CSWW Tools & Resources – Nutrition

CSWW Tools & Resources – Nutrition

Eating Smart Being Active App

This free app is a meal planning app with exclusively healthy recipes that automatically populates a grocery list for you. This app goes being nutrition and even tracks physical activity, steps, and offers video and text instructions for various physical activities.


Seasonal and Simple App

Download the free Seasonal and Simple app for iPhone and Android as a powerful guide to finding, selecting, preparing and storing fresh fruits and vegetables in the local area. Also available online at http://seasonalandsimple.info .

Choose My Plate (dot gov)

Provides a robust and interactive guide on how to introduce solid nutrition in simple ways. Tips and guides can be easily filtered by your choice of which food group you would like to incorporate more of (fruits, veggies, grains, dairy, protein), and for which demographic you’re searching for (preschoolers, kids, older adults, working adults etc.). Standards are derived from federal nutrition guidelines. https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

Yummly- Meal Planning App

Free of charge;  Create a profile including your diet, likes/dislikes, allergies, preferred cuisine types, and even your skill level. Then, you can search for recipes based on course, prep time, what’s trending, or you can use the sliders to narrow down the results by calorie, carb, fat, or cholesterol. From your chosen recipes, you can create meal plans and grocery lists (sortable by aisle or recipe). https://www.yummly.com/

The Diabetes Food Hub- Grocery List Builder (By recipe)

(American Diabetes Association) Search lists of delicious recipes vetted by the experts at the ADA, and generate easy grocery lists from what you like.  https://www.diabetesfoodhub.org/

Nutritional Value Finder

Enter the name of a food item to find its nutritional information. Hosts an expansive database of common foods and what their nutritional values are.


American Heart Association Healthy Eating Resources

Healthy eating starts with healthy food choices. You don’t need to be a chef to create nutritious, heart-healthy meals your family will love. Learn what to look for at the grocery store, restaurants, your workplace and any eating occasion. https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating

American Heart Association Heart Healthy Recipes

Delicious. Simple. Affordable. Quick. Cooking that’s good for your heart and your wallet.  https://recipes.heart.org/en/recipes

Infant and Toddler Nutrition

It’s easier to eat healthy when your friends and family are! Getting your infants and children to eat healthy foods can be VERY challenging. This web page includes CDC provided tips on how to strategically add nutritious meals and snacks into your young children’s diets. https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/InfantandToddlerNutrition/index.html

MUext- Technology to Upgrade Your Home Meals (University of MO Extension)

A list and summary of various technological resources for individuals to use to upgrade their ability to plan and prepare healthy meals.  https://communitystrongscc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Apps-for-Meal-Creation_Allene_MUExt.pdf