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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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Focus On Fruits

Focus On Fruits

At this time of year, you may be enjoying fresh apples from a nearby tree or other fresh fruit available at your local farmers market or grocery store. Try these 10 tips from www.ChooseMyPlate.gov to help you eat more fruits.

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Freezing to Preserve Fruits

Freezing to Preserve Fruits

I have some extra apples and plums that I do not want to go to waste. The last time I froze fruit, it turned brownish. What did I do wrong?

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Fall Fruits and Vegetables

Fall Fruits and Vegetables

These fruits and vegetables are in season and usually are at their best quality and price.

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Increase Your Veggie IQ!

Increase Your Veggie IQ!

At this time of the year, children are heading off to classrooms to learn new skills. We are never too old to learn new things. Learning new vegetable shopping and preparation skills may help us save money and include more veggies on our plate.

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Portion Size Vs. Serving Size

Portion Size Vs. Serving Size

I keep hearing the message that we should manage our portion sizes. Is a portion size the same as a serving size?

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What's for Dinner? Quick and Healthful Meals!

What's for Dinner? Quick and Healthful Meals!

Sometimes after a busy day, preparing a meal may seem like too much work. However, eating out can put a dent in your budget. These easy tips can help you put a meal on the table in minutes and save you money, too.

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Freezer Tips

Freezer Tips

I just bought a freezer. Do you have any tips?

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Advice for Healthy Eating

Advice for Healthy Eating

I’m trying to eat healthier, but I need some advice. I heard about MyPlate, but how do I make that work for me?

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Check Out ChooseMyPlate.gov

Check Out ChooseMyPlate.gov

Nutrition advice has had a makeover. Instead of a pyramid, a plate now shows healthful eating recommendations for fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy.

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Summer Produce

Summer Produce

Spruce up your summer menus with a variety of salads.

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