University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties
Main Office (Montgomery County)
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Branch Office (Christian County)
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm
Branch Office (Jersey County)
201 W. Exchange St.
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm
Branch Office (Macoupin County)
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Comfort Food Makeover Class Coming to Taylorville
September 2, 2016
Who says comfort food has to be unhealthy? Come learn about taking your favorite dishes and shedding some of that excess fat, sugar, and salt. Start preparing for the holidays, by impressing family and friends with delicious meals without the guilt. Receive a recipe packet, do some taste testing, and learn the art of altering recipes.
This program will be held at the Christian County Extension Office in Taylorville, IL on October 11th from 1:30pm-2:30pm. There is no cost for this program.
Pre-registration is preferred. Registration can be done by calling the Christian County Extension Office or online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cjmm/. For any questions or concerns please call the Christian County Extension office at 217-287-7246 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Yield: 6 servings
4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, 1 teaspoon vanilla
cooked (about 1 ½ pounds) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¾ cup Splenda™ or sugar substitute ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
equal to ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup chopped pecans, toasted
½ to 1 cup reduced fat sour cream
1. Mash sweet potatoes with potato masher or beat with electric mixer until smooth. Mix in remaining ingredients, except pecans. Spoon sweet potato mixture into ungreased 1 quart casserole or soufflé dish; sprinkle with pecans.
2. Bake uncovered at 350°F until heated throughout, about 30 minutes.
Nutritional Facts per serving: 150 calories, 3g protein, 23g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 5g fat, 5mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.
Local Contact: Lisa Peterson, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness, email@example.com