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: Making a Difference in Children’s Lives with CATCH

Learn how PNEP Nutrition Educators work within schools to help children understand the benefits – and fun – of being physically active and eating healthy.

Tip #48

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

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!”
Tip #203

Keep the conversation going—turn off the television and keep it off.

Tip #159

Focus on each other at the table—talk about fun and happy things at mealtime.

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.

Video: NEP Lessons | Nutrition Education Program Director, Melissa Maulding

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