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Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious

Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

Kids Can Cook!

Posted by Jenna Smith -

Have you ever seen a child beam with pride over something they have made or have done? Their feats may seem small in our eyes but through their eyes, it was a mountainous task, and they conquered it. It's important to keep giving them these opportunities. Allowing them to have a hand in planning and preparing the family meal is one way to get your kids excited about food. When planning...

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Grilled Salmon with Avocado Dip

Lent: A Good Time to Eat More Fish

Posted by Jenna Smith - Holidays

The Lenten season begins next week, and for many that means more meatless dishes being prepared. While some areas of the Church abstain from all forms of meat and animal products, most have allowed fish as an exception to the rule. Fish is a wonderful addition to one's diet. It's high in protein, heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids, and various vitamins and minerals, making it an excellen...

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Bread: A Source of Sodium?

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I recently read an article in the Washington Post , stating that bread is the number one source of sodium in the American diet. To most people, that's surprising news! How can bread account for more of our sodium in...

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Super Bowl Snacks

It's hard to believe that it's already February. And even harder to believe that the weather has been in the 50 and 60 degree mark this week! Even with the unseasonably warm weather we've been having, there's one more football game to be played. Super Bowl Sunday is this Sunday, and if you're like me, the game isn't as important as the commercials and the food! But most of the traditional Super...

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