MiCAFE does more than get you $$$ each month to help buy the things you need.
Join other older adults in your area and eat your way to good health! MiCAFE doesn't just offer help applying for a Bridge Card and other savings programs. MiCAFE also offers tips to keep you healthy and independent. During a MiCAFE appointment, you can assess your nutritional risk, find nutrition programs in your area, and take home ideas for eating healthy on a budget!
- Cold Food Storage Guide
- Prevent Food Interactions
- Shopping List
- Weekly Meal Planner
- What to Do if You Don't Feel Like Eating
- Exercise: Getting Fit for Life
- Energize Yourself! Stay Physically Active!
- Healthy Living Tips
- What is Diabetes?
- The Truth about Fruits
- Freshen Up Your Meals
- Fitness for Seniors - 6 Keys
Check out some of these great Recipes:
- Healthy Chicken Recipe
- Holiday Recipes
- Broccoli, Cannellini Bean and Cheddar Soup
- Chicken Cassoulet
- Golden Squash Soup
- Moo Shu Vegetables
- Primavera Verde
- Salmon with Mustard and Ginger
- Soy Bean and Fennel Salad
- Sweet Fruit Kabob
- Turkey and Fontina Melts
- Vegetable Fried Rice
- Recipe Book--Additional Recipes
- SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder
Farmers Markets Accept Bridge Cards!
Farmers Markets are a great place to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, and many of them are now accepting the Bridge Card. Check the listing below to find your local Farmers Market. Don't see your county listed? Visit the Michigan Farmers Market Association website for a full list of Michigan farmers markets.
This project has been partially funded with Federal Funds from the USDA's Food Stamp Program by way of the Michigan Nutrition Network at Michigan State University Extension.
The contents of these publications do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of MNN, MSU, Michigan Department of Human Services, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Elder Law of Michigan, Inc., or the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging.