ChopChopKids is an innovative non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and teach kids to cook real food with their families. We believe that cooking and eating together as a family is a vital step in resolving the obesity and hunger epidemics. Chop Chop provides cooking tips and recipes to help your family eat well.
Fruits and Veggies- More Matters is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit and vegetable consumption for better health. Our website offers simple ways to add more fruits and veggies to your day. We offer expert advice, nutrition and storage information, shopping tips, healthy menus and recipes, kid-friendly recipes and healthy tips, as well as ways to save money using fruits and veggies.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals and is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Their website offers numerous articles on food, health, and fitness for children to adults.
Good and Cheap is a free PDF cookbook for people with very tight budgets, particularly those on SNAP/Food Stamp benefits. It has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. The online resources and tools can empower people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children.
Check out our makeovers to find new healthy twists for improving favorite dishes. We’ve provided a recipe, nutrition info, cost analysis and a shopping list for each healthy plate.
Produce for Kids is dedicated to educating families on the benefits of healthy eating, providing simple meal solutions and raising money for children’s non-profit organizations. Their website provides nutritious and delicious recipes that are sure to be hits with your family.
A guide for seasonal local produce in North Carolina.
Check out these links to learn more about cooking, nutrition, and gardening.