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Eat Better

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Meet Carmen Shurtleff, Leading the Way at Northeast Texas Community College

About Us

A dedicated group of individuals and organizations are teaming up to bring students the knowledge and actionable skills to Eat Better 4 Less. Partners include staff and students from the Eagle Pantry at Northeast Texas Community College led by Carmen Shurtleff, a food inventor and innovation guru from Eureka! Ranch, and the League for Innovation in the Community College. Each group brings their unique perspective, resources, data and commitment to end food insecurity on community college campuses across the country. 

Get Started with 3 Quick Lessons

How to Eat BETTER for LESS

This video teaches a collection of 6 tips to help you rethink what you buy and how you plan for your weekly meals.

4 Min

Cooking Hacks Everyone Needs to Know

In this short lesson, you’ll learn hacks for making vegetables taste incredible, how to cook meat and pasta like a professional, and how to use spices the right way to flavor your meals. 

6 Min

Food Pantry Gourmet Meals

Learn to cook without using recipes; using ingredients already in your pantry or from your local food pantry. You’ll learn 6 dishes that can be made with a flexible set of ingredients. This lesson will empower you to be able to cook great tasting meals using whatever you have available, what’s on sale, or what your family likes best. 

8 Min

Coming Soon to Eat Better 4 Less

  • More classes and the opportunity to earn Digital Badges & Certificates
  • Ways to engage and contribute to the community through social media and on campus.
  • More about us, the organizations bringing you this content.
  • Additional links and content on our Resources Hub.
Eagle Pantry

2360 FM 1735, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Located in IA 105

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