FOOD & HEALTH
Planning meals makes sense for a variety of reasons including eating healthy, stretching your food dollars and making the most of your time by saving you trips to the store. The information listed below can help you in your meal planning efforts.
Meal Planning Worksheets and Tips.pdf
USDA - MyPlate
MyPlate was developed as an effort to promote healthy eating to consumers. The MyPlate icon is easy to understand and it helps to promote messages based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The new MyPlate icon builds on a familiar image — a plate — and is accompanied by messages to encourage consumers to make healthy choices.
The sweet potato has found its way into more than two-thirds of the world’s cuisines and is valued as an important part of the food supply. This tasty tuber is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin B-6, carotenoid, and most nutritious when eaten in its skin. Click here for more information on this tasty tuber, including recipes, a demonstration video, and nutritutrion facts.