Fruits and Vegetables

Build Your Own Salsa

Are you looking for snacks that are healthy and taste great? Salsa is a great way to add fruits and vegetables to your snacks. You can use different items from your #BetterPantry to build your own salsa that your family enjoys!

Eat a Rainbow!

Fruits and vegetables come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, flavors, and colors. Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of some chronic diseases, like cancer, heart disease, stroke, obesity, and diabetes. Fruits and vegetables provide important nutrients for health and maintenance of your body. Different types of fruits and vegetables provide… Read more »

 

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month 2016

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. With the summer growing season kicking into full swing, I can’t think of a better time to focus on eating more fresh fruits and veggies. If you’re like most Americans who don’t eat enough fruits and veggies, this is your reminder to make half your plate fruits… Read more »

 

Spring Produce Recipes

Is everyone else as excited about spring’s arrival as I am? The vibrant green of the leaves and grass as they start to grow is by far my favorite color. And with all this plant growth, you know what that means… fresh fruits and veggies are on their way!

 

How to Influence Teens to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

As parents, we know you always want the best for your kids.  Keeping them healthy helps keep them happy and successful.  You can help your teens stay healthy by encouraging them to eat more fruits and vegetables! Be a positive role model for your teens so they can make healthy choices.  Below are some easy ways… Read more »

 

Little Dippers Eat More Fruits and Veggies

It’s no secret that getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables is a tough job, for parents, schools, and nutrition education programs like us. There are a lot of reasons why, but today we’ll focus on taste. While fruits are naturally sweet, vegetables tend to have stronger, sometimes bitter flavors that kids don’t like.… Read more »