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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
Email:uie-cefj@illinois.edu
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-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

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

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

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Welcome!

Thank you for visiting our website. University of Illinois Extension is the link between the University and all of our friends and neighbors in Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper counties. Extension staff offer practical, research-based education to help area residents improve their lives and communities through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work. Please contact us at the local Extension office with questions or to learn more about these educational or leadership opportunities. We also encourage you to add our site to your favorites list.

Recipe of the Month

Spinach Orange Salad


Ingredients
4 cups fresh spinach, washed, torn into bite size pieces
2 oranges, sectioned or 1 large can mandarin oranges
1 cup sliced water chestnuts OR sliced jicama
1 cup croutons, plain

¼ cup Favorite fat-free or low-fat salad dressing

 

Instructions

  1. Gently toss all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Serve.

 

Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 4 servings
Amount Per Serving  Calories 110  Fat 2g Sodium 310mg
Total carbohydrate 20g Fiber 5g  Protein  3g

 

Questions? Contact Erin Maxwell, Community Worker, SNAP-Ed at emaxwell@illinois.edu

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