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Heart-Healthy Foods for Valentine’s Day: Love Your Heart!

Elizabeth Shephard, Family and Consumer Science Agent with UF/IFAS Brevard County
February 7, 2024

Valentine's Day! A day full of love, hugs, and... chocolates? Well, this year we're giving a twist to the Valentine's menu. Instead of the regular heart-shaped candies, how about we fill our plates with foods that are actually good for our hearts? ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Avocado, Berries, Food, Food And Nutrition, Health, Heart Health, Nuts, Salad, Salmon, Whole Grains

New Year, Resolutions, and New Habits: Setting Realistic Goals in 2024

Elizabeth Shephard, Family and Consumer Science Agent with UF/IFAS Brevard County
January 11, 2024

Happy 2024! As we usher in a new year, many of us are pulling out our resolution lists and thinking about eating in a healthier way. However, with so much information out there about nutrition, it can be overwhelming. But fear not, for we ... READ MORE

Category: , Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Food, Goals, Health, New Year, Resolutions
Different colored bell peppers cut out as a jacolantern

Halloween Treats: Making Them Nutritious and Safe

Elizabeth Shephard, Family and Consumer Science Agent with UF/IFAS Brevard County
October 6, 2023

Hello, Spooky Season Enthusiasts! October is here, and you know what that means: pumpkins, costumes, and lots of treats! But wait, should treats only mean sugar-laden candies and chocolates? This Halloween, let’s aim for treats that aren't ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Creating Fun Foods, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Preparation, Food Safety, Nutrition
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Celebrating National Cooking Day: The Magic of Cooking at Home

Elizabeth Shephard, Family and Consumer Science Agent with UF/IFAS Brevard County
September 6, 2023

September 25th marks National Cooking Day, a perfect time to reflect on the joys and benefits of home cooking. While only some might be culinary enthusiasts, many of us have embraced our inner chef more than we would have expected. I understand ... READ MORE

Category: , Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Emotional Health, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Preparation, Food Safety, Nutrition, Relationships

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