Bethany Bachmann, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension
Busy school year schedules can make it challenging to provide healthy, timely and inexpensive meals for our families… While dining out every once in a while is fine, hitting the drive-thru most nights of the week shouldn’t become a habit. When it does, not only are you consuming excess calories, fat and sodium, but you also are missing a great opportunity to bond with your kids in the kitchen.
A better option is to take time each week to plan quick, healthy and easy-to-prepare meals…
For great ideas and tips to create budget-friendly, time-friendly meals, see the full article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut457.htm