healthy eating on a budget

How FNP Helps Feed VA

In honor of Feed VA Day of Action, we’re highlighting Virginia Family Nutrition Program’s educators who take action every day as they empower Virginians to make good food choices, work to eliminate food deserts and strive to end hunger in our state. Our Program Assistants, SNAP-Ed Agents and volunteers work with individuals and families by… Continue Reading How FNP Helps Feed VA


Plant-Powered Protein

When you think protein foods, I bet you are picturing a big juicy steak, boneless/skinless chicken breast or a tasty pork chop. But be careful not to forget the very healthy and very affordable plant sources of protein. Beans, peas, nuts and seeds are lower in saturated fat (the kind that raises our “bad” cholesterol… Continue Reading Plant-Powered Protein