Did you earn your cape in the kitchen yet? Getting kids to eat healthy takes superpowers sometimes. Good nutrition helps children grow up healthy and strong, but did you know it also helps kids learn better while in school? Save the Children have just released a report called Food for Thought. This report addresses malnutrition in children and how proper nutrition can unlock their full potential. Did you know 165 million children worldwide are malnourished? Did you know that every 15 seconds a child dies from malnutrition?
In June, President Obama and leaders from around the world will be meeting in two global nutrition summits. These summits, called the G8, focus on nutrition for children– but, we want the President to put child nutrition at the top of his agenda. Please click below to send a tweet to President Obama!
- 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
- 1 cup chicken broth
- ¼ cup butter
- 2 Tablespoons sugar
- 1 Tablespoon chopped onion
- 2 cups milk
- 2 Tablespoons basil
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- Combine diced tomatoes and juice, chicken broth, butter, sugar, chopped onion, and baking soda in saucepan. Stir to incorporate.
- Cover and allow to simmer over medium heat for 1 hour; stirring occasionally.
- Heat milk in microwave until just warm. Stir milk into tomato mixture in the saucepan.
- Season with basil and black pepper.
- Serve hot.
I wrote this post as part of The Global Team of 200, a highly specialized group of members of Mom Bloggers for Social Good that concentrates on issues involving women and girls, children, world hunger and maternal health.
Our Motto: Individually we are all powerful. Together we can change the world. We believe in the power of collective action to help others and believe in ourselves to make this world a better place for our children and the world’s children.
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Until we meet again,