Childcare providers play an important role in meeting the nutritional needs of children in attendance. Morning and afternoon snacks plus a healthy lunch prepared fresh onsite daily by in-house cooks. Menus developed by cooks, in consultation with Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating and the requirements of the Child Care and Early Years Act.
Photo submitted by FN Child Care Cook’s Network – Traditional Cooking Class hosted by WAASEGIIZHIG NANAANDAWE’IYEWIGAMIG – bannock, wild rice casserole, baked walleye
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Traditional Mohawk Hash Recipe (submitted by Akwesasne Child Care Program)
- cooked ground hamburger;
- cooked ground sausage;
- then added to boiled potatoes draining the potatoes’ water 3/4 out;
- ratio of meat to potatoes is equal;
- mash all together;
- then add poultry seasoning and pepper to your liking;
Children like ketchup on hash while adults prefer gravy on their traditional hash. Sweet corn is a side dish served with hash. Enjoy!!