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Easy, Family-Friendly Nutrition Tips for Any Budget
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Nutrition Education Works: Success at Home!

Many of our nutrition education programs take place in schools around Illinois. We often hear from parents how much of an impact these programs are making for their families! Here's a recent success story that we received from a family in Marion County: "A child and her family approached me at a parent event at their school. She had been receiving the Great Garden Detecti...

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Five Ingredients Or Less: Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

A new feature we'd like to highlight each month: tasty, nutritious recipes that only have five ingredients* or less! These recipes are great for families and need fewer items stocked in the kitchen. Our first recipe to highlight is the perfect way to warm up on those cold winter nights: Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup! Try it out and let us know what you think on our...

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Yes, You Can! (Use Canned Fruits & Veggies This Winter)

Winter in Illinois can mean spending more money at the store for fresh fruits and vegetables. One way to save the budget is to include more canned items in your diet! Canned fruits and vegetables are full of nutrition and flavor and can be used in many of your favorite dishes. You can use them year-round, too, and many of our recipes have both canned and fresh options. - Our Favorite Wa...

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Get a Dose of Nutrition with Greens This Winter

This winter, make your plates green with nutrition from two powerhouse vegetables – kale and collard greens. Both of these greens are members of the cabbage family and are a great addition to your meal as a side dish or as an addition to your favorite soup recipe. Our Greens recipe below is a great side to go along with baked chicken or roasted turkey. Greens Nutrition...

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