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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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How to Dress Up Vegetables

I have to admit it; I'm not a huge veggie eater, and if I had to pick between a plate full of vegetables or a bowl full of fruit, I'd choose the fruit 99.9% of the time. But I also recognize that vegetables are essential to the diet. They are jam packed with dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting antioxidants. However, finding a way to get them on the plate and in the tummy can...

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Dealing with a Choosy Eater

Dinner time can be a nightmare when dealing with a choosy eater. Screaming, kicking, and crossing of the arms are typical reactions of a choosy eater not wanting to eat what's in front of him or her. So how should a parent help their child get through this phase without going mad? Children are more likely to eat foods they help choose at the store and help prepare at home. Give t...

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A Valentine's Meal at Home

Posted by Jenna Smith - Holidays

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Historically, it's a day to give your loved one a bouquet of flowers, candy hearts with the words "LUV YOU" on them, and a luscious gourmet dinner eaten at one of the fanciest restaurants in town. But if you don't feel like fighting the crowds or you've forgotten to make reservations and don't want to get stuck at eating at a fast food joint on the mos...

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A Healthy Heart

Are you wearing red today? Today is the first day of American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign. So it's time to pamper this loving organ with nutritionally sound foods your heart will appreciate. There are many heart healthy foods to include in your diet, but here are three that your heart will fall for. 1. Salmon : Salmon is a type of fatty fish that suppli...

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