Family Meals Easy, Tasty, and Healthy Tricia Kinnell Arizona Nutrition Network Yuma County Public Health Services District. Loving your Family Feeding their Future. Who are you? Ages of your children? What would you like to learn?. Who am I?.
Easy, Tasty, and Healthy
Arizona Nutrition Network
Yuma County Public Health Services District
Ages of your children?
What would you like to learn?Who am I?
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 otherObjectives
How do you decide what to make for Dinner? faster, and less expensive
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?
What meal ideas does this poster give you? faster, and less expensiveMy Pyramid
Add vegetables to a favorite low-cost food like packaged macaroni and cheese
On the weekend make a double recipe of a casserole and freeze it for next week.
Wash and trim vegetables or make fruit salad a few hours or the day before your meal
Microwave, broil, or stir fry
Salads with canned tuna, chicken, or beans Cold sandwiches Raw vegetables with low-fat yogurt or dip
Make a list
Check store sales
Buy store brands
May take longer but will teach kids life skills and healthy habits that will last a life time
Pick two different foods faster, and less expensive
How would you use these foods to make a snack or meal
May include what you have already at homeMake a meal activity
Set the table faster, and less expensive
Pick what vegetables or fruit
Pick a new food to try
May take longer but will teach kids life skills and healthy habits that will last a life timeHow can my child help me cook?
Look for recipes that use only five to seven ingredients faster, and less expensive
One dish meals
Use a Crock pot to cook less expensive cuts of meat