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Let's Harvest Apples for Good Health

Let's Harvest Apples for Good Health

Apples often are used as the symbol for health for good reason. Eating more apples as part of an overall healthful diet may help lower our risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer and even asthma, according to some studies.

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How Much Should My Kids Get for an After School Snack?

How Much Should My Kids Get for an After School Snack?

My kids are always ready for a snack after school. How big of a snack do they need?

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Apple Peanut Butter Nachos

Apple Peanut Butter Nachos

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.

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Make Your Own Home-canned Condiments (FN1861)

This handout provides a collection of research-tested condiment recipes, including barbecue sauce, ketchup, taco sauce, pickle relish and pepper rings.

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Jerky Making: Producing a Traditional Food With Modern Processes FN580 (Revised)

Jerky is a nutrient-dense, convenient and shelf-stable meat product that has grown in popularity world wide. Derived from the Spanish word “charqui,” which describes dried meat strips, jerky may be produced using a combination of curing, smoking and drying procedures. Traditionally jerky was made by the use of sun, wind, and smoke from fires as a way to Jerky is a nutrient-dense, convenient, shelf-stable meat product that can be made from just about any type of raw meat ingredients. Its name is derived from the Spanish word “charqui,” which describes dried meat strips. Jerky is produced using combinations of curing, smoking and drying procedures.

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It's Zucchini Season!

It's Zucchini Season!

Many people have bumper crops of summer squash, such as zucchini, crookneck and straight-neck types. One-half cup of summer squash has just 10 calories. Summer squash has vitamins C and A, potassium and other vitamins and minerals. These are some ways to use zucchini on your menu.

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Encourage Kids to Become Good Veggie Eaters

Encourage Kids to Become Good Veggie Eaters

We have lots of great fresh vegetables available, but my kids usually avoid them. Do you have any tips?

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Taco Summer Squash Boats

Taco Summer Squash Boats

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.

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Enjoy Some Garden Fresh Veggies!

Enjoy Some Garden Fresh Veggies!

Have you tried any vegetables from a garden or farmers market this month? Invite kids or grandkids to help you select, harvest and/or prepare them. Try these interesting ways to enjoy early season lettuce, radishes and green beans.

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Safe Foods for Picnics

Safe Foods for Picnics

What are some foods that are safe to bring on a picnic? We won’t be cooking anything at the site.

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