By Wendy Wedum, Pondera Co. Agent:
 
If you are looking to add healthy choices to your families menu in 2014, here are several websites to help you achieve your goals.
Montana State University Buy. Eat. Live. Better newsletters with helpful tips and recipes.
If you are thinking about a New Year’s diet, consider going to myplate.gov.  This site can help you develop a balanced plan to reduce calories safely, without sacrificing the nutrients you need. You won’t lose 30 pounds in two weeks, but you can begin to develop better eating habits that can lead to weight loss over time, and more importantly, better health.
For recipes using whole grains: wholegrainscoucil.org
For fruits and vegetables: www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org  and   www.foodchamps.org
For calcium rich recipes: www.mealsmatter.org
For eggs, which are a lean, inexpensive source of protein: www.incredibleegg.org