Savor & Thrive

Join Chef Brandon Smith and Sarah Carossino, RDN, CD as they teach you the importance of nutrition while showing you how to quickly prepare healthy meal options from the Blue Zones cookbook.

Are you making every bite count? Take the MyPlate quiz to find out!

The benefits of healthy eating add up over time, bite by bite. Small changes matter. Start Simple with MyPlate. 

  • Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: focus on whole fruits.
  • Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: vary your veggies.
  • Make half your grains whole grains.
  • Vary your protein routine. 
  • Move to low-fat or fat-free dairy milk or yogurt (or lactose-free dairy or fortified soy versions).

For more information about MyPlate, visit the What is MyPlate? page.

Get your child on the path to healthy eating!

To view the healthy eating chart and food checklist, and to gain helpful tips for feeding your preschoolers, visit Healthy Eating for Preschoolers.