NOURISH Curriculum

 


MyPlate | Dairy | Protein Foods | Vegetables & Fruits | Whole Grains | Food Shopping


Please note the following items are online only: MyPlate - Healthy Eating Patterns, New and Improved Nutrition Facts Label, Shift to Heathier Choices; Food Shopping - It's All About the Date; Protein Foods - Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds, The Incredible Veratile Egg

Note: The Community Nutrition Team's Disposable Gloves Fact Sheet is to be used with any lesson that includes a food demonstration. [PDF ]

MyPlate

• Breaking Down the Barriers

  • Lesson Plan: Breaking down the Barriers [PDF ]
  • Station Cards: Healthy Behaviors [PDF ]
  • Choose MyPlate: Ten Tips to a Great Plate [PDF ]
  • Worksheet: Solutions Roadmap [PDF ]
  • Download All: Breaking Down the Darriers [ZIP]

Food In, Activity Out: The Energy Balance Equation

  • Lesson Plan: Food In, Activity Out: The Energy Balance Equation [PDF ]
  • Food Pairing Cards [PDF ]
  • Download All: Food In, Activity Out [ZIP]

Foods To Decrease

  • Lesson Plan: Foods to Decrease [PDF ]
  • Handout: Sample Soup Labels [PDF ]
  • Fact Sheet: Healthy Snacks For Kids [PDF ]
  • Download All: Foods to Decrease [ZIP]

Foods To Increase

  • Lesson Plan: Foods to Increase [PDF ]
  • Worksheet: Foods To Increase [PDF ]
  • Download All: Foods to Increase [ZIP]

    • Healthy Eating Patterns (Online only)

    • Lesson Plan: Healthy Eating Patterns [PDF ]
    • Meal Information Sheets [PDF ]
    • Fact Sheet: Healthy Eating Patterns  [PDF ]
    • Download All: Healthy Eating Patterns [PDF ]

      Introducing...MyPlate!

      • Lesson Plan: Intrducing...MyPlate! [PDF ]
      • What's on Your Plate? MyPlate mini poster [PDF ]
      • Download All: Introducing...MyPlate! [ZIP]

      • Keep Your Portions Under Control

      • Lesson Plan: Keep Your Portions Under Control [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Portion Size Matters [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Seven Ways To Size Up Your Servings [PDF ]
      • Station Cards: Portion Distortion [PDF ]
      • Download All: Keep Your Portions Under Control [ZIP]

      Lowering Sodium When Eating Out

      • Lesson Plan: Lowering Sodium When Eating Out [PDF ]
      • Arby's Nutrition Facts [PDF ]
      • McDonald's Nutrition Facts [PDF ]
      • Subway Nutrition Facts [PDF ]
      • Download All: Lowering Sodium When Eating Out [ZIP]

      MyPlate Family Meals

      • Lesson Plan: MyPlate Family Meals [PDF ]
      • Recipe Booklet: Quick and Simple Homemade Suppers [PDF ]
      • Download All: MyPlate Family Meals [ZIP]

      • New and Improved NF Label (Online only)

      • Lesson Plan: New and Improved NF Label [PDF ]
      • Side-by-side Labels [PDF ]
      • Product Labels Apply Activity  [PDF ]
      • Download All: New and Improved NF Label [PDF ]

      Reading The Nutrition Facts Label

      • Lesson Plan: Reading the Nutrition Facts Label [PDF ]
      • Handout: Chocolate Chip Cookie Label [PDF ]
      • Download All: Reading the Nutrition Facts Label [ZIP]

      • Shift to Healthier Choices (Online only)

      • Lesson Plan: Shift to Healthier Choices [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Shift Choices [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Strategies  [PDF ]
      • Download All: Shift to Healthier Choices 
        [PDF ]

      Using MyPlate for Healthy Living

      • Lesson Plan: Using MyPlate for Healthy Living [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series - Choose MyPlate [PDF ]
      • Scenario Cards: Using MyPlate [PDF ]
      • Download All: Using MyPlate for Healthy Living [ZIP]

      Dairy

      All About Dairy

      • Lesson Plan: All About Dairy [PDF ]

      Bone Building Calcium

      • Lesson Plan: Bone Building Calcium [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Tips for Increasing Calcium in Your Diet [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Hot Chocolate Mix [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: Calcium Calculator [PDF ]
      • Download All: Bone Building Calcium [ZIP]

      Breaking Down Barriers to Eating Dairy

      • Lesson Plan: Breaking Down Barriers to Eating Dairy [PDF ]
      • Recipe Booket: Calcium-Rich Meals [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium [PDF ]
      • Barrier Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: Breaking Down Barriers to Eating Dairy [ZIP]

      Cap Color and Fat Content: What's the Connection?

      • Lesson Plan: Cap Color and Fat Content: What's the Connection? [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Low Fat Milk is a Healthy Choice [PDF ]
      • Place Cards and Recipes for Milk Fat Demonstration [PDF ]
      • Download All: Cap Color and Fat Content [ZIP]

      Dairy It's Not Just for Breakfast

      • Lesson Plan: Dairy It's Not Just for Breakfast [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Bone Up On Dairy [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Ideas for Calcium-Rich Meals and Snacks [PDF ]
      • Meal Station Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: Dairy It's Not Just for Breakfast [ZIP]

      Don't Let Lactose Stand in the Way

      • Lesson Plan: Don't Let Lactose Stand in the Way [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Enjoy Dairy Again [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Lactose Content of Foods [PDF ]
      • Download All: Don't Let Lactose Stand in the Way [ZIP]

      Good Sources of Calcuim to Put on YOUR Plate

      • Lesson Plan: Good Sources of Calcium to Put on YOUR Plate [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series - Got Your Dairy Today? [PDF ]
      • Download All: Good Sources of Calcuim to Put on YOUR Plate [ZIP]

      It's All About Choice

      • Worksheet: Nutrition Labels Comparison Activity [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Skillet Noodles and Beef [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Classic Macaroni and Cheese [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Substitute and Save With Yogurt [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Cheese...What's Your Type? [PDF ]
      • Lesson Plan: It's All About Choice [PDF ]
      • Download All: It's All About Choice [ZIP]

      Make the Switch to Save on Fat

      • Lesson Plan: Make the Switch to Save on Fat [PDF ]
      • Handout - Joan's Story [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Veggie Dip [PDF ]
      • Download All: Make the Switch to Save on Fat [ZIP]

      Power Packed Calcium Rich Snacks

      • Lesson Plan: Power Packed Calcium Rich Snacks [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 33 Tasty Snack Ideas [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Fruit Smoothie [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Fruit Yogurt Parfait [PDF ]
      • Download All: Power Packed Calcium Rich Snacks [ZIP]

      The Flavored Milk Debate

      • Lesson Plan: The Flavored Milk Debate [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: How Sweet Is It? [PDF ]
      • Sugar Surprises Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: The Flavored Milk Debate [ZIP]

      Food Shopping

      • Are You Drinking Your Dollars

      • Lesson Plan: Are You Drinking Your Dollars? [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series – Make Better Beverage Choices [PDF ]
      • Download All: Are You Drinking Your Dollars [ZIP]

      • Creating a Family Food Budget

      • Lesson Plan: Creating a Family Food Budget [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Creating a Food Budget in Five Steps [PDF ]
      • Scenario Card: Budgeting for Food [PDF ]
      • Download All: Creating a Family Food Budget [ZIP]

      • It's All About the Date (Online only)

      • Lesson Plan: It's All About the Date [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Decoding Dates [PDF ]
      • Food Product Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: It's All About the Date [PDF ]

      Saving Money: It's Part of the Plan

      • Lesson Plan: Saving Money: It’s Part of the Plan [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheets: Eat Right When Money’s Tight and Eating on a Budget – The 3 P’s [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: MyPlate Grocery List [PDF ]
      • Scenario Cards: Planning is Saving [PDF ]
      • Download All: Saving Money [ZIP]

      Secrets of Savvy Shoppers

      • Lesson Plan: Secrets of Savvy Shoppers [PDF ]
      • Game Board: Test Your Shopping Skills [PDF ]
      • Game Board: Test Your Shopping Skills – Answers [PDF ]
      • Download All: Secrets of Savvy Shoppers [ZIP]

      Shop Smart to Fill Your Cart - the MyPlate Way!

