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Live Well Recipe: Squash Casserole

Try this Squash Casserole with Saltine Crust recipe! Take a trip to your local farmers market this summer while squash is in season. Serves 8.
Ingredients
Cooking spray

6 medium yellow squash, sliced

1 yellow onion, chopped

Salt …

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Live Well Recipe: Half Veggie Burgers

Love grilling? Try our Half Veggie Burger recipe! Combine lean ground turkey or beef with canned pinto beans for tasty backyard burgers that will help save your budget. Serves 8.
Ingredients

2 cans pinto beans, 14 ounces each, d…

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Live Well Recipe: Quick Stir Fry

Try our recipe for Quick Stir Fry! Super easy and a great way to add veggies to your diet. Save money by stocking up on canned and frozen veggies when they go on sale.  Serves eight.
Ingredients

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 clove…

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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 …

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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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