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Congratulations to Laura Aviles, our Employee of the Month for October! Laura has been at Fresno EOC WIC since January 2013 and works at our East Shaw office as a WIC Nutrition Assistant. Laura demonstrates exemplary attitude on a daily basis and has excellent customer service skills. She checks in with the front desk first thing in the morning and at the end of the day to assure every client’s needs are met. She gives testimony to our core values, going out of her way to accommodate…

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Cinnamon Delight Cinnamon delight is an easy recipe for kids to help with and it tastes great! Use your WIC fruit and bulger purchases to make this dish! Bold text = Kids can help INGREDIENTS: 2/3 cup water ½ cup dry bulgur ¼ cup raisins 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon brown sugar  1 banana, sliced INSTRUCTIONS: In a saucepan, bring water and bulgur to a boil. Turn off heat, stir in raisins, and cover with lid. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Drain any excess…

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Fresno EOC WIC Employee of the Month - September 2017 Maria Romero, WIC Nutrition Assistant, CLC Maria Romero has been a part of Fresno EOC WIC for over 15 years and works at the East Shaw WIC office as a WIC Nutrition Assistant. She is highly appreciated by her peers for her caring nature and kind heart, and respected for her: commitment to treating everyone with dignity and respect, hard work ethic, incredible organizational skills, and ability to be flexible while managing multiple duties…

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Watermelon Tart Watermelon Tart is an easy recipe for kids to help with and it tastes great! With our hot valley weather, this is a refreshing treat. Use your WIC fruit and yogurt purchases to make this dish! Bold text = Kids can help INGREDIENTS: 1 cup almonds, sliced and toasted 1 (3-inch) thick round slice seedless watermelon,rind removed 2 cups lowfat vanilla yogurt 1 cup blueberries 1 cup strawberries, sliced INSTRUCTIONS: Pat watermelon dry with a paper towel…

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Juanita Platas started with Fresno EOC WIC in 2007 and works at the Kings Canyon WIC office as the Lead WIC Nutritionist Assistant (WNA). She is known as the “go to” person at Kings Canyon and provides tremendous support to her team and supervisors by multitasking and coordinating various functions throughout the day. She proactively looks ahead at the big picture and orchestrates what needs to be done in advance to prevent issues from arising. Juanita also volunteers for events…

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Congratulations to Maria Limon, our Employee of the Month for July!  Maria is the IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) at our Shields office and has been a part of Fresno EOC WIC for over 5 years. Maria can be best described as conscientious, hard worker, thoughtful and respectful. Her knowledge, positive attitude, and initiative are staples of her exemplary work ethic and outstanding customer service. She consistently offers ideas and is always willing to help. Her…

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Monster Mash Bold text =Kids can help INGREDIENTS: 3 cups water 1 cup dry pinto beans, rinsed and soaked overnight Onion powder to taste Garlic powder to taste Salt and pepper to taste ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded INSTRUCTIONS: In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups waterand soaked beans to a boil. Reduce heat andsimmer, covered until tender, about 1 hour. Drain beans, saving ½ cup of cooking liquid. Mash beans with cooking liquid until smooth. Mix in seasonings…

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Fruity Pizza Recipe Bold text =Kids can help INGREDIENTS: 2 whole wheat pita bread 4 tablespoons peanut butter 2 cups assorted fruit INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to broil. 2. Split pitas in half and lightly toast until crisp. 3. Spread peanut butter on warm pitas. 4. Top with assorted fruit.   NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (per serving) ( per serving ) CALORIES 192; FAT 8.9g; PROTEIN 7g; CARB 25g; FIBER 4g; CALCIUM 20mg; IRON 1mg; VITAMIN A (RE) 3mcg; VITAMIN C 33mg; FOLATE…

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ENERGY BARS Kids can help! Serves 8 INGREDIENTS: cooking spray 5 tablespoons butter ¼ cup brown sugar, packed 2 tablespoons honey 1 ½ cup rolled old fashioned oats ¼ cup dried mango, chopped ¼ cup raisins ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup pepitas ¼ teaspoon salt INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Set aside 2. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt together butter, sugar, and honey. Remove…

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An employee of Fresno EOC WIC for 36 years, Jean Whittle is a remarkable employee who makes a lasting impression on every person she talks to. As the Lead WNA at the West Shaw WIC office, Jean stands out for her outstanding customer service and positive attitude. She is kind, compassionate, and respectful with our clients and staff. Anyone who walks in through the door can expect to be greeted with a smile from Jean. A person with a giving heart, Jean always goes above and beyond for clients…

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