Fruits and Vegetables

When planning your meals, aim to make half your plate fruits and veggies! Get inspiration from our collection of resources, including cookbooks as well as tips on how to prepare fruits and veggies. To get you started check out these tips from

  • Add Them to Your Sandwiches: Whether it is a sandwich or a wrap , vegetables make great additions to both. Try sliced tomatoes or avocado.
  • Liven Up an Omelet: Boost the color and flavor of your morning omelet with vegetables. Simply chop, saute, and add them to the egg as it cooks. Try combining different vegetables such as bell peppers and mushrooms.

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A BIG Thank You!

Our Community Nutrition Educator Kim received a BIG thank-you note from students at Watervliet Elementary! Kim teaches youth about the principles of Go, Slow and Whoa Foods to help them make smart food choices.

Agency Spotlight


Capital Region Eat Smart New York would like to salute our partner CONCERNs-U! a multi-faceted agency they offer a food pantry, crisis intervention, information and referral, advocacy, clothing, back-to-school, case management, and holiday projects.