      • Lesson Plan: Shop Smart to Fill Your Cart – the MyPlate Way! [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Smart Shopping with MyPlate [PDF ]
      • Maria’s Shopping List [PDF ]
      • Download All: Shop Smart to Fill Your Cart [ZIP]

      Stretching Your Food Dollars: It's a SNAP! 

      • Lesson Plan: Stretching Your Food Dollars: It’s a SNAP! [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Steps to Help You Fill Your Grocery Bag [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: Getting the Most from Money Spent on Food [PDF ]
      • Scenario Cards: Ideas for Food Money [PDF ]
      • Download All: Stretching Your Food Dollars [ZIP]

      Tools of the Trade

      • Lesson Plan: Tools of the Trade [PDF ]
      • Station Scenarios [PDF ]
      • Download All: Tools of the Trade [ZIP]

      Protein Foods

      • Benefit With Beans

      • Lesson Plan: Benefit With Beans [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Eat More Beans [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Cowboy Caviar [PDF ]
      • Food Labels for Burger Patties [PDF ]
      • Download All: Benefit with Beans [ZIP]

      • Cut The Fat!

      • Lesson Plan: Cut The Fat! [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Simple Marinated Chicken [PDF ]
      • Visual Aid: Two Kinds of Roasts [PDF ]
      • Download All: Cut the Fat! [ZIP]

      • Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds (Online only)

      • Lesson Plan: Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Nutrition of Nuts and Seeds [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Fruit and Peanut Butter Dip [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Sweet and Salty Trail Mix [PDF ]
      • Download All: Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds [ZIP]

      • Liven Up Your Meals with Legumes

      • Lesson Plan: Liven Up Your Meals with Legumes [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Facts about Four Types of Legumes [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Legumes [PDF ]
      • Download All: Liven Up Your Meals with Legumes [ZIP]

      • Seafood: It's More Than Just Fish

      • Lesson Plan: Seafood: It's More Than Just Fish [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series - Eat Seafood Twice A Week [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Seafood Selections [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Fish Tocos [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Salmon Sticks [PDF ]
      • Download All: Seafood [ZIP]

      The Importance of Eating Lean

      • Lesson Plan: The Importance of Eating Lean [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Tips for Choosing Lean Meats [PDF ]
      • Download All: The Importance of Eating Lean [ZIP]

      • The Incredible Versatile Egg (Online only)

      • Lesson Plan: The Incredible Versatile Egg [PDF ]
      • Meal Station Cards [PDF ]
      • Recipe Booklet: The Incredible Versatile Egg [PDF ]
      • Download All: The Incredible Versatile Egg [ZIP]

      Variety Really IS Key!

      • Lesson Plan: Variety Really IS Key! [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series - With Protein, Variety is Key [PDF ]
      • Healthy Protein Practices Game [PDF ]
      • Download All: Variety Really IS Key! [ZIP]

      Vegetables & Fruits

      • Budget-Friendly Ways to Include Vegetables & Fruits

      • Lesson Plan: Budget-Friendly Ways to Include Vegetables & Fruits [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series – Smart Shopping for Veggies & Fruits [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Shopping Produce by the Season [PDF ]
      • Price Cards: Fresh-Frozen-Canned [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: Vegetable & Fruit Prices and Amounts [PDF ]
      • Download All: Vegetables & Fruits [ZIP]

      • Color Your Diet with Vegetables & Fruits

      • Lesson Plan: Color Your Diet with Vegetables & Fruits [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Eating Vegetables & Fruits in a Rainbow of Colors [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: Vegetable & Fruit Preferences [PDF ]
      • Download All: Color Your Diet with Vegetables & Fruits [ZIP]

      • Discover Dark Green Vegetables!

