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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

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Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children

My kids try to avoid vegetables, but I'm working on encouraging them to try some new vegetables. We have a community garden near us. When can we start planning?

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Try These Tips to Banish "Mindless" Eating

Try These Tips to Banish "Mindless" Eating

Many people set goals to eat better or lose weight starting on Jan. 1 only to give up on those goals by February. Did you know you can make some simple changes to reach your goals more easily?

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10 Tips to Stay Active This Winter

10 Tips to Stay Active This Winter

When cold winter temperatures keep us indoors, what can we do to stay fit?

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Practice Portion Control this Holiday Season

Practice Portion Control this Holiday Season

I tend to overeat during the holidays. Do you have any tips to help me enjoy the special foods but manage my portions and calories?

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Turkey Leftover Ideas

Turkey Leftover Ideas

We always enjoy a traditional turkey for Thanksgiving, but we get tired of it before we eat it all. Do you have any ideas?

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Freezer Friendly Recipes

Freezer Friendly Recipes

NDSU Extension Service provides step-by-step instructions to prepare tasty Oven Baked Chicken Strips and Teriyaki Chicken to save time and money.

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Let's Have a Picnic During July, National Picnic Month

Let's Have a Picnic During July, National Picnic Month

Enjoying food in the great outdoors is a fun part of summer and makes memories for family and friends. Make picnics healthful and safe with these tips.

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Stock Your Vehicle with Healthful Snacks

Stock Your Vehicle with Healthful Snacks

We are going on a little road trip this summer. Every time we stop to fuel our car, my kids ask for treats at the convenience store. What can I do?

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Do You Know How to "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle"?

Do You Know How to "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle"?

March is National Nutrition Month, and that's a great time to take steps to develop a healthful eating plan as we move toward spring.

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Tips to Help Children Eat More Veggies

Tips to Help Children Eat More Veggies

My preschool and elementary-age children love fruit, but I have a hard time getting them to eat their vegetables. Do you have any tips?

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