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 #237

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

Tip #48

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

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 #159

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

Tip #212

Ask everyone to put their phones away— no phones = more talking.

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: Heroes. Real People. Real Tips. Meet Jeanie

Jeannie shares her incredibly inspirational story, plus tips on how to save money and make healthy meals the whole family will love.