Category Archives: Pediatric News

September 2018 newsletter English/spanish


Recipe of the month: Nutella and Banana Sushi – good and fast after school snack! 2 tortillas; 4 Tablespoons Nutella; 2 bananas. Place tortilla on a cutting board and spread with Nutella. Peel banana and lay in on the edge of the tortilla. Roll banana in tortilla. Slice into rounds […]

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August 2018 newsletter English/spanish


Recipe of the month: Chocolate Covered Frozen bananas   Cut four bananas in half crosswise and insert a popsicle stick into the cut end of each piece. Freeze about two hours. Heat 8 oz of chocolate until soft. Coat bananas with chocolate. Roll in toasted oats, peanuts or shaved coconut. […]

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July 2018 English/Spanish newsletter


BURN PREVENTION: INFANT AND TODDLER Burns can be serious injuries at any age, but infants and toddlers are at risk for burn injuries because of their innocent curiosity.  Here are some common causes of burns, as well as the steps you can take to prevent them from happening to your […]

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June 2018 English/Spanish newsletter


Happy Father’s Day! Recipe of the month: Easy Pineapple upside-down cake 1/2 stick butter; 1/3 cup packed brown sugar; 7 canned pineapple slices, 7 maraschino cherries without stems; 1 pkg yellow cake mix; 3 eggs; 1 cup water; 1/3 cup vegetable oil. Melt butter and brown sugar in 9” round […]

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May 2018 Newsletter English/Spanish


Have you tried flavored water? Try one of these combinations!   Orange-Mango water: Fill the bottom of a pitcher with 2 medium oranges, sliced and 3/4 cup thin mango slices. Top with water Strawberry-lime water: Fill the bottom of a pitcher with 2 limes, sliced and 12 strawberries, sliced. You […]

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April Newsletter 2018 English/Spanish


Recipe of the month: Peach Melba Breakfast Popsicles Puree 2/3 C vanilla Greek yogurt, 2TBP honey, and 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen peaches in a blender until smooth. Distribute 1/4 C raspberries (halved) and additional 1/2 C chopped peaches among 6 ice-pop molds. Fill each mold with about 1/4 […]

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March 2018 English/Spanish newsletter


  Recipe of the month: Healthy Banana-Strawberry Ice Cream   Peel and slice 3 bananas and freeze until solid. Place in food processor or blender and add 1/2 Cup frozen strawberries, 1/2 Cup milk and 1 tsp vanilla. Process until smooth and place in a loaf pan. Freeze for about […]

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February Newsletter 2018 English/Spanish


Happy Valentine’s Day! Recipe of the month: Strawberry Sauce – Top low-fat ice cream or frozen yogurt with this dessert topping 1 (16 oz.) container fresh strawberries, hulled; 1/2 tsp. lime zest, 1 TBP fresh lime juice; 2.5 TBP honey Process all ingredients in a blender or food processor 1 […]

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January Newsletter 2018 English/Spanish


What is the latest with the Flu?   Flu activity is increasing in the United States, as usually happens at this time of the year. Most influenza illnesses occur in January, February and March. It is very important that everyone is protected against the flu and to try to prevent […]

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December Newsletter 2017 English and Spanish


Happy Holidays! Recipe of the month: Moist chocolate cake with chocolate-marshmallow topping Prepare 2 (19.5-ounce) packages brownie mix according to package directions. Stir in 1.5 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted (optional). Place batter into a greased and floured 15×10 jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes. Top warm cake […]

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