Tips on Improving the
Way Your Family Eats,
One Meal at a Time!
Fill your pantry with shortcut ingredients
such as canned beans and canned vegetables, salsa, pasta
and pasta sauce, and other convenience foods that help get
meals on the table quickly.
Keep healthy canned fruits such as Mandarin
oranges, pineapple, apricots, and pears on hand for quick
snacks and desserts and for vitamins, minerals and other
Canned baby shrimp, minced clams, tuna,
and skinless, boneless salmon are ultra convenient. All
contain healthy omega-3 fats.
Score a 4.0 in Nutrition...
Create Quick and Delicious Comfort Foods
Using Already Prepared Canned Soups, Stews and Chili
Boost the nutrition of prepared canned
chili by adding a can of low-sodium corn for lutein and
shredded carrot for beta-carotene.
Increase the health benefits and flavor
of canned tomato soup by adding canned mixed vegetables
and canned chickpeas.
Add canned chickpeas or black beans
to alphabet soup for added nutrients and fiber. Pack it
in a thermos for a warm and delicious lunch on the go.
For a quick and easy jambalaya, add canned
okra and shrimp to canned vegetable soup, and serve over