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What’s In Season Now?

Fresh From Florida! 2015 has officially arrived, and what better way to start the new year than with fresh produce–from right here in Florida! Make sure to get your Fresh From Florida shopping list to know what locally… Read More

Healthy Eating: Calcium

Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth.  Often, we do not get enough in our diet.  As we get older, we… Read More

Quinoa – A Gluten-Free Superfood!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate nutrition guide recommends that Americans consume half of their grains from whole grain foods.  Most people tend to think of whole grain bread, pasta, or oatmeal when considering their options; however, there… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: Jan/ Feb 2014 Issue

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Make 2014 a Healthy Year with MyPlate ♦ New Year’s Resolution for the Whole Family ♦ The Corner Store: Brown Rice ♦ Recipe: Ham and Brown Rice Bowl

Family Nutrition in Action: December 2013 Issue

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Eat and Be Merry with Fruits and Veggies! ♦ Rethink your Drink ♦ Veggie Corner: Tomatoes ♦ Recipe: Mexican Salad Bowl

Family Nutrition in Action: August 2013 Issue

IN THIS ISSUE: Click here to view article… ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ School Meals: What’s for Lunch? ♦ Think Outside the Lunch Box ♦ Veggie Corner: Cauliflower ♦ Cauliflower Mac and Cheese  

Family Nutrition in Action: July 2013 Issue

IN THIS ISSUE: Click here to view article… ♦   Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦   Food Safety in the Sun ♦   Thrill of the Grill ♦   Veggie Corner: Kale ♦   Recipe: “Green Slime” Smoothie and Kale Chips  

Family Nutrition in Action: May 2013 Issue

IN THIS ISSUE: ♦   Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦   SuperTracker Tool ♦   Veggie Corner: Sweet Corn ♦   Recipe: Corn and Bean Medley  

Family Nutrition In Action

IN THIS ISSUE: Lead Your Heart to Health Choose Dark Chocolate Veggie Corner: Cabbage Recipe: Simple Coleslaw

Green Tomatoes: Nutrition, Selection, Storage

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Did you know… Green tomatoes have most of the same health benefits as red tomatoes, with almost the same  of beta-carotene. Fried green tomatoes are a Southern… Read More