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
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
A common ingredient in almost 99% of all households is salt, which is cherished for its role in flavoring food. Contrarily, high salt consumption has been linked with a multitude of health issues, such as bloating, hypertension, heart disease, ... READ MORE
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
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
July and August are undoubtedly the hottest months here in Florida. One step outside and you’re already drenched in sweat, wishing you were back inside with some air conditioning. Staying hydrated is key to help prevent dehydration during ... READ MORE
The year 2020 has certainly been one filled with challenges. But unlike the challenges of sickness, social distancing, economic hardships, and hurricanes, the 2020 Peanut Butter Challenge offers helpful, feel-good relief.
Throughout ... READ MORE
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
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