Stacy and her husband live in Colorado with their two young daughters. With both parents in school and working, money is tight. Cooking Matters was offered at their local Head Start center. “I feel like I was wasting a lot of money,” Stacy says of her time before Cooking Matters.
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Since Cooking Matters, there’s a difference in how Lareese and her two children eat. She is stretching her food assistance dollars and enjoying healthy food. “Before, I thought of eating healthy as bland and nasty. You can eat healthy and still have tasteful food,” she says.
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