Learn about superfoods and cooking ideas

book jacket for Superfoods for Helathy Children by Lucy BurneyThe Tecumseh Public Library is coming to the rescue with...SUPERFOODS! Adults and teens are invited to learn about foods that can benefit your health and take part in a cooking demonstration at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 6.

“Superfoods is not a made-up term, but superfoods are foods that can give you the maximum nutrition for the calories,” said Matthew Joplin, one of the co-founders of Food for Thought. “You’re talking about things like parsley, oregano, many herbs, many kinds of fruit, like blackberries or blueberries.

The Food for Thought Learning Institute will demonstrate easy recipes that use ingredients already in your house, are cost effective, and can reduce your risk of diseases or improve your mood.

The program is limited to the first 40 participants, so register in advance to save your spot.

Sponsors of this year’s Summer Reading Program are Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation • Friends of the Library • Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.) • Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS) • Kirkpatrick Foundation • Oklahoma Arts Council • Oklahoma College Savings Plan • Pioneer Library System Foundation •  Sonic—America’s Drive-In, Corp. • The Oklahoma Department of Libraries • The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education