Raising the Bar on Nutrition
Raising the Bar on Nutrition is a nutrition-education program that offers workshops at Food Bank member agencies. This program includes live cooking demonstrations and practical nutrition information.
The goal of Raising the Bar is to help low-income families create healthy, affordable meals, often using food pantry ingredients. The multi-week program also includes recipes and provides participants with the ingredients necessary to make healthy meals at home.
Raising the Bar Recipes
Research shows that a diet rich in vegetables and whole grains improves health and may reduce risk of obesity and diabetes. The recipes below are easily prepared and use inexpensive ingredients.