Tuesday, January 25, 2022

FREE Virtual Nutrition Classes

 Starting tomorrow access FREE online nutrition classes on ZOOM every Wednesday from 12-1pm (MST). Spend your lunch hour learning how to make healthier choices, boost your immune system and improve your wellbeing. Don't miss out on this great opportunity!!!

Monday, January 24, 2022

Fruit and Yogurt Salad

Boost your immune system and fuel your gut with healthy probiotics with this tasty treat. This recipe is easy to adjust. Choose 3-5 of your favorite fruits and select a low-fat yogurt of choice. Simple recipe that is sure to be a success!


Whole Grains 101

Whole grains provide many essential nutrients in a balanced diet. Watch to learn why whole grains are the healthiest choice, and how to incorporate them into your weekly menu.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

FREE Gardening Class

Kane county residents, don't miss out on this FREE gardening class series, sponsored by the Healthy Kane County Coalition.

Fist class starts next Monday, January 10th at the Kanab Library multi-purpose room from 6-7 pm.

Hope to see you there!


Stocking a Healthy Pantry

Stocking your pantry with healthy ingredients will increase your ability and likelihood of cooking healthy meals. Check out this list of good foods to have on hand:

  • Whole grains: oatmeal, bulgur, brown rice, quinoa, cornmeal, and popcorn
  • 100% Whole grain bread, tortillas, bagels, muffins etc.
  • Whole grain crackers
  • Rice cakes
  • Whole grain cold cereals
  • Nuts, seeds: dry roasted peanuts, sunflower seeds, almonds and walnuts
  • Canned tuna, salmon, chicken, turkey, chili
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Wild game
  • Deli turkey and ham
  • Eggs
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned and/or dried beans: black, pinto, kidney, white and chickpeas
  • Fresh fruits in season: apple, orange, grape, banana, pear, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, kiwi, melon etc.
  • Frozen and/or canned fruit: berry, peach, pear, pineapple etc.
  • Raisins, other dried fruits
  • All fruit jams
  • 100% fruit juices: grape, apple, orange, pineapple etc.
  • Fresh vegetables in season: potato, sweet potatoes, squash, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, celery, bell pepper, green beans, corn, spinach, lettuce, avocado, garlic and onion
  • Frozen and/or canned: green beans, corn, pea, tomato, tomato sauce/paste etc.
  • 100% Vegetable juice 
  • Staples: flour, sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, yeast, mustard, mayonnaise etc.
  • Salsa
  • Chicken/beef broth or bouillon
  • Canned soups: low-fat, low sodium cream of chicken, mushroom and tomato
  • Herbs/spices: salt, pepper, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, Italian seasoning etc.
With a stocked pantry you are ready to CREATE recipes your family is bound to love, all while increase their health and wellness. Utah State University professionals have create a recipe platform to CREATE recipes with foods you have on hand. Check out these recipe formats and see what you can CREATE for dinner tonight.