• Healthy on a Budget: Four Steps

    How many times have you heard someone say that healthy eating is expensive?! The Healthy on a Budget poster shows that smart shoppers who follow four basic steps can eat healthy without breaking the bank! Step 1: Buy on Sale! When fruits and veggies are in season, they’re cheaper and taste better. Stock up on […]
  • Reposting about Turkey

    For food writers everywhere the month of November seems to demand that we write about preparing that Thanksgiving meal….including the big bird. This whole process may seem daunting for those that only roast a turkey one time a year. The big meal means lots of food which can result in potential food safety problems—there just […] Tags:
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  • 9.99 Poster Category

    The 9.99 poster feature for each month has been very popular. We always regret when we have to say no to the numerous requests that we get to ship free items. We always wish we could say yes.  The 9.99 poster program has been instilled to provide a quality education item to a program for […] Tags:
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  • Fiber and Nutrient Density

    The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has a great definition for nutrient dense foods, which is emphasized as a “term to know.” Nutrient Dense—A characteristic of foods and beverages that provide vitamins, minerals, and other substances that contribute to adequate nutrient intakes or may have positive health effects, with little or no solid fats and […] Tags:
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  • Activity Idea: Making MyPlate Plates


    MyPlate is an excellent tool to encourage balanced eating. For visual learners, having an image of MyPlate is a great starting point on the road to healthful eating habits. You can take this image even farther in an interactive project. Not only will this project help cement the basics of MyPlate in the minds of […] Tags:
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