Providing nutrition education to advance healthy eating habits and active lifestyles for families with limited incomes
MyPlate – U.S. Department of Agriculture
MyPlate Kitchen. Find recipes and resources in our very own kitchen. Sort by food group to find recipes based on what you already have or to get started on a grocery list. Learn more…
Partnership for Food Safety Education – Fight BAC!
The Partnership for Food Safety Education develops and promotes effective education programs to reduce foodborne illness risk for consumers. Learn more…
Food Hero: Where Healthy Food is Fun, Fast, Tasty, and Fits Your Budget
Check out our Quantity Recipes, a great help for parties and other events with large numbers of people. All these recipes were approved by Child Nutrition.
Spend Smart – Eat Smart
Feed your family nutritious meals for less money! Recipes and ideas to help you eat healthy, save money, and stretch your food budget. Learn more…
Healthy Eating / Active Living
Helping communities provide accessible and safe physical activity spaces and food sources. Learn more…
More Helpful Links:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Food Website – The Food website houses information on food, fitness and recipes, educational resources, food safety and preservation, local foods, and youth/4-H as well as links to the Nutrition Education Program, Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, Meat Products, and the Food Processing Center.
Handwashing Factsheets (CDC) – Handwashing can help prevent 1 in 5 respiratory illnesses and 1 in 3 diarrheal illnesses. Learn more about the benefits of handwashing.
Freezing Fruits & Vegetables – Would you like to enjoy bright, crisp garden green beans all year long? How about ripe, juicy raspberries? Freezing lets you enjoy the bounty of your garden and orchards all year long. This publication presents research-tested guidelines for safe preparation and preservation of peak-of-the-season fruits and vegetables.
Healthy Seasonal Produce Sheets – Discover when these common fruits and veggies are in season, gather tips to select the best produce, and find easy-to-prepare recipes in this handy nutrition series.
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Donna Peterson is a Teaching Coordinator with the FoodWIse Program in Grant, Green, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties (Area 17). Donna oversees the FoodWIse Program in Area 17, teaches a variety of audiences about nutrition and food safety, and works with and through partners to provide the education.