Written by Joyce Reich, Nebraska Extension Assistant, SNAP-Ed Farmers markets are fun and festive! They offer fresh, locally grown produce that is tempting to the eye and palette and are packed full of great nutrients which help you to stay healthy. In addition, many farmers markets offer other things like fresh herbs, honey, bakery items, meat,… Continue reading Farmers Market Shopping on a Budget
Planning meals ahead of time helps us save money, save time, eat healthier, and avoid food waste. The first step in planning meals is to have a plan for the food we already have in our kitchen.
Meal prepping saves you time and makes it easy to include healthier foods with proper portions. No more reaching for prepackaged snacks or meals that leave you unsatisfied and craving more. When you have healthy options readily available to eat, you are more likely to eat them.
Written by Brenda Sale, SNAP-Ed Extension Associate Now that kids are out of school for the summer, you no longer have to wonder if your parenting skills are adequate for 4th grade math! Maybe that’s only me… You also no longer have to trudge through 7th grade essays trying to correct spelling and punctuation. It… Continue reading School’s Out – How do I feed the kids?
Written by Donnia Behrends, MS, RD, SNAP-Ed Associate Extension Educator Am I the only one who has filled a grocery cart with foods for the week, only to come home and still have “nothing” to make for an actual meal for my family? I am guessing I am not the only one that this has… Continue reading Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping for a Family without Losing your Mind