Nutrition and Recipes
As many restaurants limit service and we spend more time at home, you may be in the kitchen more than usual. You might find it enjoyable and relaxing to make dinner every night, or it could be a stressful endeavor.
There are a wealth of resources online to support creative and nutritious cooking for all dietary preferences and restrictions. Here we have compiled a few preliminary resources to launch and support your cooking and shopping endeavors.
Feel free to add your favorite resources with the comments section at the bottom!
Nutrition & Grocery Shopping
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The USDA also has a guide for "Food Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic".
Government of Canada
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC provides a guide to "Shopping for food and other household essentials", and running other essential errands.
Epi's Cook-With-What-You've-Got Recipe Finder
This recipe finder, by food resource site Epicurious, searches a database of over 1,300 recipes to find recipes based on whichever ingredients you have available at home.
Your favorite food blogger, celebrity, athlete, or high school friend may be hosting live cooking demos or "cook-alongs" (grocery list provided ahead of time) on instagram or another social media platform. Keep your eyes peeled!
Ask parents, siblings, grandparents, and friends for recipe ideas. If you are not with friends or family, consider dining together via Zoom or other video call technology.
Order food from your favorite neighborhood restaurant. Many restaurants are feeling the economic impacts of the pandemic and could use your support! Check for pick-up and/or delivery options.
Do you have other shopping or recipe ideas?
Please comment below to share your ideas with our community!