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Nutrition and Wellness
Downloads and printable resources on food preservation, fermentation, cooking guides, ingredient lists and more.
- Color Your Spring, Naturally
Egg dyeing guide using fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices.
- Food Preservation Resource List
- Food Preservation Resources
Looking for information on how to preserve your fresh produce. You'll find it all here!
- Get Smart: Take the Food Waste Challenge
WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE? Did you know that in 2013 Americans threw 35 million tons of food into landfills and incinerators? Research shows that nearly everyone wastes more than they think they do. The Food: Too Good to Waste Challenge will help you figure out how much food is really going to waste in your home and what you can do to waste less. By making small shifts in how you shop for, prepare, and store food, you can save time and money, and keep the valuable resources used to produce and distribute food from going to waste!
- Getting Started with Vegetable Fermentation
Information on tools needed, cleaning equipment, vessels, water source, salt quality, suitable temperatures for fermentation, how to keep vegetables submerged and determining readiness.
- Greens & Things
- Healthy Energy-Boosting Options
Some foods and drinks can give you an extra boost of energy without the extra sugar or harmful side effects associated with high-energy drinks.
- Nutrition & Wellness Team on Pinterest
13 boards of inspiration on the topics of nutrition tips and kitchen tricks to keep you and your family healthy no matter where you are.
- Pulses Cooking Guide
For beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas: how to soak, prepare and store; recipes also included.
- SuperFood Drive- Cost Comparison Chart
It doesn't have to cost more to choose healthier foods for your food drive.
- Tossed Treasures Quiz
created by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness Blog
Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.
- What's In Your Ingredient List?
A guide to ingredients, what they are and why they're in your food.