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Eat Healthy

Whether you are cooking for one, or for a family, a busy lifestyle can make preparing daily nutritious meals difficult, but healthy eating can change your life! A few minor changes can help you to boost energy levels and drop pounds.

What does healthy eating look like? It means limiting saturated fats, alcohol, and processed and sugary foods, while increasing the amounts of fruits and vegetables on your plate.

Looking for healthy, budget-friendly meals for yourself or your family, but aren’t sure where to start? Take a look at our recipes for inspiration or click on the Take a Class tab above to find our partners in your area who can teach you more about adding fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other healthy foods into your diet, show you helpful cooking techniques and give you tips to stretch your food budget.   

Featured recipe: Crock Pot Carnitas

Try our Crock Pot Carnitas.  Using a crock pot or slow-cooking on the stovetop, this recipe will leave you with the perfect carnitas to fill tacos, burritos, serve with rice and shredded lettuce or top nachos.  The possibilities are endless and one batch can be enough to serve for multiple quick meals!

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