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spreme grilled sandwich
This Supreme Grilled Cheese Sandwich offers a twist on the traditional version by including vegetables.
October 3, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Every now and then we all could use an upgrade. Well, here’s a great twist on a classic grilled cheese sandwich. The vegetables give the sandwich a little crunch, which kicks it up a notch!

A mixture of vegetables.
The CDC recommends eating two to three cups of vegetables each day. (Photo by Canva)
September 30, 2022 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Food and Health, Nutrition

The holidays are coming up and we all know what that means. Food, food, and more food! During these festivities, it’s important to remember to eat your vegetables, too.

peach salsa in a bowl
This sweet peach salsa is a refreshing change from savory tomato salsa.
September 19, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Fruit salsas are fabulous and can add even more dimension to the flavors of your dishes. Try this peach salsa with fish, chicken, or pork.

Bowl of Greek Island Salad
This Greek Island Salad is packed with protein and you will not have to heat up the kitchen.
September 2, 2022 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Food, Nutrition

I really enjoy eating Mediterranean style food and this tasty, protein-filled salad with Greek seasoning is perfect for me.

four jars of banana pudding overnight oats
These overnight oats are a stress-free, high-protein start to your morning.
August 12, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Do you need a grab-and-go breakfast but want to skip the fast food? Overnight oats are a great option.

Success Stories

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Agriculture, Forages, Community, Rural Development, Food and Health, Health, AIM for CHangE, Nutrition
Volume 7 Number 3

Extension/Research Professor Named Co-Investigator on $1 Million Grant

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program recently announced a $1 million research and education grant. 

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4-H, Commercial Horticulture, Healthy Homes Initiative, Food and Health, Health, Coronavirus, Nutrition
Volume 7 Number 2

Extension Brown Bags flying off shelves in DeSoto County

Mississippi State University Extension agents in DeSoto County are partnering with public librarians throughout the county to distribute Extension Brown Bags to members of the community. Extension has offered a range of educational programs at these libraries, so joining with them to expand the giveaways was a natural choice.

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4-H, Food and Health, Food, Nutrition, Lawn and Garden, Vegetable Gardens
Volume 7 Number 2

Mississippi fresh chef

4-H’er’s recipe appears in national cookbook

When Sydnee Thompson found out the National 4-H Council was putting together a cookbook, she decided to submit one of her family’s favorite recipes.

A woman in a grocery store holding a blue basket filled with produce like leafy green lettuce.
Health and Wellness, Food and Health, Food, Health, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition
Volume 1 Number 1

Eating Healthier, Living Better

With a business to run and five active children, Alberta Cheval never spent much time in the kitchen.

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4-H, Health and Wellness, Family, Nutrition
Volume 7 Number 1

Extension continues educational efforts despite pandemic

Serra Beth Greenlee takes a lot of classes at her local Mississippi State University Extension Service office in Alcorn County. When she saw the Walk-a-Weigh program would be offered virtually, she signed up.

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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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