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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

10 Tips for Smart Snacking

10 Tips for Smart Snacking

Whether you are a child or an adult, most of us enjoy snacks. Well-chosen snacks can boost your nutrition and keep you energetic at home, work or school.

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July is National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month

Try this quiz if you are ready to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness during hot summer months. "Perishable" means a food will be "go bad" if it is kept out too long at room temperature. We need to keep perishable foods out of the temperature danger zone (40 to 140 F) to keep them safe.

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June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

School's out, so daytime milk breaks have ended for kids. Keep dairy on your menu this summer, but not just for kids. We all need calcium and vitamin D to keep our bones strong, and potassium and protein to keep our heart and muscles working properly.

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3 Tips to Healthier Spring and Summer Celebrations

3 Tips to Healthier Spring and Summer Celebrations

Celebrations often are exciting and memorable times filled with family, friends, and food.

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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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