What You Can Do

Nourishing Arizona is here to help.

We want to help anyone who is experiencing food insecurity. Whether it's helping to supply food to those in need or educating people on a healthy lifestyle we're dedicated to changing the health of Arizona.

Here are a few resources to get you started:

Nutritional Videos Healthy Articles and Recipes

Food Insecurity is a Statewide Issue

The health of our community depends on our working together to find ways to increase our friends' and neighbors' access to nutritional options. Use the information compiled here to reach out to someone you know or to an organization that could use your support.

Do you or someone you know need help? Here are some good places to get started.

Food Banks for Arizona Walk On!

Nutritional Videos

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Keep it simple: Food labels

Five tips to help you shop healthier

How to read the Nutrition Facts label

Soda and Juice vs. Water

Thrifty meal planning made easy

Are all snacks created equal?

Is that glass of O.J. the best option?

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Grilled Veggies and Quinoa
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Healthy Articles and Recipes

These articles offer helpful tips and tricks for a healthy lifestyle.


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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