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2017 Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine-Council Recipe Contest Winner, Sandy

Sandy's Spicy Salad. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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2017 Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine-Council Recipe Contest Finalist, Phoenix

Apple Cookies. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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2017 Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine-Council Recipe Contest Finalist, Sarah

Not Your Momma's Fruit Salad. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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2017 Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine-Council Recipe Contest Finalist, Gabriella

Italian Bean Tomato Bowls. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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2017 Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Contest Winner, Madison

Madison's Fun Fall Dip. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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2017 Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Contest Finalist, Khloe

Broccoli & Chicken Side Salad. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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2017 Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Contest Finalist, Liliana

Spinach Cranberry Pecan Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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AZCentral.com LivingWell | Nourishing Arizona Week brings focus to food deserts

TJ Gibson, for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

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Keep it simple: What your plate should look like

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Thrifty meal planning made easy

Eating on a budget doesn’t have to be hard. You can find low-cost, nutritious foods to plan your meals. Here’s how.

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White or whole wheat bread: Which is better?

A simple choice can go a long way for better health. Next time you are buying bread, consider your options.

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Girls Scout Recipe Contest Winner, Ava S.

Simple Feta Salad recipe. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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Girl Scout Recipe Contest Finalist, Danielle L.

Sunset Salad recipe. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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Girl Scout Recipe Contest Finalist, Alyssa C.

Black Bean and Corn Salad recipe. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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Girl Scout Recipe Finalist, Mikayla S.

Yummy Vegetarian Salad. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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Girl Scout Recipe Contest Finalist, Megan Y.

Broccoli, Apple, Yogurt Salad recipe. This recipe contest, a collaboration between BCBSAZ and Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), encouraged local Girl Scouts to submit their favorite healthy, original recipe for a cold side dish.

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Whole Grains

Everyone knows that healthy eating can be a challenge. But sometimes even small changes can make a big difference. For instance, simply switching bread, cereal and pasta to whole grain products can give your body a boost.

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Healthy Lunches

With kids donning their backpacks once again for the new school year, parents should be aware how important packing a healthy lunch is for their children. What's inside their brown bags can determine how well they concentrate in school and can help sustain their energy...

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5-2-1-0 Tips

Avoid eating fried foods, and look for healthier options like baked or grilled options instead. Cook a meal at home with your parents for your family. Remember your portion sizes: 3 oz. of meat is the size of a deck of playing cards, a 4 oz. bagel is the size of a hockey puck...

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