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CELERY LOGS Kids can help! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 carrot, shredded¼ cup raisins ½ cup lowfat cottage cheese 6 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch pieces INSTRUCTIONS: 1. In a small bowl, mix together carrots, raisins, and cottage cheese. 2. Top celery pieces with mixture. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ( per serving ) CALORIES 74; FAT 0.4g; PROTEIN 4g; CARB 14g; FIBER 2g; CALCIUM 90mg; IRON 0.6mg; VITAMIN A (RE) 274mcg; VITAMIN C 8mg; FOLATE 3mcg DID YOU…

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Fresno EOC WIC Participants, pick up your farmers market coupons from two locations during the week.  Market on Kern Kern Street between M & N St.Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. WIC Coupons Available at the Fresno EOC WIC BOOTH from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. River park 220 E. Paseo Del CentroTuesdays 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. WIC Coupons Available at the Fresno EOC WIC BOOTH from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. To see if you are eligible, call Fresno EOC WIC at (559) 263-1150

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Fresno EOC WIC along with the USDA present: Summer Lunch Program at Fresno EOC designated WIC Sites June 12 - August 410:15 am – 2:00 pm Monday - Friday No fee and no registration, first come, first served.  Our East Shaw location has a different schedule for lunches: Mon-Fri 10:15 am-2:00 pmClick here to see our locations Children 18 years or younger are invited to participate.ALL MEALS MUST BE EATEN ON SITE BY CHILDREN. For more information, please call 266-3663. In…

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Banana Berry Smoothie

Posted on Jun 08, 2017

BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE Kids can help! Serves 2 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup soy milk1 cup frozen strawberries1 banana, quartered and frozen INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ( per serving ) CALORIES 139; FAT 2.5g; PROTEIN 7g; CARB 25g; FIBER 5g; CALCIUM 60mg; IRON 2mg; VITAMIN A (RE) 79mcg; VITAMIN C 35mg; FOLATE 31mcg DID YOU KNOW?... Encouraging your preschooler to pour their own smoothie helps develop their eye-hand…

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Simple Spaghetti Squash Bold text = Kids can help INGREDIENTS: 1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons olive oil divided 2 cloves garlic minced 1 cup marinara sauce 2 tablespoons basil chopped Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)  INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 375°F.2. Drizzle squash halves with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Place cut side down on baking sheet. 3. Bake squash for 45 minutes or until squash can easily be pierced with a knife. 4. Using…

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Congratulations to Sylvia De La Cruz, our Employee of the Month for April! Sylvia has been at Fresno EOC WIC in 2002 and works at the Shields office as a Lead WIC Nutrition Assistant. She’s an exceptional and efficient employee going above and beyond ensuring that the office is well organized and that clients receive outstanding service.  She consistently greets clients with a smile and ensures that clients are served in a timely manner whether it be running the front desk or…

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Congratulations to Veronica Lerma, our Employee of the Month for March! Veronica has been at Fresno EOC WIC since May 2009 and works at our Kings Canyon office. Veronica is an outstanding team member who is always willing to go the extra mile for staff and participants. Whether it’s volunteering to stay late or helping with office upkeep, Veronica consistently shows initiative in helping to better her office and her team. Her positive attitude, kindness, and easy going personality can…

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Congratulations to Pang Moua! Our Employee of the Month for February. Pang has been at Fresno EOC WIC since August 2001 and works at our Call Center in our Downtown office. Pang is an exemplary team member who is always willing to help at a moment’s notice. She has outstanding customer service skills and is courteous, kind, and friendly with everyone. Her attention to detail and professionalism can be seen in all the work she does. Pang can always be trusted with knowing the answer…

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How do I store my milk?

Posted on Feb 09, 2017

How do I store my milk? • Put your breast milk in clean bottles or breast milk storage bags that are labeled “BPA Free.” • Store about 2-4 ounces per bottle or bag for the first 6 months. • Once your baby starts solid foods the amount that you will need to store for your baby may decrease. • Label containers with the date pumped and the baby’s name. • Use the oldest milk first. • At work or school, store breast milk in a cooler with ice packs or…

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Congratulations to Imelda Leal for winning Employee of the Month for January 2017! Imelda has been a WIC Nutrition Assistant at our Downtown office for over 20 years and has been a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) since 2011.  Imelda is always professional, cheerful and ready to help with any task at last minute’s notice.  Due to her dual roles as a WNA and CLEC, she is very knowledgeable, efficient, and offers great customer service to everyone. At…

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