A Nutritious Gift

The season of giving has begun. Many companies, groups, and organizations are joining with their favorite non-profits to ensure everyone has a happy holiday. Every year I donate food to a food drive. This year my local Moms group is collecting a donation for Thanksgiving. If you want to donate, here is a list of the best foods to give for nutritional value:

Vitamins & Minerals

Dried fruits and vegetables


Canned Veggies

Vegetable Juice

Tomatoes Sauce

Spaghetti Sauce

Canned Fruit (in it’s own juice)

100% Fruit Juice

Fruit Cups


Dry Milk

Boxed Self-Stable Milk


Canned Tuna

Canned Salmon

Canned Chicken



Beef Stew

Peanut Butter

Unsalted Nuts


Hot Cereal

Whole grain Crackers

Whole Wheat Pasta

Cereal (low sugar/high fiber)

Whole Grain Rice

We are all busy this holiday season. If you are unable to shop and drop off a donation but still want to give visit https://www.nokidhungry.org/