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Family Meal Time Newsletters (PDFs)

Issue 1: Family Meals Matter 

Issue 2: Make Family Meals a Tradition 

Issue 3: Eat Better - Eat Together 

Issue 4: Family Fun at the Dinner Table 

Issue 5: Improving Family Communications with Family Meals

Issue 6: Learning to Eat Right at Family Meals

Issue 7: Basic Cooking Skills Help Keep Family Meals on the Table

Issue 8: Feeding a Family on a Thrifty Budget

Issue 9: Invite Kids Into the Kitchen

Issue 10: Make-ahead Meals Save Dinnertime Tonight

Issue 11: Promote Healthy Habits for a Healthy Lifestyle

Issue 12: Savor Family Moments

Food & Family

Try These Ideas to Tame Snack Attacks

Try These Ideas to Tame Snack Attacks

“I’m hungry! What’s to eat?” Most of us have thought or heard this, especially after school or work. Well-chosen snacks can keep kids and adults energized for work and play. Consider these snack tips.

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Fun After School Snacks

Fun After School Snacks

My grandchildren come over after school. Do you have any ideas for fun snacks they might like?

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Don't Skip This Meal

Don't Skip This Meal

Quick quiz: What’s the “most important meal of the day”? More than likely you are thinking “breakfast.” If so, give yourself a pat on the back and be sure to enjoy some healthful food for breakfast.

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Tips for Choosing Breakfast Cereal

Tips for Choosing Breakfast Cereal

Buying cereal is kind of confusing. I know some cereals have lots of added sugars. Do you have any tips for choosing breakfast cereal?

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Stretching Your Meat Budget

Stretching Your Meat Budget

My family likes grilled steak, but sometimes my food budget doesn't stretch that far. Do you have any tips?

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Protein Cost Comparison

Protein Cost Comparison

I know that protein foods usually cost the most. What is the difference in cost? My family really likes beef, chicken and pork. How can I stretch my budget and still provide their favorite foods?

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No Time for Breakfast?

No Time for Breakfast?

I know that eating breakfast is important for my family, but we never seem to have enough time in the morning. Do you have any ideas?

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Changes in School Menus

Changes in School Menus

I heard that changes are being made to school menus. What should I know?

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Do kids really need "sports drinks?"

Do kids really need "sports drinks?"

My kids always ask for “sports drinks” even when they are watching TV. Do they really need them?

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Try Container Gardening

Try Container Gardening

Gardening has become very popular, but not everyone has a big backyard to grow a large garden or the time to tend it. If you are short on space, consider container gardening.

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