Posts Tagged: healthy eating

Understanding Myplate.gov

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The USDA (US Department of Agriculture) has guidelines to help you make healthy food choices. These are called MyPlate. MyPlate shows the food groups that make up healthy meals using the image of a place setting. Before you eat, think about the healthiest choices for what to put onto your plate or into your cup or bowl. To learn more about building a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

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Plan, Purchase, Prepare

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Eat healthier without breaking the bank. Try the 3 Ps – Plan, Purchase and Prepare.

Take a look at what’s on sale this week, then find quick and easy recipes that use those ingredients. Always use a grocery list when you shop, buy only the items on your list, but don’t be afraid to buy in bulk. When preparing meals, you can double up on recipes and freeze excess into individual portions.

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