Nutrition

We provide a wealth of courses, materials and programs across the state and online to help Texans improve their health through better nutrition. In addition to offering recommendations based on the latest healthy living and nutrition research, the resources can even help save you money when at the store.

Related Departments: Food Science & Technology, Nutrition

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Dinner Tonight

The Dinner Tonight program aims to provide healthy recipes for Texans and increase self-efficacy in meal planning, healthy cooking techniques, and food safety.

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Nutrition

Publications

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Mantenga a su familia segura y preparada para eventos inesperados o emergencias, como desastres naturales, cortes de energia o incendios. Este libro de cocina Dinner Tonight contiene recetas para tres dias que se pueden preparar facilmente con una preparacion, ingredientes y recursos minimos. (24 paginas)

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Keep your family safe and prepared for unexpected events or emergencies, such as natural disasters, loss of power, or fires. This Dinner Tonight cookbook contains three days' worth of recipes that can easily be made with minimal preparation, ingredients, and resources. (24 pages)

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These recipe cards are available to those agents and BLT assistants who conduct the Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Course for BLT programming purposes. Each packet contains 5 sets of each of the 17 versions.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

Path to the Plate is a comprehensive, educational approach to providing relevant, current, and factual information to consumers. Our goal is to educate consumers so they can make informed decisions when it comes to agriculture and their health.

Program

The Texas 4-H Family & Community Health Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about nutrition, interior design, consumer education and more.

Program

The 10-10,000 Change Challenge is a premiere program from the Family & Community Health unit to develop an active lifestyle that meets physical activity recommendations for general health and chronic disease prevention

Courses

Course

An online curriculum series for Better Living for Texans (BLT)/SNAP-Ed adult audiences. Certificate of Completion available to those completing the four-session series.

Course

Four out of every 100 children have one or more food allergies, which can be life threatening. This course will equip child care providers with the latest regulations and standards related to food allergies in child care settings. Participants will learn how to manage food allergies in the day care and on field trips.

Course

Working in a child care setting can be such a rewarding, yet difficult job. Learn how to properly handle breast milk, formula, and other foods to help prevent food-borne illness in this course. Food safety preventative measures will be discussed to help ensure you have a safe environment for babies and children.

All Resources on Nutrition

  • Publication

    Keep your family safe and prepared for unexpected events or emergencies, such as natural disasters, loss of power, or fires. This Dinner Tonight cookbook contains three days' worth of recipes that can easily be made with minimal preparation, ingredients, and resources. (24 pages)

  • Publication

    Mantenga a su familia segura y preparada para eventos inesperados o emergencias, como desastres naturales, cortes de energia o incendios. Este libro de cocina Dinner Tonight contiene recetas para tres dias que se pueden preparar facilmente con una preparacion, ingredientes y recursos minimos. (24 paginas)

  • Publication

    These recipe cards are available to those agents and BLT assistants who conduct the Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Course for BLT programming purposes. Each packet contains 5 sets of each of the 17 versions.

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    Spinach Squares Recipe Card.

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    Spinach Squares Recipe Card.

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