Healthy Food Access Specialist December Monthly Update

Each month our Healthy Food Access Specialist, Brianna Montross, sends out a monthly update to food pantries across Iowa. Each monthly update includes a meal bundle, recipe, resources, and a video on different topics to enhance food pantries. In December, Brianna focuses on the importance of diversifying proteins.

A variety of foods supply good sources of protein. Each protein food contains unique nutrients to support your body. For example, beef is a good source of iron and beans are rich in fiber. Learn more about the protein food group and why it is important to have diverse protein options in the food pantry.

The meal bundle and recipe this month focuses on common TFAP foods such as raisins and walnuts. Highlighted is the Waldorf Salad recipe from Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

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