March is National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month! Get ready for spring by adding more fruits and vegetables to your family’s’ meals. The USDA’s (US Department of Agriculture) website, My Plate, has some great tips for eating healthier at home, at school, at work, and in your community.

Part of eating healthy while not breaking the bank includes planning ahead before going to the grocery store. My Plate has some great tips for saving money at the grocery store. Making a grocery list and taking a few minutes to plan your meals in advance can save you a lot of time and money. Take a look at this great sample of a 2-week menu and 2-week shopping list for inspiration. Need more ideas?

Have some picky eaters in your family? Try these tips for getting your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. (You might like them too!) Getting your kids more involved in food preparation and cooking can be a great way to get them to try new foods. Check out some of these great meals, created by kids!

Still looking for some cooking inspiration? Try these budget-friendly, family recipes. You can sign up to receive tips by email. And check out some of our past tips on healthy eating!

 

(Image courtesy of ChooseMyPlate.gov)

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