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Loving your family feeding their future

Family Meals

Easy, Tasty, and Healthy

Tricia Kinnell

Arizona Nutrition Network

Yuma County Public Health Services District

Loving your FamilyFeeding their Future


Who am i

Who are you?

Ages of your children?

What would you like to learn?

Who am I?


Objectives

Planning ahead to make meals easier, tastier, healthier, faster, and less expensive

Shopping and buying low-cost foods to make and serve in a hurry

Using time saving tips when cooking meals

Involving your children in making meals

Learn from each other

Objectives


What s for dinner

How do you decide what to make for Dinner?

How do you make a quick meal?

How do you make a healthy meal?

What are your favorite low-cost foods?

What’s for dinner?


My pyramid

What meal ideas does this poster give you?

My Pyramid


Healthy meals can be simple

Healthy Meals can be Simple

Add vegetables to a favorite low-cost food like packaged macaroni and cheese


Cook when you have more time

Cook when you have more time

On the weekend make a double recipe of a casserole and freeze it for next week.


Do some tasks ahead

Do some tasks Ahead

Wash and trim vegetables or make fruit salad a few hours or the day before your meal


Cook fast

Cook Fast

Microwave, broil, or stir fry


Make no cook meals or snacks

Make no-cook meals or snacks

Salads with canned tuna, chicken, or beans Cold sandwiches Raw vegetables with low-fat yogurt or dip


Stretch your food dollars

Stretch your food dollars

Make a list

Check store sales

Buy store brands


Shopping with kids

  • Help pick fruits and vegetables

  • Give everyone a job

    • Colors, letters, numbers

    • Read labels, compare prices

    • Weigh fruits and vegetables

      May take longer but will teach kids life skills and healthy habits that will last a life time

Shopping with kids


Make a meal activity

Pick two different foods

How would you use these foods to make a snack or meal

May include what you have already at home

Make a meal activity


How can my child help me cook

Set the table

Pick what vegetables or fruit

Help measure

Help stir

Pick a new food to try

May take longer but will teach kids life skills and healthy habits that will last a life time

How can my child help me cook?


Other tips

Look for recipes that use only five to seven ingredients

One dish meals

Plan

Use a Crock pot to cook less expensive cuts of meat

Eatwellbewell.org

Other tips


What are you going to try

What are you going to try?


Loving your family feeding their future

  • Yuma County Public Health Services District,

  • Arizona Nutrition Network Program

  • 2200 W. 28th St, Yuma, AZ 85364 (928) 317-4510

  • This material was federally funded by USDA’s SNAP through the AZ Nutrition Network. The SNAP provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact 1800-352-8401. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

  • Departamento de Salud del Candado de Yuma, La Red de Nutrición de Arizona

  • 2200 W. 28th St, Yuma, AZ 85364 (928) 317-4510

  • Estaesunainstitución de igualoportunidadparaproveerservicios y empleo. Este material fuefinanciadopor los fondos del programa de estampillas de alimentación de USDA, quetambiénproveeasistencianutricional a familias de bajosingresos.

  • Para informaciónllame al: 1-800-221-5689


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