Healthy Eating Resources
Healthy Eating is an important part of good nutrition. Food insecure and low-income people are especially vulnerable to obesity and poor nutrition, due to the difficulties of poverty. The following resources can help these individuals improve their nutrition, by making healthy choices, stretching their budget and learning new healthy recipes!
Recipe Rainbow provides free, easy and healthy recipes, which use many of the items commonly provided from Food Pantries. You can search by the items you already have, and find recipes using those items.
Recipe Rainbow is provided by the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
NEW- Download the Recipe Rainbow App! Now available on iTunes and Android.
Eat Together PA
Eat Together PA, is provided by the PA Nutrition Education Network. They provide information for families to eat more meals together as a family. Visit their website for more information on Eat Together PA, and resources such as buying cheap and healthy food, cooking for picky eaters and freezing foods to save money, among many others!
Penn State Extension’s Nutrition Links
Penn State Extension offers a series of nutrition and food safety classes to groups of two or more. For more information, call Toll Free: 1-888-778-3535. They also offer a database of healthy recipes and a guide to fresh produce in Pennsylvania.