      • Lesson Plan: Discover Dark Green Vegetables! [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Nutrient Content of Salad Greens [PDF ]
      • Download All: Discover Dark Green Vegetables! [ZIP]

      • Eat a Rainbow of Snacks

      • Lesson Plan: Eat a Rainbow of Snacks [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series – Kid-Friendly Veggies & Fruits [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Smart Snacking by the Numbers [PDF ]
      • Download All: Eat a Rainbow of Snacks [ZIP]

      • Eating more Vegetables & Fruits: You Can Do It!

      • Lesson Plan: Eating More Vegetables & Fruits: You Can Do It! [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Creamy Dill Dip [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Green Bean Sauté [PDF ]
      • Vegetables & Fruits and Spices & Flavorings Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: Eating more Vegetables & Fruits [ZIP]

      How can MyPlate Help Me Eat more Vegetables & Fruits?

      • Lesson Plan: How Can MyPlate Help Me Eat more Vegetables & Fruits? [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series – Add More Vegetables to Your Day [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series – Focus on Fruits [PDF ]
      • MyPlate mini poster [PDF ]
      • Download All: How can MyPlate Help Me Eat more Vegetables & Fruits? [ZIP]

      • Orange, Yellow, and White - They're ALL Right!

      • Lesson Plan: Orange, Yellow, and White – They’re ALL Right! [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Yellow/Orange and White/Tan Fruits & Vegetables [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Fruit Salad with Jicama [PDF ]
      • Fruit & Vegetable Fact Sheets from the University of Nebraska Extension [PDF ]
      • Download All: Orange, Yellow, and White - They're ALL Right! [ZIP]

      Powerful Purples and Radical Reds!

      • Lesson Plan: Powerful Purples and Radical Reds! [PDF ]
      • Recipe Card: Roasted Root Vegetables [PDF ]
      • Produce Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: Powerful Purples and Radical Reds! [ZIP]

      Whole Grains

      • Building a Better Meal with a Variety of Grains

      • Lesson Plan: Build a Better Meal with a Variety of Grains [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Very Delicious Varieties of Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Daily Menu Makeover Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: Building a Better Meal with a Variety of Grains [ZIP]

      • Creative Cooking with Whole Grains

      • Lesson Plan: Creative Cooking with Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Cooking Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: How to Cook Quinoa [PDF ]
      • Recipe Booklet: Explore Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Download All: Creative Cooking with Whole Grains [ZIP]

      • Getting to Know Whole Grains

      • Lesson Plan: Getting to Know Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: What is a Whole Grain? [PDF ]
      • Download All: Getting to Know Whole Grains [ZIP]

      Identifying Whole Grains with Ease

      • Lesson Plan: Identifying Whole Grains with Ease [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 3 Steps for Picking Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: Picking the True Package [PDF ]
      • Download All: Identifying Whole Grains with Ease [ZIP]

      Savvy Whole Grain Shopping

      • Lesson Plan: Savvy Whole Grain Shopping [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: What to Look for When Shopping for Whole Grains [PDF ]
      • Worksheet: Original and Updated Grocery Lists [PDF ]
      • Download All: Savvy Whole Grain Shopping [ZIP]

      Simple Whole Grain Substitutions

      • Lesson Plan: Simple Whole Grains Substitutions [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: Whole Grains Reference Sheet [PDF ]
      • Meal Station Cards [PDF ]
      • Download All: Simple Whole Grain Substitutions [ZIP]

      • Whole Grains: How Much for YOUR Plate?

      • Lesson Plan: Whole Grains: How Much for YOUR Plate? [PDF ]
      • Fact Sheet: 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series – Make Half Your Grains Whole [PDF ]
      • Download All: Whole Grains - How Much for YOUR Plate? [ZIP]