Fall brings an abundance of seasonal produce that can inspire your meal choices as the weather gets cooler. Parents can search for MyPlate-inspired recipes that are sure to please. Educators can review MyPlate tools and resources to support nutrition education efforts among elementary, high school and college students. Everyone will find ideas to help them stay active in any season.
Fall Recipe Inspirations:
- For a savory twist on pancakes, try Sweet Potato Pancakes with Balsamic Maple Mushrooms.
- Roasted Root Vegetables offer great color for your plate and are packed with flavor. Choose your favorite veggies to make a custom medley.
- Follow MyPlate on Twitter for fall recipe ideas featuring recipes from What’s Cooking?
Just for Young Kids — MyPlate Kids’ Place offers fun activities and games. Invite young kids to become MyPlate Champions by pledging to eat healthy and be active.
Tools for Elementary Schools — Sign up to be a Team Nutrition school and inspire students to learn and grow. Educate elementary students with the Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum (Grades 1-6).
Lesson Plans for High Schools — Older students can benefit from learning how to track their meals. Explore the SuperTracker Lesson Plans and the SuperTracker Scavenger Hunt.
Resources for College Communities — Visit MyPlate On Campus to find resources to help students live healthier during college. Build a strong wellness community using the MyPlate On Campus Toolkit.
Tips to Stay Active! — Warm up as temperatures cool down by being active. There are plenty of activities you can do indoors or outside. Find ideas by using MyPlate MyWins Tips: An Active Lifestyle and the ten tips for becoming more active as a family.