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EFNEP stands for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.  The logo is in the shape of an apple.  Family Nutrition Program with a picture of an apple, carrot, and coin.

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Don't Let the Holidays Break Your Budget

Don't Let the Holidays Break Your Budget

Holidays often mean special foods and gifts for family and friends. The extra spending can strain your budget.You can gain some budget-stretching ideas by trying this activity. Answer the questions and mark an “X” in the box that applies to you.

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Tips to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Tips to Save Money at the Grocery Store

I’m trying to save money at the grocery store so I have a little extra for gifts for my grandchildren. What do you suggest?

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Try These Strategies to Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays

Try These Strategies to Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays

Holidays usually are not the best time to try to lose weight. Often we are greeted by special treats at every turn. Try these steps to reduce the amount of calories in your diet so you can maintain your weight.

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Turkey Pop-up Thermometers

Turkey Pop-up Thermometers

I bought a turkey with a pop-up thermometer. Do I still need to use a regular thermometer?

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Tips for a Holiday Buffet

Tips for a Holiday Buffet

I'm planning to have guests to my house for a holiday buffet. I know that I need to be careful about safe food handling. Do you have any tips for me?

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Eat Your Veggies!

Eat Your Veggies!

You probably have noticed the leaves turning color at this time of the year. Let nature’s colors be a cue to add more color to your plate, especially dark green and orange/gold vegetables. Many people do not eat enough of the “autumn-colored” fruits and vegetables.

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Using Spices and Herbs Instead of Salt

Using Spices and Herbs Instead of Salt

I would like to start using more spices and herbs than salt when I cook. Can you help?

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Comparison Shopping

Comparison Shopping

Tips to compare brands and get the most nutrition for your money.

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School's In Session: Do Your Grain Food Choices Make the Grade?

School's In Session: Do Your Grain Food Choices Make the Grade?

Children in schools will be having more whole-grain options available in school lunch programs nationwide. Whole grains are healthier options for all of us.

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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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