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Category Healthy Foods

Diverse family in home kitchen cooking Thanksgiving dinner.

Healthy, No-Cook Holiday Snacks

These fun and tasty snacks will not only delight your child but your holidays as well.  They are packed with nutrients and vitamins.  Have your child join in preparing these fruit and veggie creations that will become a family favorite.  …

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Ask Your Farmer!

Welcome back! It’s June so that means it’s time to head over to a Farmers’ Market! There are year-round farmers’ markets and they’re great but to me, there is nothing like a farmers’ market during the growing season here in…

Healthy fresh rainbow colored fruits and vegetables in a row

Dietary Diversity

Since April is Celebrate Diversity Month let’s talk about Dietary Diversity! Dietary diversity is another name for a well-balanced diet.  This means we need to include all five food groups in our meals across breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.  Our…

Shop Simple with MyPlate

Shop Simple with MyPlate!

When the Dietary Guidelines were updated in 2020 www.MyPlate.gov was given a reboot. There are many new tools that make eating healthier easy, simple, and fun! Let’s go explore. MyPlate.org is easier to navigate than ever. Looking for a healthy recipe? Check…

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