AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – When disasters strike, individuals and businesses all too often lose important computer files. Jonathan Davis, director of information technology for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, said equipment can be …
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Hurricane Dorian is pushing through the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Forecasters expect Dorian to make a mainland U.S. landfall somewhere along the Florida coast on Monday. While it is far too early to kn…
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Blue-green algae has caused several cases of dog poisonings and deaths across the country. While poisonings from these algae are nothing new, in recent years problems have been worse. These reports have many pet …
Try our Chicken and Broccoli Bake recipe! Make half your grains whole. If your kids do not like brown rice, try mixing it with white rice at first. Serves 8.
1 cup brown rice, cooked
3 cups chicken, cooked and diced
Try our Cranberry and Spinach Sweet Potatoes recipe as a side dish with dinner. Eat the potatoes with the peel to get more fiber, iron, and potassium. Serves 4.
4 medium sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon vegetabl…
Our Potluck Taco Soup is made with canned veggies and beans. Make sure to drain and rinse canned ingredients before using to reduce salt. Serves 8.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped…
Try our Fruit Paradise recipe! This recipe is a great side dish or afternoon snack with the kids. Serves 8.
1 can pineapple chunks in 100% juice, 20 ounces, drained
1 can mandarin oranges in 100% juice, 15 ounces, drained
Our Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad is filling and packed with vitamin C. Helpful hint: When cooking, stir Brussels sprouts to keep the color bright and avoid burning. Serves 8.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon app…
Try our Overnight Oats recipe! Prepare oats overnight for a healthy breakfast the next morning. Serves 2.
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon raisins
1/2 cup skim milk
Mix oats, …
Try our Sweet and Salty Popped Mix for an after-school snack with the kids. Use snack-size plastic bags to control portions between mealtimes.
Light microwavable popcorn, 3.5-ounce bag
1 1/2 cup raisins
1 cup pretzels
Try our tasty Just Peachy Chicken recipe! Buy canned fruits packed in 100% juice or water to cut down on the added sugar. Serves 4.
2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in half
1 can peach slices in 10…
Try our Roasted Broccoli Salad with Almonds! Dark green veggies like spinach and broccoli are packed with nutrients and low in calories. Serves 10.
3 tablespoons oil, divided
2 tablespoons vinegar
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— In a world of rapid change, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System continues to be a leader of cutting-edge research and problem solving. Alabama Extension Director Gary Lemme said the organization’s educati…
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This Food Friday Live Well Alabama is cooking our Easy Ratatouille recipe. Add this dish to a pasta night for an extra kick of veggies. This recipe serves 10.
1 medium zucchini, t…
Learn ways to establish and maintain trust in your parent-teen relationship.
Parenting involves allowing children to have more responsibilities and freedoms as they grow older. Generally speaking, the goal is to let go, and…