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University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Main Office (Effingham County)
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Clay County)
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Fayette County)
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Jasper County)
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

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Recipe of the Month

Easy Yogurt Deviled Eggs

Servings: 12


6 hard cooked eggs

1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt

1 tsp. instant minced onion

1 tsp. parsley flakes

1 tsp. lemon juice

3/4 tsp. prepared mustard

1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1/8 tsp. pepper

dash of paprika


1. Cut eggs in half lengthwise.

2. Remove yolks and place in plastic food storage bag.

3. Set whites aside.

4. Add remaining ingredients to the bag.

5. Close bag and knead until everything is well blended and smooth.

6. Push the contents toward the center.

7. Snip about 1/2-inch off the corner of the bag.

8. Squeezing the bag gently, fill the hollow of the cooked egg whites with the yolk mixture.

9. Chill to blend flavors. Refrigerate until served.

Nutrition Facts (per serving) - Calories 45 ~ fat 2.5 g ~ calories from fat 25 ~ sodium 40 mg ~ total carbohydrate 1 g ~ fiber 0 g

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Weaver, Community Worker, SNAP-Ed at

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