Food Shopping and Meal Planning
Visit these resources to discover delicious and budget-friendly recipes your family will love.
Making a plan before heading to the store can help you get organized, save money, and choose healthy options.
These sample 2-week menus can be used by any person or family wanting to follow a healthy diet at a modest price. The menus are designed to meet nutrition needs on a budget.
Find out what fruits and vegetables are in season.
Features tips for making nutritious food and beverage choices a part of your everyday routine.
Buy healthy foods for your family using these tips and resources.
We can all play a part in reaching the national food waste reduction goal – to reduce food waste by 50% by the year 2030. Start using these tips today to reduce food waste, save money, and protect the environment.
When it comes to your heart, what you eat matters. Follow these tips for heart-healthy eating.
Understand how much you need to eat and control food portions so that you can eat just enough for you.
Read about the difference between servings and portions, and find out how much portion sizes have grown over the past 20 years.
Find information on selection, storage, nutrition information.
The Vegetable Nutrition Database offers information on selection, storage and nutrition benefits.
Eat more fruits and vegetables with 30 tips for stretching your fruit and vegetable budget.
This fact sheet provides ideas to decrease the amount of fat, calories, salt (sodium) and sugar in recipes. Ways to increase fiber in recipes are also provided.
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Use these tips to make healthy choices while staying within your budget.
This tool allows you to look at what you’re spending now and how you can make small changes that add up to big savings.
Find out more about the Mediterranean eating pattern and why it's so healthy.