What We Teach
Eating Smart Being Active
Eating Smart Being Active (ESBA) is a series of lessons for adults and includes:
MyPlate and Serving Sizes: Learn about recommendation guidelines for choosing foods and typical serving sizes that provide the right balance of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.
Food Safety: Learn four simple steps to food safety and storing left-overs.
Shopping & Food Labels: How to read food labels and effective strategies for stretching your food budget.
Meal Planning: Learn about benefits of planning meals in advance; the importance of regular meal consumption, why variety is important, utilizing leftovers, and various new approaches to preparing the food you have available.
Fruits & Vegetables: Learn the major nutrients found in fruits and vegetables. How to save money. Preparation for consumption.
Dairy: Learn the nutrients in milk and cheese products, and how many servings should be consumed daily. Breakfast and Healthy Snacks: Learn the importance of breakfast, and how snacks fit into a healthy daily diet.
Feeding Children: USDA MyPlate guidelines and recommended daily allowances for children. Daily menu ideas.
Show Me Nutrition and Cooking with Kids Tastings
Show Me Nutrition (SMN) is a series of lessons for youth and includes:
- Basic nutrition education
- Food experience
- Physical activity
Cooking with Kids (CWK) tastingsare a series of lessons for youth and includes:
- Information about fruits and vegetables
- Food-related activities
- Food tasting