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A display of produce including red raspberries in a small clear glass bowl, green broccoli florets in a small clear glass bowl, 2 red apples behind the bowls. Does that work?
April 18, 2019 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

I get it. You’re busy. It’s hard to squeeze a lot of fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.

And, if you’re like me, when you hear a recommended number of daily servings, you just want to roll your eyes.

Homemade ranch dressing in a clear glass bowl atop a turquoise blue plate, surrounded by baby carrots, broccoli florets, and grape tomatoes.
April 5, 2019 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

If you’re like me, a full bottle of salad dressing often expires before I can use it all. Plus, ready- made salad dressings tend to be loaded with hidden sugar, salt, and fat.

By making your own ranch dressing, you can control the fat, the flavors, and the portions.

Flanked by two men, a smiling woman holds a plaque next to a free-standing banner sign with photos.
April 4, 2019 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Nutrition, EFNEP

Tabitha McRunnels' career spent teaching young children evolved into one devoted to teaching mothers how to feed their kids nutritious meals on limited funds.

McRunnels is a nutrition educator with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program -- or EFNEP -- in Lee County. She is part of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, which administers EFNEP through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

April 4, 2019 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Nutrition, EFNEP

A nationwide community program that helps limited-resource families learn how to eat healthy and live an active life is celebrating 50 years of nutrition education to Mississippians in 2019.

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program -- or EFNEP -- is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

An assortment of snack foods on a butcher block table top, including a green pear, red grapes, baby carrots, pretzels, pecans, dates, almonds, and trail mix.
March 29, 2019 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Time and money are both precious resources, but you don’t have to sacrifice them to eat healthier foods. Next time you find yourself standing in front of the vending machine at work or dashing into a convenience store for a snack, have a plan! (Photo by Jonathan Parrish/Cindy Callahan)

Success Stories

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About Extension, Beef, Marketing and Business Planning, Rural Development, Food, Food Safety, Health, Nutrition, Rural Health
Volume 4 Number 3

See what's new in Extension: Gather for First Extension Beef-Production Workshop, the Food Factor Goes Digital, Extension Professionals Share Expertise, and Extension Offers New HappyHealthy Program. 

Watch

Rotisserie Chicken April 1, 2018
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 7:00am
Nutrition Rich Muffin Recipe February 11, 2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 7:00am
Veggie Spaghetti | February 5, 2018
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:00am
Daily Calorie Intake January 28, 2018
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 7:00am
Food Diary | January 21, 2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 7:00am

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