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Mill City Cooks: Easy School Lunches

For the August 29 Mill City Cooks demo, Chef Jenny Breen created a variety of options to mix and match for healthy and tasty school lunches, including salads, mini sandwiches on baguette slices and tortilla wraps.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Jenny suggested making a batch of quinoa to have on hand throughout the week. It can be added to salads, served with a sauce and meat, stirred into an omelet - use your imagination!

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

She started with a salad of fresh greens, diced tomatoes, quinoa, sautéed vegetables, Singing Hills Goat Dairy chevre and a light dressing.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Jenny encourages the use of eggs as a versatile source of protein.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

This pan of sautéed vegetables included green onions, cauliflower and sweet corn.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Jenny's carrot and cashew paté packs protein and vitamins, along with flavor from garlic and a sprinkle of sea salt.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

This little girl intently watched the entire demo. The overhead mirror allowed her to see everything happening on the cutting board.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Samples are also shared with the vendors.  The eggs Jenny used were from Braucher's Sunshine Harvest Farm.

August 29, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market  

Thank you to the Wedge Community Co-op for sponsoring the Mill City Cooks demos.  You can find recipes from the Mill City Cooks demos online.

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