Spinach

spinach

If you didn't like spinach as a kid, think about giving it a second chance! This leafy green packs flavor and nutrition to every bite.



Discover MyPlate: Vegetables

Discover MyPlate includes six Emergent Readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Vegetables includes the sight words: I, have (used in Lessons 1 and 3)
A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have


spinach pizza Spinach Recipes

USDA. FNCS.

Quantity recipes containing spinach from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


bunch of fresh spinach Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Nutrition Education Tip Sheets (PDF | 1.6 MB)

KSDE. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Tip sheets provide growing information, nutrition facts, and serving suggestions. Produce included: asparagus, avocado, blueberries, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kiwifruit, mango, peaches, pineapple, red pepper, spinach, and sugar snap peas.


spinach Spinach Fact Sheet (PDF | 430 KB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

This fact sheet provides growing information, food safety tips, nutrient information, mealtime ideas, fun facts, and ways to involve children in preparation. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.


Events booklet Popular Events Idea Booklet

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
 

 

 


Various Leafy Greens Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Provided as a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.


Vegetable Posters (PDF | 6.13 MB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

Each of these 18 colorful posters features a different vegetable with simple facts for preschoolers. Page 15 contains a Spinach poster. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.


Watch Your Garden Grow - Spinach

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage and frequently asked questions.


Flashcards Fruit and Vegetable Flashcards

USDA. Food and Nutrition Services. Team Nutrition.

WANTED: Blackberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries. For being packed with vitamin C and helping kids eat smart to play hard.