Simple Snack for the Whole Family!

Check out this simple recipe that the whole family can help make!  This Trail Mix is filled with whole grains, protein and fruit!  For more recipes that your entire family can enjoy, check out www.celebrateyourplate.org

Kitchen Activities for Kids!

Get your preschooler to try new foods by having them help in the kitchen.  Check out these tips for helping your kids to feel good about doing something “grown-up.”

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Healthy Eating Doesn’t Have to be Hard!

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be hard, especially when we take it one step at a time.  Try this fresh salad that is packed with crunch and flavor to help you reach your goals!  For more recipes check out www.celebrateyourplate.org

Turn Your Resolutions Into Real Solutions

With the new year, we have a fresh start to a healthier version of ourselves!  We can turn our resolutions into real solutions.  Start with small changes, take one day at a time, be active your way, team up and celebrate successes!  Let us know what your real solutions are by emailing Becky at fiscus.22@osu.edu

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A Tasty Twist on the Traditional Burger

Beans are one of nature’s most perfect foods and are a great source of protein, fiber, and vitamins and minerals.  For a tasty twist on the traditional burger, try this Lentil Burger recipe.  It is packed full of flavor!

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Vary Your Protein Routine

Meat, chicken, turkey, and eggs are the protein foods most commonly eaten by Americans, according to the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Fish, beans, soy products and nuts are also a great source of protein.  Check out these tips to vary your protein routine.  You can find more information at www.choosemyplate.gov

Pickled Beets and Eggs

The deep red hue of pickled beets and eggs is beautiful.  For a colorful and tasty recipe, try Pickled Beets and Eggs.  Let us know what you think!  Email Becky at fiscus.22@osu.edu with your thoughts about the recipe.

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Be Food Safe

A critical part of healthy eating is keeping food safe to eat.  Here are some tips to help us reduce the risk of foodborne illness.  For more tips, check out www.choosemyplate.gov