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
Going back to the basics with heart healthy eating - Feb. 9 in Taylorville
January 25, 2017
Worried about your heart health? Confused about good and bad fats? Unsure how to prepare meals following a heart healthy lifestyle? Join University of Illinois Extension in celebrating Heart Month on Feb. 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Christian County Extension Office in Taylorville.
The class will cover tips for managing a heart healthy lifestyle, a deeper look at fat and sodium in the diet, how to make a plate heart healthy, risk factors for heart disease, reading nutrition labels, and receive recipes and taste testing. There is a small fee to cover the cost of food supplies.
Register by calling the Christian County Extension Office at 217-287-7246 or online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=15998
Creamy Chocolate Pudding Yield: 5-1/2 cup servings
2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
1 tablespoon instant coffee* optional
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
5 ½ tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ cup fat free milk
1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend well.
2. Move to a bowl and refrigerate at least a half hour before serving.
Nutrition analysis per serving w/ instant coffee: 220 calories, 3g. protein, 12 g total fat, (2 g Saturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 30 g carbohydrates, 8 g dietary fiber, 10 mg sodium
Local Contact: Lisa Peterson, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness, firstname.lastname@example.org