Programs that use the Idaho Plate Method

Wyoming Menu Project Wyoming Menu Project has:
Wyoming Menu Project has:
1) Healthy Food Cookbook (approx 650+ recipes) 2) Healthy Foods Cookbook Very Low Sodium (approx 630 recipes) plus 300 Plates/Menus with Nutritional analysis. Menus are set for 50 servings, great for Senior Nutrition Programs and other sites that need a Nutritional analysis. For more information contact

“Dining With Diabetes”: A 4-part program for people with diabetes and their families.
Dining with Diabetes Program

A wonderful program with classes, curriculum ,handouts and recipes.
The 2015 Curriculum is available on an engraved flash drive containing all contents of the curriculum/evaluation and an apron can be purchased for $15.00, made payable to Ohio State University Extension.

Please send all requests to:
Shari Gallup
OSU Extension
771 East Main St., Suite 103
Newark, Ohio, 43055

“Healthy Eating with Diabetes Recipes”
Highlights healthy recipes and how they can be used with the Idaho Plate Method. $8.50 plus $4.00 shipping and handling.

Shelly Johnson, M.S., FCS Extension Educator
District 1 ENP Administrator
University of Idaho Extension, Harbor Center
1000 West Hubbard Street, Suite 140
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2276
(208) 446-1680
Email: Shelly Johnson

REFERENCES : for more information about the Idaho Plate Method

Rizor H., Smith M., Thomas K., Harker J., Rich M., “Have you tried The Idaho Plate Method?” American Dietetic Association. Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group. DCE Newsflash. 1996; 17:18-20.

Rizor H., Smith M., Thomas K., Harker J., Rich M., “Practical Nutrition: The Idaho Plate Method,” Practical Diabetology. 1998; 17:42-45.

Rizor H.M., Richards S., “All our patients need to know about intensified diabetes management they learned in fourth grade,” The Diabetes Educator. 2000; 26 (3):392-404.

Camelon K.M., Hadell K., Jamsen P.T., Ketonen K.J., Kohtamaki H.M., Makimatilla S., Tormala M.L., Valve R.H.. “The Plate Model: a visual method of teaching meal planning. DAIS Project Group,” Diabetes Atherosclerosis Intervention Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 1998; 98(10):1155-8.