The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program, "Eat Smart, Move More," empowers you to take charge of your health by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle. Our nutrition educators work with Virginians to teach essential life skills like cooking, managing a food budget, using SNAP/EBT, being physically active, handling food safely, and planning meals.
Winter break is approaching, and that means kids will be out of school for the holidays. We know that healthy eating is important at every stage of life. It’s also important to eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy. When we think of snacking, choose options that a full of nutrients and limit added sugars, saturated fats, and sodium.
Below are some useful tips that will help you plan healthy snacks this winter break (reference: Healthy Snacking with MyPlate):
To learn more, check out this flyer: Smart Snacks
The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program is in partnership with Loudoun Hunger Relief.