Healthy Cooking for Families on a Budget
The Nurture Family Program is a series of four nutrition, fitness, and cooking classes designed to help low-income families easily prepare delicious, healthy, low-cost meals . It emphasizes actionable information. The Family Program includes Adults and Children curricula which are integrated but can be taught separately. Each Adults’ class includes exercise and nutrition lessons plus two or more recipes for tasting. Adults’ topics include Fruits & Vegetables, Whole Grains, Lean Protein, Sodium, Portion Control, Breakfast and Home Cooking Strategies. This program is currently being offered at Prescott and West Lincoln elementary schools.