Preparing Meals as a Family

Preparing Meals as a Family

Dinnertime is such a fun time of day: the kids are out of school for the day, work is over, and everyone is winding down and finally relaxing. Most importantly, it is time to make a delicious, healthy meal for the entire family to enjoy! And the good news is, you...

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Sitting Down for Dinner as a Family

Sitting Down for Dinner as a Family

This month is National Family Meals Month which means it is time to celebrate food, family, and spending time together. Eating meals as a family gives you an opportunity to learn about each other’s day and to spend time with those you love. It can seem hard to set...

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Cooking Together

Cooking Together

It is easy to get lost in the exhaustion of a long day, the stress of household chores, and the shows on TV. Exhausted, hungry and just downright busy – we don’t always have time to cook and eat together as a family. Family meals are so important. It has been shown...

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It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

With so many ways to be healthy these days, it can be overwhelming to decide what’s best for you.  But, you do not have to do it alone. Finding a health buddy within your family or community can make being healthy less overwhelming. It can even make it fun by spending...

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Summer Food Safety

Summer Food Safety

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow the below information for a safe and enjoyable grilling season. Foodborne illness, often called food poisoning, is a common, costly—yet preventable—public...

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Parks, Trails and Health

Parks, Trails and Health

Parks and trails are an important part of a community. They allow all members of the community a chance to enjoy the outdoors and get physical and mental health benefits. Despite research showing the health benefits of physical activity, most U.S. adults and children...

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