Make A Healthy Choice

Welcome to the East Texas Food Bank’s Nutrition Education Department! We’re here to help you and your family make healthy choices. Take a look around for easy, low-cost recipes, how to get healthy food from a pantry, connect with our nutrition and cooking classes and access tips for making healthy choices.

Cooking Matters

Nutrition/Cooking Classes

We offer both one-time sessions and series of nutrition and cooking classes on topics such as healthy eating on a budget, how to read a nutrition facts label, MyPlate and more!


Find easy, low-cost recipes to cook with your family for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our recipe section. We’ve also added some delicious snacks and desserts that everyone will enjoy as well! The recipes are fun, easy and healthy! Click here for the recipes.

My Plate


Make every bite count with these tips from MyPlate. Simple changes add up quick! Learn how to build a healthier diet and find tools for assessment and resources from the USDA. Click here for more from MyPlate.

Nutrition Tips for the Whole Family

Find a Healthy Pantry

Make the healthy choice the easy choice when you visit our partner pantries that participate in the Healthy Pantry Program. Enter your city or zipcode in the map on the right and find a healthy pantry near you.

For a full list of food pantries and programs, click “Find Food” on the top of the page.

Nutrition Education Contact

Kinsey Jeffers
Nutrition Education Manager
Email Kinsey