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Plan Your Meals
Plan weekly meals based on your family’s schedule.
Use a Shopping List
Save money and time by making only one trip to the store. Make and use a shopping list.
Share Meal Preparation Tasks
Cook in Advance
Use Herbs and Spices
Keep Quick Snacks on Hand
Try these healthy snacks:
Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.
Last Updated March 2012