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WIC Inspired Recipe – French Toast & Grilled Peaches

Looking for a delicious way to eat your WIC-approved foods. Give this WIC inspired recipe a try for breakfast, lunch or dinner:

French Toast & Grilled Peaches

Try out this breakfast classic with a fresh twist!

Ingredients:

4 slices of bread

4 eggs

1 ripe peach

1 tbsp Butter

Cinnamon

Honey or Maple Syrup

Powdered Sugar, optional

Cut slices of bread in half, triangle-shaped & set aside. Crack 4 eggs into a medium-sized bowl & whisk. Heat pan on medium-high heat & melt 1 tbsp of butter. Take a slice of bread & dip into egg mixture on both sides, then add to pan & repeat. Brown each side of toast on both sides & add cinnamon as it’s cooking. Cut the peach into slices & add to pan. Cook until browned on each side. Top the french toast with the peaches, add honey, a dash of cinnamon, & any other toppings of your choice. Makes 2 Servings. Enjoy!

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Bring in the New Year with these fun family events

 

< January 2022 >
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          1 2Free Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumFree Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumTime: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Each week the Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Free Family Sundays. Everyone is invited to join and explore the museum to get a free tour at 2:00pm or 3:00pm. Museum admission is free all day from 12 - 5 PM.
419 Congress, Austin, TX, 78701
Free Community Night at ThinkeryFree Community Night at ThinkeryTime: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm, Thinkery opens their doors to provide free admission for children & families from all over Central Texas. Community Night is part of Thinkery’s Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore & develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Tx 78723
3Virtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryVirtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryTime: 10:30 am
Join us for virtual storytime every Monday at 10:30 AM on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook page
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
4Storytime & CraftsStorytime & CraftsTime: 6:30 pm
Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM for Storytime & Crafts on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page. Craft bags are available at Wells Branch Community Library every day starting at 2pm.
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
5 6Free Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtFree Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
World class art experiences in the heart of Austin. Free admission every Thursday is generously provided by the Moody Family Free Day Endowment.
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
7 8 9Free Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumFree Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumTime: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Each week the Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Free Family Sundays. Everyone is invited to join and explore the museum to get a free tour at 2:00pm or 3:00pm. Museum admission is free all day from 12 - 5 PM.
419 Congress, Austin, TX, 78701
Free Community Night at ThinkeryFree Community Night at ThinkeryTime: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm, Thinkery opens their doors to provide free admission for children & families from all over Central Texas. Community Night is part of Thinkery’s Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore & develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Tx 78723
10Virtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryVirtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryTime: 10:30 am
Join us for virtual storytime every Monday at 10:30 AM on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook page
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
11Storytime & CraftsStorytime & CraftsTime: 6:30 pm
Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM for Storytime & Crafts on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page. Craft bags are available at Wells Branch Community Library every day starting at 2pm.
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
12 13Free Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtFree Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
World class art experiences in the heart of Austin. Free admission every Thursday is generously provided by the Moody Family Free Day Endowment.
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
Preschool Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryPreschool Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryTime: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
This reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and creative movement for preschool children ages 3 to 6. Storytime will be held in the Library’s Meeting Room B. Pre-registration is required & opens one week before the storytime session.
Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
14 15Family Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryFamily Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryTime: 11:00 am
Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes alongside your toddlers and preschoolers. Many weeks you’ll find a little extra sparkle, with fun additions such as puppets, creative movement, playful activities, or sometimes even a short film. Families with children of all ages are welcome, but children ages 18 months – 6 years old will enjoy it best. Join us at 11 a.m. on Saturdays in Room A. Pre-registration is required & opens one week before each session.
Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
16Free Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumFree Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumTime: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Each week the Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Free Family Sundays. Everyone is invited to join and explore the museum to get a free tour at 2:00pm or 3:00pm. Museum admission is free all day from 12 - 5 PM.
419 Congress, Austin, TX, 78701
Free Community Night at ThinkeryFree Community Night at ThinkeryTime: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm, Thinkery opens their doors to provide free admission for children & families from all over Central Texas. Community Night is part of Thinkery’s Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore & develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Tx 78723
17Virtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryVirtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryTime: 10:30 am
Join us for virtual storytime every Monday at 10:30 AM on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook page
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
18Storytime & CraftsStorytime & CraftsTime: 6:30 pm
Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM for Storytime & Crafts on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page. Craft bags are available at Wells Branch Community Library every day starting at 2pm.
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
19 20Free Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtFree Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
World class art experiences in the heart of Austin. Free admission every Thursday is generously provided by the Moody Family Free Day Endowment.
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
Science Thursday at the Bullock MuseumScience Thursday at the Bullock MuseumTime: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join the Bullock Museum & discover the science of the Story of Texas! On Science Thursdays, students can drop in and explore the museum, see demonstrations, & participate in hands-on activities. Science Thursdays are FREE for all groups who have pre-registered for a Bullock Museum field trip. Every Science Thursday is different, but all activities connect to content in the exhibitions and films at the Museum. Safety protocols will be in place and hands-on activities will be determined based on current conditions.
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX
21 22Family Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryFamily Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryTime: 11:00 am
Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes alongside your toddlers and preschoolers. Many weeks you’ll find a little extra sparkle, with fun additions such as puppets, creative movement, playful activities, or sometimes even a short film. Families with children of all ages are welcome, but children ages 18 months – 6 years old will enjoy it best. Join us at 11 a.m. on Saturdays in Room A. Pre-registration is required & opens one week before each session.
Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
23Free Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumFree Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumTime: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Each week the Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Free Family Sundays. Everyone is invited to join and explore the museum to get a free tour at 2:00pm or 3:00pm. Museum admission is free all day from 12 - 5 PM.
419 Congress, Austin, TX, 78701
Free Community Night at ThinkeryFree Community Night at ThinkeryTime: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm, Thinkery opens their doors to provide free admission for children & families from all over Central Texas. Community Night is part of Thinkery’s Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore & develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Tx 78723
24Virtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryVirtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryTime: 10:30 am
Join us for virtual storytime every Monday at 10:30 AM on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook page
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
25Storytime & CraftsStorytime & CraftsTime: 6:30 pm
Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM for Storytime & Crafts on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page. Craft bags are available at Wells Branch Community Library every day starting at 2pm.
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
26 27Free Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtFree Thursdays at Blanton Museum of ArtTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
World class art experiences in the heart of Austin. Free admission every Thursday is generously provided by the Moody Family Free Day Endowment.
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
28 29Family Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryFamily Storytime at Round Rock Public LibraryTime: 11:00 am
Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes alongside your toddlers and preschoolers. Many weeks you’ll find a little extra sparkle, with fun additions such as puppets, creative movement, playful activities, or sometimes even a short film. Families with children of all ages are welcome, but children ages 18 months – 6 years old will enjoy it best. Join us at 11 a.m. on Saturdays in Room A. Pre-registration is required & opens one week before each session.
Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
30Free Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumFree Family Sundays at Mexic-Arte MuseumTime: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Each week the Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Free Family Sundays. Everyone is invited to join and explore the museum to get a free tour at 2:00pm or 3:00pm. Museum admission is free all day from 12 - 5 PM.
419 Congress, Austin, TX, 78701
Free Community Night at ThinkeryFree Community Night at ThinkeryTime: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm, Thinkery opens their doors to provide free admission for children & families from all over Central Texas. Community Night is part of Thinkery’s Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore & develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Tx 78723
31Virtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryVirtual Story Time with Wells Branch Community LibraryTime: 10:30 am
Join us for virtual storytime every Monday at 10:30 AM on the Wells Branch Community Library Facebook page
Wells Branch Community Library Facebook Page - Virtual Event
           

