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(last updated 9/24/2014)

WNEP Newsletters – Food $ense

MISSION

The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) helps people to:

Plan and prepare healthy meals for their families
Keep food safe to eat
Increase their food security by learning how to manage their moneyFood Pantry

LOCAL RESOURCES

Food Pantries and other Food Resources 2014
Supermarket Savings
Spend Smart-Eat Smart Strategies 

RECIPES YOU CAN USE TODAY
(all PDF, 2 pages)

12 14 Scrambled Egg Muffins (384 KB)
11 14 No Knead Whole Wheat Bread (339KB)
10 14 Sloppy Joes (372 KB)
09 14 Crisp Fruit Salad (694 KB)
08 14 Quick Pad Thai (741 KB)
07 14 Chicken Fajitas (741 KB)
06 14 Tzatziki with Pita Chips (187 KB)
05 14 Apricot Pops (379 KB)
04 14 Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes (430 KB)
03 14 Pan Fried Tilapia with Orange Sauce (436 KB)
02 14 Make Your Own Tostadas (183 KB)
01 14 Vegetable Soup with Kale and Lentils (439 KB)

SUCCESS STORIES

StoriesPutting Food on the Table 2009 (Word, 1 page, 26 KB)
Loving Your Family 2008 (Word, 2 pages, 25 KB)
Charter School Education 2006 (Word, 1 page, 26 KB)

WNEP PARTNERS

WNEP partners with other community agencies to provide free education for families and individuals who receive or are eligible to receive food stamps. Some places you may receive WNEP programs include:Business People

Columbia County Head Start Program (Renewal Unlimited, Inc.)
Columbia County Senior Meal Sites
Columbia County Family Resource Center
Columbia County Health & Human Services

RELATED LINKS OF INTEREST  

Food Safety & Health
UW-Extension Food and Nutrition Publications
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
My Pyramid Food Guide
Nutrition Facts Label
Look up calories/nutrients in a food
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health
Nutrition and physical activity information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Dietetic Association
Consumer Corner at the USDA National Agricultural Library’s Food and Nutrition Information Center

If you have any questions regarding WNEP in Columbia County, please contact:Becky Gutzman
Becky Gutzman, Nutrition Education Program Coordinator
Columbia County UW-Extension
120 West Conant Street, Suite 201
Portage, WI 53901-0567
Phone: 608-742-9693
Fax: 608-742-9862
Email: rebecca.gutzman@ces.uwex.edu