Tips & Videos

In this section, you’ll find tons of great tips, recipes and videos. Watch success stories. Learn how to eat smarter and move more. Snag a recipe for tonight—and much more. Enjoy!

Video: Fresh Scripts

A Prescription for Healthier Eating! Learn more about how the Community Gardens help provide access to fresh, nutritious produce and what the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program is in your community to stay healthy and well!

Tip #109

Eat dinner around the same time every night.

Tip #117

Mix it up —try walking, biking, dancing, gardening, and playing ball.

Jeannie Kearby “Nutrition Education Led to Life Changes”

For Jeannie, the NEP programs brought her more than just amazing nutrition information & help stretching food dollars. The self-esteem she gained from taking control propelled her to even greater success—in working full-time, caring for her two children & attending college classes.
Tip #192

Every snack should have two food groups, like add peanut butter to a whole-wheat mini bagel.

Tip #237

Keep recipes simple—the simpler the menu, the less money and stress it will cost you.

Jessica Harkness “Eating Together & Healthy!”

Pizza & soda used to be a typical meal for Jessica & Mikel. After taking free NEP programs, dinner is baked chicken, rice, vegetables and water. “I’m doing a good job of being a mom,” said Jessica. “Saving money, stretching the budget & eating healthy meals together are proof of that!”

Video: Farmers Market

Get Your Fresh Fruit and Vegetables! Watch here to learn more about how Farmers’ Markets provides access to affordable, nutritious food and what the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program is doing in your community to stay healthy and well!