Highlighting National Nutrition Month®

Cent$ible Nutrition News • March  2022 • Volume 25 | Number 6

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to spotlight healthy and informed food choices. For the month of March, everyone is invited to rethink their plate and “Celebrate a World of Flavors” with their favorite food and recipes from cultures around the globe. There are many healthy recipes that offer foods from each food group, making it easy to plan meals that are flavorful, balanced, and nutritious.


Celebrate a World of Flavors

“Celebrate a World of Flavors” by exploring new recipes and trying new herbs and spices on your favorite foods.  The CNP website and the MyPlate Kitchen website are full of flavorful recipes from around the world. Many recipes use everyday ingredients that can be changed based your budget or personal food preferences. Choosing a variety of foods from all food groups (fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy or dairy alternatives, and protein foods) can help you use your usual ingredients in new ways. Here are a few ideas to spice up your meal planning routine:

Incorporate different flavors each week into your meal planning.

Choose healthier snacks that include foods from multiple food groups, such as:

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March's Feature Recipe

Mango salsa close up in bowl on wood backdrop

Mango Salsa

Use as a topping for your favorite breakfast or dinner dish, or use as a quick and easy side dish for any dinner or party.

* 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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