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Live Well Recipe: Apple Celery Slaw

Try our recipe for Apple Celery Slaw! Budget-friendly and great as a side to any summer dish. Here’s a list of what you’ll need. Serves eight.
Ingredients

½ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon mustard
5 tab…

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Live Well Recipe: Skillet Spaghetti

This Skillet Spaghetti recipe is sure to please the kiddos! One pot meals are a great way to use lots of healthy veggies, and cleanup is a breeze! Here’s a list of what you’ll need. Serves six.
Ingredients
1 jar pasta sauce, 28 ounces…

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Healthy Eating from Head to Toe

For kids, getting the right nutrients is important for healthy growth. Helping your child eat a variety of foods from all food groups is the best way to make sure your child gets all the nutrients needed for growth and development. Here are…

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How To Waste Less Food At Home

Have you ever thrown away a jar of peanut butter because it was past the “Best if Used By” date? Maybe you noticed the “Sell-By” date on your milk carton was yesterday, and even though it looked and smelled okay, you were still too …

1 min read

Kids: Healthy Numbers To Live By

Kids. It takes just a few small steps each day to keep them healthy. From fruit and vegetable servings to physical activity, take a look at the numbers to live by.
Numbers To Live By

5 servings of fruits and vegetables – Eat a rain…

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Portion Distortion: Tricks to Portion Control

How much should you eat? Choosing healthy foods is important, but so is eating the right amount. Take a look at the amount of food you are served compared to one serving. Here are a few simple portion control tricks.
Portion control tricks…

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Shake the Salt Habit

Why is it so hard to shake the salt habit? The biggest sources of salt in our diet might surprise you. About 75 percent of salt in the American diet comes from processed foods and restaurant foods. That means all of those packaged foods and…

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How to Make 6 Meals from 1 Chicken

How many meals can you make from one chicken? Buy a whole chicken on sale at the grocery store, and turn it into six great meals! Cooking the chicken in a crock pot makes for a tender, juicy chicken, great broth and also easy cooking.

Wh…

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Ways to Save Your Food Dollars

Saving money is a plus, especially when it comes to food. Below is a list of ways to help you save your food dollars.
Plan

Take time to plan your meals and make a grocery list. This usually takes less time than the time spent going ba…

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Sugar: The Sour Truth About Sweet Drinks

What you drink is just as important as what you eat. Sugary drinks such as regular soda, energy or sports drinks, fruit drinks and sweet tea are all just water with added sugar, flavors and colors. Take a look at the amounts of sugar in the…

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30-Minute Exercises Within Your Day

Get moving! Physical activity is as important as eating the right foods. Daily exercise can improve blood pressure and cholesterol, help you manage weight, improve your mood, give you energy, improve your self-image and reduce stress. Any …

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Alabama Stumpage Price Trends (2007–2016)

Timber production is the second-largest agricultural commodity in Alabama. Understanding the factors related to market and price trends is essential for landowners and producers of timber products.
Alabama Timber Facts

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2016

The mission of the Extension Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team is to provide Alabamians with the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the management of natural resources.

Our Fo…

7 min read

Prescribed Fire: Promoting Better Forest and Wildlife Management

In this four-part series, you will learn the importance of prescribed fire for forest and wildlife management. Specific elements covered will be site conditions, weather, and timing.

In 1942, R. M. Canarro, writing in the Jou…

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GMO Food Facts: Bioengineered Crops

Farmers have purposefully changed the genetic makeup of crops since the beginning of domestic agriculture over 10,000 years ago. The variety of food choices we have today is a direct result of past and present methods of genetic modificatio…

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