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Home Cooking

Make meals and memories together. It's a lesson you and your children will use for life!

 

 

Quick, simple recipes using easy-to-find ingredients that work in even the tightest budgets.

Food Preparation

How to use kitchen equipment, prepare produce, cook legumes, and more.

Food Safety

Information on how to keep your kitchen clean and your food safe.

Family Dining

Cook together. Eat together. Talk together. Make mealtime a family time.

Featured Resources

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Roasted Root Vegetables

Try our delicious veggies recipe (236 K PDF) for a hearty, colorful side to your next meal.

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Keep Family Mealtimes

Eating together as a family has multiple benefits (202 K PDF) for your kids.

Other Recommended Resources

Healthy Eating — Support your health at every stage of life with the foods you eat.

Simply Good Eating —Classes that help people with limited incomes make healthy food choices and be more active.

Cooking Matters® Minnesota — Hands-on, cooking based nutrition education programs that help low-income families prepare healthy and tasty meals.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Food Assistance ProgramsMinnesota Department of Human Services — Learn how to apply for food assistance and other food support.

Find Hunger and Food ResourcesHunger Solutions Minnesota — Find a food shelf, Meals on Wheels, Summer Food Service Program, food support office, or WIC program near you.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) ProgramMinnesota Department of Health — Supplemental food program for pregnant women, infants and children. Find an office near you: English | Spanish | Hmong | Somali

Bridge to Benefits Minnesota — Children's Defense Fund — Learn about support programs and tax credits; see if you are eligible. English | Spanish

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