Healthy Families Newsletter


Healthy Families Newsletter features environmentally friendly nutrition information for child care families. Each monthly issue features four "Going Green" sections.

  • Healthy Eating
  • Active Lifestyles
  • Eco-Tips
  • Recipe

Published 2010.

January 2010
Learn about food lingo, nutrient-rich produce values, and winter walking. Make your wintertime more colorful by trying the recipe for Delightful Waldorf Salad. Published 2010.
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February 2010
Try five tasty ways to enjoy nutrient-rich value for your produce dollars. Learn to get strong without spending a fortune and how to reduce kitchen waste and save money. Warm up your February with the recipe for Spicy Lentil Tomato Soup. Published 2010.
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March 2010
Learn to make grocery shopping with kids fun and green. Also featured are fun ways to get moving on a budget. Reuse, declutter, and simplify your life and try the recipe for Oatmeal Pear Breakfast Casserole. Published 2010.
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April 2010
Enjoy spring by starting a simple vegetable garden. Get fit with gardening and learn to compost at home. Try the yummy recipe for Creamy Pasta with Peas and Asparagus. Published 2010.
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May 2010
Learn ways to save with green refrigerator habits and how to make your fitness habits greener. Rev up your recycling and try the recipe for a colorful Broccoli and Red Pepper Stir-Fry. Published 2010.
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June 2010
Learn simple ways to "go green" when eating out. Also featured in this issue are ways to create walkable/bikeable communities. Learn to take local eco-action each day. Celebrate the beginning of summer with the recipe for Oven Baked Salmon with Snow Peas. Published 2010.
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July 2010
In July, stay hydrated and go green with drinking water. Participate in an active "staycation," and enjoy a greener farmers' market visit. Try the recipe for Thai Beef Wok-N-Roll-Ups. Published 2010.
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August 2010
Learn 5 smart ways to raise children who eat their vegetables. Check out 5 fun ways to enjoy free play with children. Practice 5 easy ways to plan greener camping trips. Try the recipe for zesty zucchini and tomatoes. Published 2010.
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September 2010
Plan healthy school fundraisers. Enjoy outdoor play with children. Take a bagged lunch to work. Enjoy the turkey avocado wrap.
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October 2010
Read about 5 ways to stay healthy in flu season. Check out ideas for a greener, healthier Halloween. Enjoy stuffed peppers.
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November 2010
Serve leafy greens. Get the benefits of walking indoors. Regifting. Roasted Sweet Potato Puree with Orange Juice.
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December 2010
Give the gifts of wellness. Published 2010.
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