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How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

Blanching is the process of boiling or steaming vegetables for a short period of time in order to stop the “aging” process of vegetables. [1] This method of quickly cooking vegetables inactivates the enzymes that break vegetables down over time.

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Summer Nights At Home

Summer Nights At Home

This summer may look a little bit different than most, but that does not mean that it has to lose its spark. There are still plenty of activities for all ages that can be done right in the comfort of your home… or maybe in the backyard! Here is a list of ideas for the […]

Class Is In Session… At Home!

Class Is In Session… At Home!

Did you know that you have the opportunity to receive nutrition education from the comfort of your home?

Food eTalk in 4 Easy Steps

Food eTalk in 4 Easy Steps

Looking for ways to keep learning from the comfort of your home? Our eLearning modules are recognized nationally as being a sound source of nutrition and healthy lifestyle information.

What’s in your fridge? Making food last

What’s in your fridge? Making food last

Stretching how long your food lasts and preventing food waste is important. It can also help prevent the money you spent on the food from going to waste. Here are a few ways you can help your food stay fresh.

GA SNAP recipients will get maximum benefits in March, April 2020

GA SNAP recipients will get maximum benefits in March, April 2020

On March 23rd, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced that SNAP recipients will receive maximum SNAP benefits in March and April. [1] The change in benefits is due to the recent impact of COVID-19 on Georgians.

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Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Eat Right, Bite by Bite

March is National Nutrition Month! When you make small purposeful changes in fueling and treating your body, you will eventually see meaningful results. Here are three small shifts to get started:

Spice up your Leftovers

Spice up your Leftovers

Imagine you cooked way too much baked chicken, rice, and steamed broccoli for dinner on Monday. How do you spice up the leftovers so you don’t get bored by Tuesday?