Better Living for Texans



Webb County’s BLT Program Assistants

Nutrition Educator Genesis Hernandez

Nutrition Educator Valeria Arredondo

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Fresh Start to a Healthier You is a free 4 week series that educates participants on Fight BAC principles, meal planning, budgeting and healthy snacking. The class offers helpful tips, incentives and delicious food demonstrations.


Walk and Talk is a free 6-8 week curriculum given once a week where team members gather to walk or conduct exercises. We discuss fruits and veggies that are in season, incorporate a recipe that aids a healthy lifestyle as well as incentives that support the message of better living and nutrition.


Herbed Garden Pizza

Makes: 4 servings
2 tablespoons salt-free Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Blend
2 tablespoons olive oil
12-inch, whole-wheat pizza crust, thin, pre-baked
  cooking spray
Roma tomatoes (thinly sliced)
1 1/2 cups crimini mushrooms (sliced)
2 cups baby spinach
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
3/4 cup shredded fat-free mozzarella cheese
  1.  Place rack in center of oven and preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. 2. In a small bowl, mix Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Blend with olive oil.
  3. 3. Place pizza crust on pizza pan. Brush pizza dough with olive oil blend, reserve remainder.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, gently toss vegetables and remaining olive oil blend.
  5. 5. Spread coated vegetables evenly over pizza dough, leaving about 1/2-inch border around the edges. Top vegetables with shredded cheese.
  6. 6. Bake 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
Interested in the BLT program for your organization or group?
  • Throughout Webb County, participants are given to healthy recipes, cooking demonstrations, food safety information, portion control recommendations, and grocery shopping tips through research-based lessons like:
  • A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!: a program focused on healthy and safe food practices
  • Walk and Talk:  a program to increase physical activity, in order to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Be Well Live Well: a program on healthy aging where they can learn to reduce risk for disease and engage in a healthy lifestyle. 


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