Additional Resources

Below you will find additional resources to supplement a successful TLK series. Follow this link to a list of general information, sample recipes, and frequently asked questions.


resources for educators


The MyPlate games (USDA) and Fizzy's Lunch Lab videos (PBS) provide practical and positive examples of healthy eating and regular exercise within the framework of a entertaining computer games and short cartoon videos.

tracking nutrition

Share these resources with your participants as ways to set personalized nutrition goals and keep informed about dietary decisions.

spend smart. eat smart.

An interactive website through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach that provides great ideas on how to plan, shop and cook to get the most out of your food dollars.


The What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl offers school nutrition and child care professionals a one-stop-shop for delicious and healthy large quantity and home recipes, featuring more than 1,000 searchable recipes scaled for large quantity food service, child care centers, and households.

good and cheap

A free, downloadable cookbook geared towards people with very tight budgets, particularly those on $4/day food stamp benefits.