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Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious

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

A Simple Sandwich Fav: Grilled Cheese

What was the first meal you ever learned to cook by yourself? Did it happen to be two slices of buttered bread with a slab of American cheese in between and toasted over a hot skillet? A grilled cheese sandwich is simple to make and scores high on a child's menu, but it's so gooey and comforting even adults can't turn it away. Simply start with two slices of whole wheat sliced bread. Sl...

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Pesto Chiken

Five Ingredient Fix

If you're an enthusiastic cook, you probably don't even think twice when preparing a recipe that has twenty different ingredients and numerous steps. However, if you're not as comfortable in the kitchen, a large recipe like that may be very intimidating. Recipes with shorter lists of ingredients do have their advantages. Generally, the fewer the ingredients, the fewer the dollar bills you shell...

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Chocolate Tofu Mouse

Tofu Shouldn't Scare You

Tofu anyone? Ok. Most people look at me like I'm a weirdo when the "t" word is mentioned. However, tofu is one of the ultimate convenience foods; it's quick and easy to use in a wide variety of dishes. Before you write it off, you must first know a little bit about it. Tofu is made by coagulating fresh soymilk to form curds, in much the same way cottage cheese is made from cow's milk. T...

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