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: My Favorite Success Story with Bonnie Zeilenga

Bonnie Zeilenga shares how she has made lifelong friends through teaching lessons.

Tip #64

Chores can be exercise, too. Clean the house, wash the car, or mow the lawn.

Tip #237

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

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 #117

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

Tip #144

Make half your plate veggies and fruits—they are full of nutrients and vitamins.

Brenda Medina “From Student to Teacher”

When Brenda came to Indiana, she didn’t speak English & thought she was healthy.  When she became pregnant, she found she was vitamin deficient.  Thanks to the NEP, she learned how to get the vitamins & nutrients she needed. She liked the lessons so much that she became a NEP Assistant!

Video: Meet Patty Sanders | Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Patty Sanders talks about why her lessons are so exciting.