Weekly Recipe Featuring WIC Foods

Healthy Snack: Peanut Butter, Banana Sushi

Start the New Year off right with a healthy snack for your kids using WIC foods.

All the ingredients in this recipe are WIC foods. Plus, it’s just as fun to eat as it is healthy. It’s also a recipe the kids can help make.

PEANUT BUTTER, BANANA SUSHI

2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter

1 Banana

¼ Cup crispy rice cereal such as Rice Crispy Treats

Peel Banana and place on a plate. Spread a layer of peanut butter on all sides of the banana. Roll peanut butter coated banana in cereal. Cut banana into slices and serve on a plate.

Get all your WIC ingredients in one stop at Lone Star Family Market, which offers hassle-free WIC grocery shopping.  Find a location at LoneStarFamilyMarket.com/locations.

12 Recipes Using WIC Foods For Christmas

This is the perfect time to spend quality time in the kitchen with your family and kids. Food and holidays go hand-and-hand so to help you get in the holiday spirit, here are 12 recipes using WIC foods you might consider making for your family this Christmas.

BERRY BREAD PUDDING

This recipe from the USDA’s MyPlate, features several WIC foods: frozen berries, whole wheat bread and yogurt. https://www.myplate.gov/recipes/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap/berry-bread-pudding 

 HOMEMADE CHEESE STICKS Homemade Cheese Sticks

Spending time in the kitchen is the perfect way to get quality time with your kids. This fun snack or appetizer from CookingMatters.org  is sure to be a fun one for the whole family to make. It also has several WIC foods. Consider making your own bread crumbs with a slice or two of whole-wheat bread. https://cookingmatters.org/recipe/mozzarella-sticks/

PINEAPPLE CARROT MUFFINS

Every holiday needs a muffin. This one from CookingMatters.org won’t disappoint. It even features WIC-friendly fruits and vegetables. https://cookingmatters.org/recipe/pineapple-carrot-muffins/

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Stores Open Special Holiday Hours Week of Christmas

Visit Stores During Special Holiday Hours

Lone Star Family Market stores will be open special hours for Christmas and New Years. 

All stores will be open regular hours Monday Dec. 20th  – Thursday Dec. 23rd. On Friday, Dec. 24th the stores on Research, Cameron, Stassney and Airport will open from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. The Round Rock and San Marcos locations will be open from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

All stores will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 25th for Christmas Day.

On Sunday, Dec. 26th the stores located on Research, Cameron and Stassney will open from 10 AM to 4 PM. 

On Friday, December 31st, the stores on Research, Cameron, Stassney and Airport will be open from 8:30 AM to 5 PM and the stores in Round Rock and San Marcos will be open from 9:30 AM to 5 PM.

On Saturday, Jan. 1 the stores on Research, Cameron, Stassney and in Round Rock will be open from 10 AM to 5 PM. The Airport and San Marcos locations will be closed. 

Everyone at Lone Star Family Market wishes you and your family safe and happy holidays.

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