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Social Marketing Connects Alabamians in Meaningful Ways

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY17 Annual Report. 

Alabama Extension at Auburn University SNAP-Ed developed an original, creative, and engaging social marketing initiative to reach its target audience through social m…

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Spend Less, Save More at the Grocery Store

Do you ever wonder how some people do it—how they spend so little money at the grocery store each week? You can do it too! Here are a few easy ideas for saving time and money at the grocery store.
Plan Your Meals

Take time on the we…

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Posts, Tweets, Pins Encourage Healthier Lifestyle Choices

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…

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Live Well Recipe: Parmesan Garlic Chicken

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.
Ingredients
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

1/2 teaspoon garlic powde…

1 min read

Live Well Recipe: Family Favorite Tomato Soup

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.
Ingredients
3 tablespoons butter

1 medium yellow onion, diced

2 c…

1 min read

Live Well Recipe: Sneaky Mashed Potatoes

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.
Ingredients
3 large potatoes, peeled and diced

1 10…

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Live Well Recipe: Easy Skillet Dinner

Try our Easy Skillet Dinner. Cooking with garlic salt? Try garlic powder for the same great flavor without the added salt. Serves 6.
Ingredients
Cooking spray

1 pound lean ground beef or turkey

1 medium onion, chopped

garlic powd…

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Live Well Recipe: Sweet Potato Hash

Serve our Sweet Potato Hash as a side dish with breakfast or dinner to boost your vitamin A, fiber and potassium. Serves 4.
Ingredients
1/4 cup vegetable oil

2 cups frozen or fresh bell peppers and onions, chopped

2 medium sweet pot…

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Live Well Recipe: Tasty Tacos

Tasty Tacos are a weeknight favorite! Cook extra chicken and freeze leftovers for later. Serves 8.
Ingredients
1 cup cooked chicken, shredded

1 can corn, 14 ounces, drained

1 can black beans, 14 ounces drained and rinsed

1 cup sa…

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Live Well Recipe: Grits and Greens

Try our Grits and Greens recipe. Green leafy vegetables, such as collards, are high in vitamin C, which your body loves. Serves 1.
Ingredients
1/2 serving quick cooking grits, cooked according to package

1/2 tablespoon butter

Salt a…

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