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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Healthy Articles and Recipes

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


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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