Healthy You

If you have questions about what it means to live a healthy life, this is where you will find the answers. The Healthy You blog is here to give you great advice you can use in your daily life.

Monday, January 04, 2021
2021 printed on blocks

The beginning of a new year marks a fresh start for everyone. What are your goals for 2021? Do you want to pick up a new physical activity or try a new recipe MAHealthyFoodsinaSNAP is here for resources- and beyond - to help you achieve your healthy lifestyle goals! Here’s a shortlist of some of the healthy habits you and your family may want to pick-up in the new year!

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Family photo in front of Christmas tree

Happy Holidays!

During the next couple of weeks, plan for something fun for YOU. What would YOU like to do? How about cooking something special? Going for a walk? A spa day? How about a dance party with your family? In our final post for 2020, we will explore different ways to care for ourselves and highlight cranberries, a native plant, available in our grocery stores right now. Read on!

First up, Cranberries!

Friday, December 04, 2020
leftovers in a refrigerator

Running out of ideas for leftovers? We’re here for you! Read on to find out what you can make, how you can stretch things out, and we’ll double down on food safety.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Happy thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, so let’s get ready for the big day! In this blog post, we are going to explore the nutrition benefits of some popular Thanksgiving dishes and answer the question everyone has after the festivities are over - what do I do with my leftovers?

Friday, November 13, 2020
a child holding up a sign that says "i love thanksgiving"

It’s almost Thanksgiving! My favorite time of year. Is it yours? Read on to find different recipes to try and activities to explore.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
mother and daughter carving a pumpkin

It’s almost Halloween, the spookiest time of year. Let’s look at all the ways we can have fun. In this blog post, we’ll explore a few low-cost ideas for celebrating Halloween with your family.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
corn cobs

There is A LOT going on this October. Let’s dive into all of the activities.

Friday, September 25, 2020
several pumpkins lined up

The leaves are changing colors and the temperature is getting cooler - fall is here! Let’s prepare for the most colorful season of the year by learning more about a vegetable that really matches the season - the pumpkin!

Thursday, September 17, 2020
a girl waiting for a school bus in a protective mask

Whether you’re at your kitchen table or in a classroom, the school year has started. At this time of year, it’s a great idea to check-in and see how you are and if you’re taking care of yourself.

Monday, August 31, 2020
a woman sleeping

Getting a good night’s rest can help improve your stress levels, help keep you focused, keep a positive attitude, reduce your risk for heart disease and diabetes, and even help you maintain a healthy weight. But unfortunately for millions of Americans, getting a deep and restful sleep can be a difficult thing to accomplish. In this blog post we’ll go over a few tips you can get into the habit of using today to improve the quality of your sleep.