Tag: healthy eating

Since the summer of 2018, Alivia Faris has worked alongside Lay Leaders to deliver Faithful Families to church members of Louisa United Methodist Church in Louisa, Kentucky.  Faris is the County Agent for the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program at University of Kentucky Extension.  Over the past few years, she has developed a long-term… Read more »

  As February approaches, now’s your chance to celebrate Heart Health Month.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US, but it can often be prevented when people make healthier choices and manage their condition. Our partners in the Cancer Control and Prevention Branch and WISEWOMAN Program developed the Go Red Toolkit for… Read more »

With the recent hurricane in North Carolina, our minds and hearts are with all those who suffered, and are still suffering, through the aftermath.  The days and weeks after a disaster can be hard.  Everyone who sees, hears about, or experiences the disaster, is affected in some way.  It is natural to worry about your… Read more »

    Hello from Faithful Families! We are excited to share the official  launch of our Faithful Families rebrand. To better reflect the program’s mission and vision, we have rebranded from Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More to Faithful Families Thriving Communities. With this new name comes a new logo, website, and updates to… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Dr. Carolyn Dunn Fall is in the air, and that means it’s time to cozy up with a warm pumpkin spice latte!  Instead of using up your calories for the day on a sugar-heavy Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, try this one instead and save on cash too.  Here is a recipe for… Read more »

Fall is one of our favorite seasons. The air is cooler, the days feel shorter, and there’s pumpkin everywhere! Pumpkins are loaded with Vitamin A, fiber, and low in calories.

  Guest Writer: Madi Johnson The Holiday Challenge is here! This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey.  Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season.  While it may not sound like much, most people never manage to lose these extra pounds. You are invited to join the… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Lareissa Stumm   Close your eyes and imagine with me for a minute. Are you ready?  Eyes closed?  Okay, good. Now, imagine waking up on Monday morning refreshed and ready for a new week.  (Remember, you’re imagining– so this is completely realistic!) You have all the ambition in the world and you… Read more »

  This month we’ve been focusing one MED instead of MEDS.  We started the month with a webinar where Faithful Families facilitators learned how to adapt and modify Faithful Families recipes for different tastes and audiences.  In addition to adapting and modifying recipes, facilitators also learned about new resources and recipes from the Mediterranean-style of eating.… Read more »

  Our August webinar, Med Instead of Meds: Recipe Adaptations for Faithful Families, is now available in our webinar archive! Check out the webinar, along with presentation slides and helpful resources and tools. Please follow and like us: