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Halloween Treats: Making Them Nutritious and Safe

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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

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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

Fuel For the Future with National Nutrition Month®

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February 24, 2023

March is National Nutrition Month® and this year's theme is "Fuel for the Future." So how can we fuel our bodies for optimal health? It can be really easy when you follow these simple tips from MyPlate: 1. Make half your plate fruits and ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Food And Nutrition, Health And Wellness, Healthy Living, National Nutrition Month, Ocextension, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Food Safety During Hurricane Season

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September 23, 2022

With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Featured, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Idalia, Storms

Ghoulishly Good Practices for Halloween

October 31, 2017

From candy to pumpkins to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and adults alike. However, it can pose dangers. To help make this year's trick-or-treat a safe and fun time, follow these simple safety tips complied by the American ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H School Enrichment, Essential Elements Of 4-H, Food And Nutrition, Food Science, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Volunteer Resources

Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings

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August 31, 2017

By Samantha Kennedy , UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased. Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Community, Cooking, Education, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Free, Gardening, General Information, Health, In The Garden Now, Plants, Sustainable Living, Training, Vegetables, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension

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