In May we celebrate Cinco de Mayo and we celebrate Mothers Day! This month we are featuring a Latin-inspired menu that includes fresh, healthy flavors and a healthy, homemade breakfast menu which is a great way to make Mother’s Day a special day for moms and grandmothers.
Physical Activity Start Simple with MyPlate app. After you have gained a better understanding of what you should be eating for a healthy lifestyle, you can set goals and reminders with the new Start Simple with MyPlate app. The app helps you incorporate the important food groups (fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy) into daily life by providing simple tips and thought starters to help meet those goals every day. Click here to learn more and download
One way to make sure you’re drinking enough water is to keep a pitcher in the fridge. Instead of reaching for sugary drinks, reach for a healthy choice! Follow these links for more hydration tips.
Nutrition With the start of the new year it’s the perfect time to learn a new skill like how to be a smart shopper. There are budget-friendly tips for every aisle in the grocery store and how to read a price tag. Explore the new MyPlate website for more nutrition tips. Click here for a shopping list template to make your next grocery trip easier.
Food Safety During a power outage, food spoilage can be a serious problem when refrigerators and freezers lose power. You can help avoid spoilage and food borne illness by making sure foods stay properly refrigerated just by keeping the refrigerator doors closed. For more information and resources on food safety click here.
Children’s Activities Have fun while learning too! Check out these interactive resources for kids.
Interested in finding out how safe a restaurant is? Use the Kern County Public Health’s Safe Diner tool to find view the latest inspection reports and know what current letter grade is assigned to a restaurant. If you see something in a restaurant that concerns you, just take a photo and submit a complaint that goes directly to the County’s Environmental Team.
California’s CalFresh Healthy Living, with funding from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – USDA SNAP, produced this material. These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. For important nutrition information, visit www.CalFreshHealthyLiving.org.
CalFresh Healthy Living de California, con fondos del Programa de Asistencia para Nutrición Suplemental (SNAP) del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), produjo este material. Estas instituciones son proveedores y empleadores que ofrecen oportunidades equitativas. Para obtener información nutricional importante, visite www.CalFreshHealthyLiving.org.