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Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious

Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!
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It's Thyme for Herbs!

Do you ever feel like sometimes the meals we eat just aren't flavorful and very exciting anymore? It's easy to get stuck in a rut and make the same meals week after week. But it's time to step out of the box and make a few new meals with fresh ingredients, including fresh herbs. You and the family will be glad you did! Fresh herbs can truly pack on flavor. And the best part is they ar...

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Tips for Pregnant Mothers

I set up a nutrition resource booth last evening at a local Community Wide Baby Shower event held at the Woodford County Health Department in Eureka, Illinois. This is a great annual event for pregnant women and new mothers to receive vital information from a variety of organizations. Just how does nutrient needs change when you are expecting? Making healthy choices while pregnant will...

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Stretching Your Food Dollars

Posted by Jenna Smith -

I recently went to the grocery store and steered the cart down my favorite aisle, the cereal aisle, only to find that my favorite cereal was now a whole dollar more than it previously had been. That's a huge price increase and a big blow to my pocket book when considering that my husband and I buy about 4 boxes of cereal each week! I can only expect that this is due to last year's drought. Afte...

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