Food Skills

Here you will find information on how to wisely plan and store nutrition-rich seasonal products, determine your nutritional needs, read nutrition labels, eat right with recipes for delicious meals complete with nutrition information, and more.


Resources

Food Skills of Waterloo Region Adults
Research study on how skilled Waterloo Region adults are in preparing the foods they eat.

Kitchen Conversion Guide
Use this guide to convert measurements for recipe ingredients and temperatures for cooking and baking.

Freezing Fruit
Extend the growing season by freezing some local fruit. This recipe card provides easy to follow instructions on how to do it.

Freezing Vegetables
Extend the growing season by freezing some local vegetables. This recipe card provides easy to follow instructions on how to do it.

Reducing Food Waste
Consider these tips to help reduce food waste, be environmentally friendly and save money.


Website Links

EATracker
EATracker assesses your food choices and provides personalized feedback on your total intake of energy (calories) and essential nutrients and compares this to what is recommended for your age, gender, and activity level. It also determines your body mass index (BMI) and provides information to help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

EatRight Ontario My Meal Planner
From EatRight Ontario a personalized menu planner to help you find healthy meal plans for the whole family.

EatRight Ontario Recipes
Nutritious and delicious recipes, complete with nutrition information.

Nutrition Labelling
Health Canada's website on mandatory food labelling helping Canadians make healthy and informed choices about the foods they buy and eat.

eSolutionsGroup