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Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious

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

The Holidays are Upon Us!

I am pleased to introduce guest blogger, Juila Marsiglio Emad.  Julia is a dietetic intern at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. It can be difficult to eat healthy all year round, but many people find the holiday season to be particularly challenging. As the weather get's colder and we get in the holiday spirit, parties and celebrations move indoors and often cen...

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The Power of a Pomegranate

I love pomegranates and knowing that they are also highly nutritious makes me love them even more!  If you are familiar with the pomegranate, you know not to bite into it like you would an apple. It won't be a pleasant experience! In fact, the pomegranate is unlike most any fruit. The edible part of the fruit is called the aril, which is a tiny red seed casing. A pomegranate has many a...

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