The Penn State Extension Nutrition Links program offers free nutrition education programs to participants eligible for public assistance to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a healthful diet on a limited budget.
Healthy Eating on a Budget
December 13, 2013With cold weather and a hectic schedule, it’s sometimes hard to find time to prepare a homemade dinner. There is a quick, easy, affordable and healthy way to make dinner every night of the week.
October 24, 2013November is National Diabetes Month and also the beginning of the holiday season. For many of us Thanksgiving and the winter holidays bring thoughts of family, friends, and celebrations. Reconnecting with family and friends usually happens in conjunction with a wonderful meal and social gatherings focused on food. For people that have diabetes, staying on track during this festive time of year can be a challenge.
October 8, 2013Fall decorating most likely includes pumpkins. But pumpkins are more than just a decoration. They are loaded with nutrition and do not have many calories.
Preserve Cucumbers, Make Pickles
August 28, 2013Cucumbers are plentiful either at the local farmer's market or maybe growing in your back yard! Pickles are easy to make and can be made even without a lot of equipment.
July 25, 2013Washing fruits and vegetables is a must as they are grown near the ground where animals, insects and even birds may contaminate the produce. Do food safety experts recommend washing any raw meat before cooking? No, do not wash raw meat before cooking.