FBSJ Healthy Living Initiative

  • NJ

About Us

Cooking Matters is a nutrition education program that fights childhood hunger by teaching families how to make healthy and budget-wise food choices. With six different courses that target adults, teens and children, Cooking Matters takes a cooking-centered approach to nutrition education. It brings children and adults in touch with food and health in a long-lasting manner.

Chefs and nutritionists volunteer to teach classes that feature:

Hands-on meal preparation

  • Basic nutrition
  • Food safety
  • Menu planning
  • Food budgeting
  • Healthy snacking