healthy holiday initiatives

Make a Meal with Soy Foods!

April 28, 2020
April is National Soy Foods Month! Soybeans are an extremely versatile legume and can be prepared many different ways. Celebrate this month and every month, by including soy foods into your family meals!

Every Bite Counts Towards Healthful Eating Habits!

March 10, 2020
During the month of March, we are celebrating National Nutrition Month! This nutrition education campaign, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, promotes the importance of making educated food choices and maintaining healthy eating and physical activity habits.

Think Outside the Lunch Box this National Pack Your Lunch Day!

March 02, 2020
Think outside the lunch box this National Pack Your Lunch Day and keep your lunchtime routine from getting stale! Get creative with refreshing and colorful lunchtime ideas for whether you're packing your own or your whole family’s lunch for work and school this March 10th.

Heart-healthy Celebration Ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 05, 2020
Is your heart racing for Valentine’s Day? Although candy and dessert tend to take center stage on Valentine’s Day, holiday celebrations are a great place to incorporate healthy eating ideas and physical activity into a child’s life.

Shopping Tips for a Healthy Holiday

December 20, 2019
With the holiday season quickly approaching, grocery shopping may be one of the top priorities on your to-do list. Keep your meal planning and grocery shopping organized to have a stress-free, happy, and healthy holiday with family and friends.

Celebrate the Holidays with Healthy Choices

December 04, 2019
The holiday season is upon us! Winter festivities are the perfect time for families and friends to gather around the dining table for food, drinks, and joyous conversations. Don’t let the abundance of holiday parties keep you from maintaining the healthy habits that you have built throughout the year. Enjoy a merry and healthy holiday season with a few mindful practices.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

November 06, 2019
Throughout November, we are celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Month! During this month, the community comes together to bring attention to diabetes, diabetes management and prevention, and protecting yourself from other chronic complications. This year focuses on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Healthy Halloween Celebration Ideas

October 14, 2019
Trick or treat! Halloween is coming up, and it is a fun-filled day full off creative costumes, spooky surprises, and tasty treats. Keep your Halloween activities both spook-tacular and healthy with a few simple tips and ideas.

Celebrate National Farm to School Month this October!

October 08, 2019
October is National Farm to School Month! This month celebrates the connections between children and local foods and farms and highlights the schools, local farms, and communities that work together to serve fresh, locally-grown ingredients in school cafeterias.