get your kids involved in the kitchen. 12/06/2021

Cooking Matters: How to get your kids involved in the kitchen.

Cooking Matters: How to get your kids involved in the kitchen. Want ideas for healthy snacks for your whole family? Looking to add more fruits and vegetables to your families meals? Trying to get your picky eater to try ...

Photos from NMSU ICAN Taos's post 12/03/2021

Please join us on Wednesday December 8 at 4:30 for Cook Along with ICAN! We will be making Broccoli Potato Soup. You can join us Live on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NMSUican or on Zoom at https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96543124644. You can find the recipes below if you would like to Cook Along with us.
We look forward to seeing you!

¡Únase con nosotros el miércoles 8 de diciembre a las 4:30 pm para Cocinar Junto con ICAN! Estaremos haciendo Sopa de papa con brócoli unite con nosotros en vivo en Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NMSUican o por zoom https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/9654312644 puede encontrar las recetas a continuación si desea cocinar junto con nosotros. ¡Esperamos verte!

12/01/2021

Today is National Eat A Red Apple Day!

Apples are a delicious snack that have a nice, sweet crunch and have nutrients to give you a boost in your day!

12/01/2021

Please join us on Wednesday December 8 at 4:30 for Cook Along with ICAN! We will be making Broccoli Potato Soup. You can join us Live on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NMSUican or on Zoom at https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96543124644. You can find the recipes below if you would like to Cook Along with us.
We look forward to seeing you!

Broccoli Potato Soup
Ingredients
• 4 cups fresh or frozen broccoli, chopped
• 1 small onion, chopped
• 2 cans with liquid of low sodium carrots, potatoes, or any other vegetable on hand
• 3 cups water
• 2/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder mixed with ¾ cups water
• 1½ cups dehydrated potatoes prepared with 1½ cups water
• Black pepper, to taste
Serving Size: 2 cups
Total Servings: 5
Instructions
1. Combine broccoli, onion, carrots with liquid, potatoes with liquid, and 3 cups water in a large sauce pan. Bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
3. Add prepared milk to soup.
4. Slowly stir in prepared potatoes.
5. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly and thickened.
6. Add pepper to taste.

Please join us on Wednesday December 8 at 4:30 for Cook Along with ICAN! We will be making Broccoli Potato Soup. You can join us Live on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NMSUican or on Zoom at https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96543124644. You can find the recipes below if you would like to Cook Along with us.
We look forward to seeing you!

Broccoli Potato Soup
Ingredients
• 4 cups fresh or frozen broccoli, chopped
• 1 small onion, chopped
• 2 cans with liquid of low sodium carrots, potatoes, or any other vegetable on hand
• 3 cups water
• 2/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder mixed with ¾ cups water
• 1½ cups dehydrated potatoes prepared with 1½ cups water
• Black pepper, to taste
Serving Size: 2 cups
Total Servings: 5
Instructions
1. Combine broccoli, onion, carrots with liquid, potatoes with liquid, and 3 cups water in a large sauce pan. Bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
3. Add prepared milk to soup.
4. Slowly stir in prepared potatoes.
5. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly and thickened.
6. Add pepper to taste.

ICAN Recipe-Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots 11/29/2021

ICAN Recipe-Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots

#nmusican #recipes #yum😋

ICAN Recipe-Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots NMSU ICAN and NMSU Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service present Lentils with Roasted Beets and Carrots, with Marla Hiebert-Caughron. Lentils with Roa...

11/29/2021

#NMSUICAN #leftovers

Love your leftovers
Prepare enough of a dish to eat multiple times during the week or freeze some to enjoy later. Making leftovers part of your plan can save you time and money. #NMSUICAN #Leftovers #SaveMoney

11/23/2021

#yummyfood🍂🍁🍂🍁😋

Pumpkin Dip is a great snack served with whole wheat graham crackers or sliced apples. #NMSUICAN #Pumpkin #Dip #Snack #Recipe

11/23/2021

Are you interested in recipes, nutrition tips, and class information? Go to the ICAN website at ican.nmsu.edu to sign up for our Newsletter! #NMSUICAN

11/22/2021

#NMSUICAN 🍂🍁

11/22/2021

In this week's Aggie Experts, chef John Hartley from the NMSU School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management shares tips for cooking a Thanksgiving turkey. For more tips on safely preparing a turkey, visit https://bit.ly/2oYEdPK.

11/17/2021

Great recipe for Fall 🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁 Enjoy😋

11/16/2021

Please share with anyone in McKinley County. #NMUSICAN

Come join our team! We're hiring for an ICAN Nutrition Educator in McKinley County! For more information click here https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/43707 #NMSUICAN #Nutrition #NutritionEducation #SNAPEdWorks #NMSU #McKinleyCounty #NewMexico #Jobs #JoinOurTeam #Hiring

11/15/2021

Preparing to make stuffing Thanksgiving? Learn all about stuffing and food safety here: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/food-safety/safe-food-handling-and-preparation/poultry/turkey-basics-stuffing

11/12/2021

#NMSUICAN #TipOfTheWeek

#TipOfTheWeek Frozen meals are convenient, but don’t forget to stir or rotate food midway through the cooking time to eliminate cold spots for a safe meal! #FoodSafety

Timeline Photos 11/10/2021

#NMSUICAN #fall 🍂🍁🍂🍁

Want to try a new type of winter squash in your favorite winter squash recipe? Most types of winter squash can be used in any recipe or dish. #mixitup #squashplease #favoritefoods

https://foodhero.org/magazines/winter-squash-0

11/10/2021

With shorter daylight hours ahead of us, you can stay active inside by dancing! Play your favorite song, or listen to a new song, and dance away!

ICAN Recipe-Broccoli Potato Soup 11/08/2021

ICAN Recipe-Broccoli Potato Soup

ICAN Recipe-Broccoli Potato Soup NMSU ICAN and NMSU Chaves County Cooperative Extension Service present Broccoli Potato Soup, with Amie Steen.Broccoli Potato Soup RECIPEServing Size: 2 cupsN...

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202 Chamisa Road, Suite B
Taos, NM
87571
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