Spend less money on groceries and more time with your family!

This blog is written by our staff who live throughout the state of Maine. They write tips for shopping, cooking, and eating healthy on a budget. Whether you are from Kittery, Fort Kent, or anywhere in between, you will find something useful to help you and your family live healthier lifestyles.

Tagged: nutritious

From the Nutrition Educators: how to cook and enjoy dried beans

If you are looking for a way to stretch your budget and improve your family’s nutrition, consider adding more beans to your meals. Beans are convenient, versatile and lend themselves to many tasty dishes. Beans are a rich source of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals.             Basic Beans – How… Read more »

Make Your Diet a Fruitful One

Fruit Kabobs are fun snacks for kids and adults!

What fits easily into a lunch box, tastes great, quenches your thirst, satisfies a sweet tooth and is low in calories? You guessed it – fruit!  Mother Nature has cleverly combined carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, minerals and, best of all, sweetness, into one colorful package.  Fruit consumption is on the rise and now, more than ever, and… Read more »