Attached is your August Wellness/Healthy Living Calendar. Aside from the noted observances, August is also Family Mealtime Month. Discusses the importance and benefits of eating meals as a family. Below are some tips for enjoying meals together and overcoming mealtime challenges.

Plan Ahead / Shop for Time Savers

· Buy partly prepared foods
· Stock your kitchen for meals in a hurry
· Cook once by doubling/tripling the amount for meals later
· Make no-cook meals
· Keep meals simple
· Cook when you have more time – maybe on weekends – or just prep ahead

Three Quick-To-Fix Family Foods

· Nourishing soup
· Pasta dish
· Hearty stuffed potato

August 2015 – National Health Observances