WIC is a special supplemental food program for pregnant, breastfeeding,and post-partum women, infants, and children under five years of age.Tobe eligible for the program, a woman, infant, or child must meetthe income guidelines and be at nutritional risk. A nurse or nutritionistwill determine if an applicant is eligible for the WIC program.Special supplemental foods are provided to eligible participants. Healthprofessionals also provide nutritional education to all who are enrolledin the WIC program. The goal is to teach participants how to use the WICsupplemental foods wisely and how to build good food habits for a lifetime.The WIC Cookbook is a step towards meeting that goal.
Your WIC Cookbook will help you use WIC foods that come in your foodpackage. You will find good recipes using dry eggs and dry milk.These foods are good for you and your children and will help you savemoney on meals.Some of the recipes use WIC cereals; some use WIC cheese. Peanut butterrecipes are also included. With these recipes, you can vary the foods you serveand make meals more interesting.The recipes in this book are all easy, low cost, and nutritious.Try them and enjoy!1