Live Well Alabama is a SNAP-Ed initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. Live Well Alabama is also a multi-level initiative combining innovative adult and childhood obesity prevention and nutr…
Body Quest Warrior Shining Rainbow has the power to look and feel good inside and out because she eats plenty of colorful vegetables. Vegetables not only taste delicious, but are good for keeping you lean and healthy.
Vegetables are basi…
Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program–Education (SNAP-Ed) initiative. The campaign was developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. The new initiative was launched in early 2017 to…
Live Well Alabama partners with local champions at grocery stores, convenience stores, organizations maintaining vending machines, concession areas, and school environments to make it easy to live well in Alabama. Improvements in product in…
AUBURN, Ala.—The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will benefit many individuals and businesses. While most of the business changes are permanent, many individual provisions will end Dec. 31, 2025.
Dr. Robert Tufts, a visiting professor with t…
Try our Parmesan Garlic Chicken. Serve with veggies or a salad on the side. Helpful hint: To make a cutlet, cut the chicken breast in half to make two thin pieces. Serves 4.
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powde…
Our Family Favorite Tomato Soup has only 40 milligrams of sodium in a serving. Canned soups can have more than 500 milligrams of sodium in a single serving. Serves 8.
3 tablespoons butter
1 medium yellow onion, diced
Try our Sneaky Mashed Potatoes with hidden cauliflower. Can you keep a secret? Hiding vegetables in foods is a good way to get your kids to eat healthy. Shhhh, don’t tell. Serves 4.
3 large potatoes, peeled and diced
Try our Easy Skillet Dinner. Cooking with garlic salt? Try garlic powder for the same great flavor without the added salt. Serves 6.
1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
Serve our Sweet Potato Hash as a side dish with breakfast or dinner to boost your vitamin A, fiber and potassium. Serves 4.
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 cups frozen or fresh bell peppers and onions, chopped
2 medium sweet pot…
A healthy soil includes:
High organic matter content.
Optimal nutrients and pH for plant growth.
Stable soil aggregates to promote water infiltration.
Large population of beneficial organisms.
Just as cover crops provide a natural suppression for soil diseases and pests, they also assist in weed suppression. Weed resistance management has moved to the forefront of research and extension.
Cover crops can have an influence on we…
Cover crops provide a natural soil pest and disease suppression. It can also serve as a mulch to cover and assist in weed suppression.
When considering a cover crop for disease suppression, farmers should consider 3 factors:
Tasty Tacos are a weeknight favorite! Cook extra chicken and freeze leftovers for later. Serves 8.
1 cup cooked chicken, shredded
1 can corn, 14 ounces, drained
1 can black beans, 14 ounces drained and rinsed
1 cup sa…
Try our Grits and Greens recipe. Green leafy vegetables, such as collards, are high in vitamin C, which your body loves. Serves 1.
1/2 serving quick cooking grits, cooked according to package
1/2 tablespoon butter