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Tips to Freeze Your Farmer’s Market Finds

Tips to Freeze Your Farmer’s Market Finds Download PDF Choosing safe containers is important! Freezer safe containers include plastic freezer bags, plastic containers with a snowflake symbol, or freezer safe glass containers. Be careful of extreme changes in temperature, as glass could break! Read More Getting Started! Before we share more specific tips on freezing […]

Three Sisters Soup

Three Sisters Soup (Sopa De Tres Hermanas) Try making this easy, inexpensive Three Sisters Soup! The name “Three Sisters” refers to the corn, squash, & beans, which comes from the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois).  Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Servings: 8 Recipe Source: FoodHero.org Ingredients 1 1⁄2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 3 ⁄4 cup diced […]

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie (Pastel de Tamal)  Try this easy, inexpensive Tamale Pie recipe in honor of Dia de la Raza! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 Recipe Source: wayne.osu.edu Ingredients 1 cup onion, chopped (1 medium) 1 cup bell pepper, chopped (1 medium) 1/2 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup salsa 1 […]

Power Up Your Kids’ Play

Power Up Your Kids’ Play Download PDF Any activity that gets kids’ hearts beating faster and makes them breathe harder counts as power play. It can be as simple as dancing in the living room or jumping rope at the park. The key is to have fun! Read More Lead by example. Stay active yourself […]

Reduce Screen Time

Reduce Screen Time Tip Sheet Download PDF Although you might not be able to change how much time you spend on the computer for work or school, you can spend less time on screens during other times of the day. Try these ideas to reduce screen time and get moving. Read More Track how much […]

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 […]

Baked Cod Ole

Baked Cod Ole

Baked Cod Ole Cod is a popular seafood choice throughout the Caribbean due to its versatility. It can be baked, poached, or grilled. https://youtu.be/SENNJlcaQwI Average Cost: $14.80 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 Team Nutrition CACFP Multicultural Recipe Project Ingredients 3 Tbsp lime juice, fresh squeezed, seeds removed or bottled lime […]

Activate Your Lifestyle

Activate your Lifestyle

Activate Your Lifestyle Download PDF Being more physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health. It does not have to be hard or involve the gym. Check out these five easy tips to be more active during the day: Get social Move more at work Do something new Keep […]

Be An Active Family

Be An Active Family

Be An Active Family Download PDF 10 tips for becoming more active as a family Being active as a family can benefit everyone. Adults need two and a half hours of physical activity each week. Kids need 60 minutes a day. Here are some tips to add more activity to your day. Read More Set […]

Be Active Adults

Be Active Adults

Be Active Adults Download PDF Being physically active is important for your health. Adults who are physically active are less likely to develop some chronic diseases than adults who are inactive. Physical activity is any form of exercise or movement of the body that uses energy. People of all ages, shapes, sizes, and abilities can […]

Power Up In 10

Strength Training for Families

Strength Training for Families Download PDF Be a Champion for Change! Power Up in 10 (Strength Training for Families) is a step by step guide to start strength training! Build up your muscular strength and endurance, and have fun as well! Champions for Change are people, just like you, who use their power to help […]

Simple and Fun Family Games

simple and fun family games

Simple and Fun Family Games Download PDF Check out these steps for 4 different games that will keep you moving together using only household items! Please modify any activity so that it is comfortable and safe for you. Learn how to move more with our helpful videos! Play Play Play Play Previous Next Learn how […]

20 Fun Family Physical Activities

20 family physical activities

20 Free and Fun Family Physical Activities Download English PDF Download Spanish PDF You’ve made the decision that you want to be more active. Whether you are already active or just starting out, that’s great! Often, with a new goal, it can be hard to know where and how to start. Adding activity to your […]

Stovetop Tuna Casserole

Stovetop Tuna Casserole

Stovetop Tuna Casserole Try this hearty and healthy meal that the entire family will love! Average Cost: $7.63 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Servings: 7 Recipe Source: FoodHero.org Ingredients 1/8 Tsp pepper 1 Can (5 ounces) tuna in water, drained 1 Tsp chicken bouillon 1 Can (10.5 ounces) low sodium condensed cream […]

Smart Meal Planning Tips


Smart Meal Planning Tips Download PDF Healthy eating is important at every age. Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy or fortified soy alternatives. When planning meals, choose options that are full of nutrients and limited in added sugars, saturated fat, and sodium. Start with these tips! Read More See what […]

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