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Find out how to save a bundle and stay healthy with affordable meal recipes, food shopping tips, and much more.
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When Getting More for Your Money, Size Matters

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Howdy! After you’ve budgeted for your weekly meals, meal planned, bought only what’s on your grocery list, and used every other tip in the book for stretching your food dollar, what could you possibly be missing to squeeze out even more value from your food budget?! Portion size! Eating the recommended serving size, especially of meat, poultry and fish, is essential for having m...

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2015-2016 Sangamon County Excellence in School Wellness Award - It's Here!

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2015-2016 Sangamon County Excellence in School Wellness Award - It's Here! Due: Friday, April 8th, 2016 Want an application? Click here ! The Sangamon County Excellence in School Wellness Awar...

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Tips to Know for a Great Meal Planning & Grocery Shopping Experience

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Howdy! I've learned a lot in the past 4 years I've been cooking at home for myself and the past 2 years that I've taught others how to plan, shop, and cook for their families. I learn new things all the time, but for now I've collected a list of tips and advice that work consistently to save me money and time, while providing me with nutritious home-cooked meals. I've added some advice...

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2014-2015 Sangamon County Excellence in School Wellness Award: The Results Are In!

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2014-2015 Sangamon County Excellence in School Wellness Award!

Posted by Whitney Ajie -

Due: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 *NEW* Now you can submit your application online! CLICK HERE to go to the application page . (Please be aware that you cannot save your application and return to it, but you can keep the window open on your computer and continue to add more information as long as the window...

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Getting Afterschool Snacks Back on Track!

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Howdy! It’s that time of the year again! Whether or not you’re happy about school starting and summer ending, it’s a good thing to be prepared – especially to provide that popular treat known as the afterschool snack! With more than a few hours between school lunch and coming home afterschool, kids are usually very hungry, but you don’t want them to eat so much that they aren’t...

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What a Nutritionist Eats

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Howdy y'all, Recently I was shown an article written by a Registered Dietitian that documented what she ate in a typical day . I have a love/hate relationship with articles like this. Why I love them: they show a variety of healthy meals, snacks, beverages that are made a...

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