It can be daunting to plan meals for the whole family, but a little bit of preparation can stretch your food dollars and save you time. Knowing what you want to eat for dinner before you go shopping will also help eliminate excess food waste, and help you stick to a weekly budget. We came up with a week’s worth of dinner recipes for you and your family to try out. With so many great options at our farmers markets, the possibilities are endless! Double Up on your produce and double down on your dinner plans with these great ideas.
The holidays are often a time when families gather and share a meal. While comfort foods are common during these family gatherings, it is still important to make healthy choices and eat mindfully.
Many favorite holiday dishes can be given a healthy twist. You can substitute canned fruits and vegetables for fresh produce, and many yummy foods can be baked instead of fried. Get your family in the kitchen and whip up some of these healthy takes on holiday favorites. SNAP customers can double up on any of the fruits and veggies in these recipes for twice the holiday cheer!
“What do you get when you drop a pumpkin? Squash.”
Halloween is just around the corner! It’s time for costumes, haunts, family, and usually lots of sugary snacks. This year, you can ensure your littles ones have tons of fun and cut down on the ghoulish sugar-buzz with festive fruit and veggie snacks.
If you shop with your SNAP Quest card at participating farmers markets, you can double up on Arizona-grown produce with Double Up Food Bucks. Check out this video to learn how it works!
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month – an opportunity to raise awareness about the state of children’s health across the country and explore ways to promote healthy weight and lifestyles.
Here at Double Up Food Bucks Arizona, we love fresh produce, and we love sharing ways to eat more of it. One of the best ways to promote healthy weight for your family every day is by adding more fruits and vegetables to your meals. Whether you have a picky eater at home, or you need a little help getting creative with your produce, these tips can help you add a healthy kick to any dish.
When the leaves turn brown and the weather cools down, many markets open their doors again to offer seasonal fall produce.
New fruits and veggies will be popping up at farmers markets across the state. As summer harvests fade away, delicious sweet potatoes, squash, pumpkins, radishes, green leafy lettuce, kale, Swiss chards, turnips, sweet peppers and more will fill the stands at your favorite market.
Mercado en Primer Plano: Los Mercados de Auténticamente Ajo y el Mercado Nogales traen comida a los que más lo necesitan
Cuando un mercado de agricultores abre en una vecindad, la entera comunidad se beneficia. Estos mercados comúnmente se vuelven puntos de acceso importantes para que los miembros de la comunidad que más lo necesitan puedan tener alimento sano. Esta semana, estamos destacando a más mercados en Arizona que van más allá en abogar por alimento saludable para todos mientras participamos en la Celebración de Las Tierras de Cultivo de American Farmland Trust.
Market Spotlights: Authentically Ajo Farmers Market and Nogales Mercado bring healthy food to those who need it the most
When a farmers market opens in a neighborhood, the entire community benefits. These markets often act as important points of access for healthy food for community members who need it the most. This week, we’re highlighting more Arizona markets that go above and beyond in championing healthy food for all as we take part in the American Farmland Trust’s Farmers Market Celebration.
Mercado En Primer Plano: Fresh Express Mobile Market va a la carretera con alimento fresco para todos
Los mercados de agricultura juegan un papel importante en traer alimento sano a todos los Arizonenses. Durante las siguientes semanas, estamos destacando a algunos de nuestros mercados de Arizona que van más allá cuando se trata de servir a nuestras vecindades y comunidades que más lo ocupan.
Farmers markets play an important role in bringing healthy food to all Arizonans. Over the next few weeks, we’re highlighting a few of our Arizona markets that go above and beyond when it comes to serving neighborhoods and community members who need it the most.
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