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Fajita Chicken Bake

Fajita Chicken Bake This simple one dish meal is a family favorite that is perfect for busy nights. It can be eaten on its own with rice, or you can use it as a filling for fajitas or tacos. Average Cost: $2.16 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 Recipe Source: https://www.snap4ct.org/fajita-chicken-bake.html […]

Make Celebrations Healthy

Make Celebrations Healthy Download PDF Eating healthy and being physically active can be a fun part of parties and events. Great gatherings are easy to have when tasty, healthy foods from all the food groups are offered in a fun, active environment. Above all, focus on enjoying friends and family Learn how to eat healthy […]

How to freeze vegetables

How to Freeze Veggies Download PDF It’s easy to buy frozen vegetables from the store, but do you know the proper way to do it yourself? Freezing is a great way to store vegetables and keep them fresh for up to a year. If you keep track of what frozen vegetables you have in your […]

How to Keep Produce Fresh

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How to Keep Produce Fresh Download PDF Americans toss about 19% of vegetables and 14% of the fruits they buy. In addition, fruits and vegetables are often stored improperly. This can cause them to go spoil quickly. Ensure you are storing your food correctly and safely to reduce food waste! Learn how to save money […]

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices Tips Download PDF Herbs and spices boost flavor, and are salt- and sugar-free! Store dried herbs and spices in a cool, dark location away from direct heat or sunlight. When you store your herbs correctly, you can waste less. Learn more about herbs and spices in this tip sheet. Learn how to […]

Grocery Store Bingo

Grocery Store Bingo Download PDF With a variety of sights and smells, grocery shopping can be an exciting activity for kids. It can also be a little stressful for adults trying to buy groceries while keeping children entertained. MyPlate Grocery Store Bingo is a fun and educational activity that will focus the attention of your […]

Celebrate National Nutrition Month

Celebrate National Nutrition Month Download PDF Celebrate National Nutrition Month in March and check our or Nutrition Education Programs! Find out how to eat healthy on a budget Learn easy ways to make healthy recipes Get tips to add physical activity to your day   Get connected with a nutrition educator in your area with […]

Brown Rice 5 Ways

Brown Rice 5 Ways Download PDF What simple recipes can you make with food you already have on hand? There are many dishes you can make with brown rice including fried rice, Caribbean Casserole, Fiesta Rice Salad, Cheesy Broccoli Rice Squares, Black Bean Burgers and more. Download this handy guide! You can also check out […]

Easy Office Stretches

Easy Office Stretches Download PDF Spending long days in the office can leave your body feeling stiff, tense or achy. It’s easy to ignore the effect that sitting all day has on your body, but it only takes a couple of minutes to slowly eliminate the pain and put your body at ease. Next time […]

Physical Activity

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Physical Activity (Grades 5-8) https://youtu.be/j6o74QaPmiM Today we’re going to talk about physical activity with SNAP-Ed Senior Nutritionist, Wanda! By the end of this video, you will be able to identify the short-term benefits of being active, tell the difference between moderate-to-vigorous, muscle-strengthening, and bone-strengthening types of activity, and identify four body cues that take place […]

Corn 5 Ways

Corn 5 Ways Download PDF What simple recipes can you make with food you already have on hand? There are many dishes you can make with canned or frozen corn including chili, taquitos, salad, and more. Check out this fun infographic for more ideas! Source: https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2018/03/22/vary-your-veggies-without-high-cost-corn-five-different-ways Learn how to save time with our helpful videos! […]

Healthy Popcorn Hacks

Healthy Popcorn Hacks Download PDF Spice up this movie theater classic with some healthier alternatives. Instead of butter and salt, try olive oil, parmesan cheese, and garlic powder. Or make it sweet with vegetable oil, brown sugar, and cinnamon. View this tip sheet for some more great healthy popcorn hacks! Learn how to save time […]

Planning Meals for a Family

Meals for a Family Download PDF Eating at restaurants and fast-food places can be exciting. It can also be expensive and usually take more time than just cooking at home. Meal planning for a family can seem overwhelming. If you plan ahead, it will save time and effort in the long run. Eating at home […]

Reach Your Nutrition Goals

Reach Your Nutrition Goals Download PDF Reaching nutrition goals is not something that can happen overnight—it takes a lot of hard work to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but once you get the hang of it, it’s simple! Starting with the smaller changes helps you to ease your way into the process. Being active, and getting […]

Redo Your Coffee Shop Stop

Redo Your Coffee Shop Stop Download PDF Many specialty coffee drinks from coffee shops contain much higher sugar content than you would think. The CDC recommends about 12 teaspoons of sugar per day for Americans 2 years and older. Many drinks from Coffee shops contain double this amount – and that’s only for 1 beverage! […]

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