They learn from watching you. Eat fruits
and veggies and your kids will too.

They learn from watching you. Eat fruits
and veggies and your kids will too.

The Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Program (JSY) delivers nutrition education to low-income New Yorkers who receive benefits from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. We hope our articles, recipes and workshops will help you eat healthier and get more out of your food budget.

The Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Program (JSY) delivers nutrition education to low-income New Yorkers who receive benefits from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. We hope our articles, recipes and workshops will help you eat healthier and get more out of your food budget.

Eating Fruits & Veggies Affordably

Am I Eating Too Much?

When eating out or picking up food “on the go”, its typical for each menu item to be enough food for at least two people and sometimes even more! Bigger isn’t always better! Larger portions mean more calories which can lead to an increase in waistlines and body weight. Beware of menu teasers and phrases…

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Choosing Healthy Fats & Oils

    The nutrients in fats and oils are necessary in our diet yet you won’t see a Fats & Oils food group on My Plate. That’s because fats and oils come from foods already part of the five food groups. The fats and oils we eat originally come from animals, vegetables, grains, dairy and…

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Healthy Snacks for Kids

School is back in session which means kids are going to come home from their daily activities ravenous for snacks! Having nutritious, delicious, and fun snacks available for kids is a great way to make sure they are eating healthy.

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JSY Workshops

What People Are Saying…

“I really liked the cauliflower mashed potatoes that you made. It has great taste!”
(JSY Workshop Participant)

“Brussels sprouts are one of my favorites.  This recipes was delicious and it really did take only five minutes.”
(JSY Workshop Participant)

“I am so pleased that yesterday’s Just Say Yes! workshop was a success.  Thank you for taking the time to come to our program. (Food Pantry Coordinator)

Looking for an Easy and Quick Recipe? Here are Over 200 to Choose From

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