Cooking Matters


logoBy: Nikki Nies

With the holiday season just around the corner, it seems fitting to talk about a giving activity–Cooking Matters, that is.  Cooking Matters strives to make sure children have access to the healthy foods they need daily. Participants include mothers, fathers and whole families that want to make healthier meals on a budget, learn sound nutrition advice and how to cook delicious dishes!

As part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, for the past 20 years, Cooking Matters has made tremendous contributions with the help of volunteer instructors.  More than 120,000 low income families have had greater access to the necessary tools and resources to eat healthier! In addition, Cooking Matters has been features on the Let’s Move campaign and recognized by the USDA for its excellence in nutrition education.

Want access to Cooking Matters while on the go? Make sure to download their free healthy app, that offers more than 90 recipes for you to make today! What’re you waiting for?!?

Photo Credit:Cooking Matters

Sources: http://cookingmatters.org/

http://www.ilmaternal.org/cookingmatters/index.html

http://www.nokidhungry.org/blog/cooking-matters

http://www.extension.umn.edu/family/health-and-nutrition/partner-with-us/cooking-matters-mn/

https://www.grymca.org/community-programs/community-based-programs/cooking-matters-program/

http://daretocare.org/about_us/programs/cooking-matters

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