Recipe of the Month

Ring in the new year with this New Year’s Eve inspired menu. Make these thrifty recipes in the comfort of your own home to help save money and have a special meal. 

“Five Happiness” Fried Noodles Serves 5 | Total Cost: $8.16 | Cost per serving: $1.63 | **Cost per serving values are based on local grocery stores.

Black-Eyed Peas and CollardsServes 4 | Total Cost: $2.31 | Cost per serving: $0.58 | **Cost per serving values are based on local grocery stores.

Spicy Broiled Tilapia with Lime

Serves 2 | Total Cost: $1.75 | Cost per serving: $0.88 | **Cost per serving values are based on local grocery stores.

Great Grape SmoothieServes 2 | Total Cost: $1.78 | Cost per serving: $0.89 | **Cost per serving values are based on local grocery stores.

Healthy Tips!

 

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

Hydration
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! Click here for more healthy 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

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 visit Food Safety at ChooseMyPlate.org

Children’s Activities                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Have fun while learning too! Check out these interactive resources for kids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English:
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.

Spanish:
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.