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 #48

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

Tip #55

Plan for all weather conditions—try mall walking, indoor swimming, or active video games.

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!
Tip #77

Eat meals with your children whenever possible–even let them help you make the meal.

Tip #212

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

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.

Video: Meet Patty Sanders | Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Patty Sanders talks about why her lessons are so exciting.