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: NEP Lessons | Nutrition Education Program Director, Melissa Maulding

My family is on a budget –
how can you help us stay healthy?

Tip #237

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

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 Advisor!
Tip #117

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

Tip #293

Eat a naturally sweet dessert—fruit!

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: Meet Patty Sanders | Nutrition Education Program Advisor

Patty Sanders talks about why her lessons are so exciting.