In the Kitchen with CNP

metal bowl with spinach salad and other vegetables


Spinach is a tasty green that is great both raw and cooked.



Lentils are both a protein and a vegetable, are full of nutrients, and easy on your budget.

corn cereal with blueberries in white bowl

Dry Cereal

In March 2021, CNP is focused on dry cereal. This month, CNP is all about dry cereal! Whole-grain, low sugar cereals are a great addition to a healthy breakfast and make crunchy, on-the-go-snacks.

peanut butter on apple

Peanut Butter

In February 2021, CNP is all about peanut butter. Peanut butter is an affordable protein choice that can be used in all kinds of ways.

Variety of beans in a pile


In January 2021, CNP is all about beans. Beans count as both a vegetable and a protein, and are a budget friendly addition to your plate.

pile of whole apricots


In December 2020, CNP is all about apricots. Whether fresh, frozen, dried, or canned, this colorful fruit is useful in many recipes and makes a great snack.

* The Cent$ible Nutrition Program is funded by USDA SNAP-Ed and EFNEP. SNAP-Ed assists individuals and families who receive, or are eligible to receive, benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). EFNEP assists families and youth with limited resources  in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behaviors necessary for nutritionally sound diets and contributes to their personal development and the improvement of total family diet and nutritional welfare. Visit our income-qualification page to learn more. 

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. This material was funded by USDA’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program-EFNEP. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Issued in furtherance of extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kelly Crane, Director, University of Wyoming Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming Extension, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071.

The University of Wyoming is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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