Healthy Living and Eating: For Families

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Nutrition Education - EFNEP, FNP & Loving Your Family

Families find it challenging to choose and prepare healthy foods within a limited budget. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Family Nutrition Program (FNP), and Loving Your Family-Iowa help families learn to make informed choices about low-cost, nutritious foods; to better manage family finances; and to become more self-sufficient.


Preserve the Taste of Summer

Preserve the Taste of Summer

A food preservation program comprised of both online lessons and hands-on workshops. Preserve the Taste of Summer is a great opportunity for anyone age 18 years or older interested in learning safe food preservation techniques.


Spend Smart Eat Smart

Spend Smart Eat Smart

Spending less on food often means investing time and effort in planning, shopping and preparing food. Spend Smart Eat Smart will help you learn skills and adopt habits so you can feed your family nutritious meals for less money.


Words on WellnessWords on Wellness

Reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety. Incorporate healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.

Mid Life & Beyond: The Whole Picture
Mid Life & Beyond ... the Whole Picture

A holistic educational program to enhance the quality of life of Iowans mid life & beyond.

MyPlate

What’s on your plate?

MyPlate helps you visualize the proportion each food group should contribute to your plate.

 

Popular Publications

Healthy & Homemade CookbookHealthy & Homemade Cookbook

Over 70 recipes from main dishes, appetizers, and desserts to soups,salads, sides, and even snacks. This 82-page cookbook will have you preparing healthy meals and smartly spending your dollars too!

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