Homemade Guacamole

Whether it is a new recipe for Taco Tuesday, a mid-day snack, or something to take to your next cookout, Guacamole will make every plate feel a little more festive. It is a refreshing, healthy, and an easy way to add some vegetables to your day. Check it out at CelebrateYourPlate.gov

Add More Vegetables to Your Day!


Vegetables are low-calorie foods that provide us with nutrients that our bodies need. If you want to increase the amount of vegetables you eat (recommended amount is 2.5 – 3 cups/day), check out this 10-tip article from ChooseMyPlate called Add More Vegetables to Your Day.



Healthy Apple Tuna Sandwich

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring.  The Apple Tuna Sandwich is full of flavor and crunch and is kid approved!  Try it this weekend and let us know what you think.  For more recipes check out www.celebrateyourplate.org


Smart Shopping with MyPlate

Eating Healthy does not have to be hard.  When we use MyPlate and shop smart, we can make healthy choices and still enjoy our food!  By choosing fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and low-fat dairy we can provide healthy meals for our family.  Check out this tip sheet that can help us shop smart using MyPlate.


Staying Hydrated with Fruit-Infused Water

With temperatures rising, it is important to stay hydrated by
drinking water. One way to add flavor to your water without
added sugar is to include sliced fruit.  CelebrateYourPlate.org
has created the recipe below.

Being Physically Active as a Family

Olivia Newton-John said it best when she sang, “Let’s get Physical, physical.” Exercising as a family
can keep you healthy, and it can also create meaningful moments! Below are 10 tips to help you and
your loved ones become and stay active as a family.

Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, OH MY!

Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, OH MY! Berries are in season! Celebrate Your Plate has the perfect recipe that balances your plate with fruits and vegetables.  For more healthy recipes check out, www.celebrateyourplate.org

Saving at the Grocery Store

Time are tough, but going to the grocery store doesn’t have to be. I love to save money wherever I go, especially when I head to the store!  Check out these 10 tips to help us save more at the grocery store.  Do you have other tips that help you save at the store?  We’d love to hear about them! Email Becky at fiscus.22@osu.edu


Be a Healthy Role Model for our Children

During this time of uncertainty, it can be hard to keep our families active and healthy.  I know I have found this difficult at times!  Thankfully, there are some resources available to help us during these times like these.  The website www.choosemyplate.gov gives us a number of helpful ideas to help our families stay active and healthy.  Our children watch what we do, so here are some tips for us to be healthy role models for them!

Backyard Poultry Production Zoom

On March 31st at 6pm Tim McDermott, DVM, OSU Extension Educator, Ag & Natural Resources, will be teaching about Backyard Poultry Production via Zoom. Join Dr. McDermott to learn more about raising backyard poultry, bio security, animal safety and more.

Topic: Backyard Poultry Production (flyer)

Time: Mar 31, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting