Tomatoes

Photograph of sliced tomatoes.

Tomatoes grow fresh in summer, but are usually available all year long in the produce aisle. Canned tomatoes products are a convenient alternative to fresh tomatoes for recipes, making them a stable in many kitchen pantries.



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


Missouri’s Fruits and Vegetables Harvest Calendar

http://health.mo.gov/living/wellness/nutrition/culinaryskills/pdf/Fruits...

Missouri’s Fruits and Vegetables Harvest Calendar (24” w x 36” h poster) is a colorful calendar for schools participating in the National School Lunch or Breakfast Program that promotes Missouri’s bountiful and seasonal harvest.


Tomato Recipes

USDA. FNCS.

Quantity recipes containing tomatoes from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


Nutrition Education

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

 

 


large tomato sliced in half and many cherry tomatoes Tomato Fact Sheet (PDF | 417 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.