Myplate

Hack Your Summer with Healthy Snacks

June 10, 2020
Hack your summer by planning your snacks ahead of time! Planning healthy snacks ahead of time for family summer activities, like picnics, hikes, or movie nights in the living room, can help satisfy hunger between meals, while also helping to meet your family’s health goals.

Brighten Your Plate by Choosing Colorful Fruits and Vegetables

February 24, 2020
There is a rainbow of fruits and vegetables that offer several health benefits! Make your meals vibrant and nutritious by choosing a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. Learn more about the different ways you can add colors onto your plate and promote good health.

Get the Most with Canned Food

February 18, 2020
Not only is February American Heart Month, but it is also National Canned Food Month! From peaches and corn to beans, tuna, chicken broth, and chickpeas, you will be sure to find many staple foods that are stored in cans. How can you incorporate canned foods into your next meal?

Head Back to School with a Healthy Lunch!

August 07, 2019
It’s that time of year again that kids are heading back to school! Whether your child brings a packed lunch from home or buys lunch from the cafeteria, a healthy, balanced lunch is an essential component to a positive and successful school day. The beginning of the school year is a great time to start (or continue!) making healthy eating choices!

Quick Family Meals

July 31, 2019
Now that summer is almost over and kids are heading back to school, it’s time to get back into a regular routine of preparing family dinners on weeknights. Don’t let everyone’s busy schedules stop you from making a healthy, nutritious meal!

Lettuce Celebrate Heart Health with a Variety of Vegetables

February 21, 2019
The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For American Heart Month this February, we are highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. This week's food group is vegetables!

An Apple a Day

December 10, 2018
Enjoy all the fruits that the fall harvest has to with apples! With more than 100 varieties of apples grown within the United States, there’s a favorite for everyone! Experiment with different colors, flavors, and varieties to choose the apples your family loves most.