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: Heroes. Real People. Real Tips. Meet Shannon

Shannon discusses why she is so thankful for the free classes and how they have helped keep her family healthy on a budget.

Tip #48

Make your kids laugh. Keep mealtime upbeat and stress free.

Suzanna Johnson “Turning Goals into Reality”

Suzanna found free NEP programs after her daughter, Rebekah, participated in a school program & shared what she learned. Suzanna took lessons, learned about nutrition, food safety & physical activity. She credits the program with turning a healthy, happy life into reality.
Tip #120

A really easy way to exercise? Take the stairs!

Tip #179

Join a walking group, attend fitness classes at a gym, or play with the kids outside.

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: Grocery

Affordable healthy foods are within reach! Learn more about the area grocery stores are joining the effort to increase access to healthy foods and about what the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program is doing in your community!