This week’s recipe comes from our healthy kids program, created to help instill the importance of nutrition in a younger generation. Protein helps maintain a strong immune system, promotes cell growth and repair, and aids in muscle health. To teach the power of plant proteins, we’re featuring a fun and easy dish made with fiber-rich beans, colorful corn and crunchy peppers and carrots. By helping your kids make nutritious choices today, you’re putting them on track for a healthier future.
Open can of beans and can of corn. Over the sink, empty both cans into a strainer and rinse thoroughly. Let water drain from strainer.
Put the beans and corn into a large salad bowl. Add chopped pepper, chopped carrots, olive oil and salsa.
Mix together with a large spoon and serve.