National Nutrition Month
Nutrition on a Budget
Nutrient Dense Foods
Buy in Bulk
So you have a bulk amount of one item, now what?
- Try to find multiple recipes that use that ingredient
- Cook that food the way you enjoy eating it the most and portion it out for the week
- Cook one large batch of a recipe and freeze the leftovers
Here are some of the most versatile food items to buy in bulk:
Sweet potatoes, onions, carrots, oatmeal, chicken breast, dried beans, and nuts
Opt for Frozen or Canned
Try using these frozen items: Spinach, broccoli & berries
Try using these canned items*: Beans, green beans, corn & peas
*When purchasing canned items, look for "low sodium" options!
In Season Produce
If you are struggling to afford enough food to keep yourself or your family healthy, there are several options to help. The federal government offers food assistance programs for citizens whose income meets certain guidelines.
Mt. Morris is Dishing out Compliments
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The Lift Project
This 10-lesson well-being adventure features short (15 minutes), fun, and engaging lessons that provide the tools needed to live a flourishing life. Participate in this world-class program to learn the simple thing you can do to lift your mental, physical, and emotional health. You won't regret it.
For more information on how to access The Lift Project, please contact your HR Department, or Wellness Champion or contact Dan Justis (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Smola Consulting!