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How to “Marie Kondo” your refrigerator

How to “Marie Kondo” your refrigerator

  Marie Kondo is the star of the Netflix Series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. In her show, Kondo encourages people to declutter their house by getting rid of unused or unloved items and keeping things that “spark joy. Her method says that by decluttering, people are able to cherish the items that they keep.

Where are your food dollars going?

Where are your food dollars going?

Sometimes we check our bank account and think, “What in the world did I buy?” Food can be an easy place for our budget to slip. Eating out with friends and family has become more common because it’s so quick and easy. Even grocery bills can add up if we are not careful.

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Slow cooker recipes for the whole family

Slow cooker recipes for the whole family

Dust off your slow-cooker and learn how to cook beans and potatoes for all occasions! With less time spent cooking, you will have more time to catch up with your family after a long day.

Stretch your SNAP dollars now

Stretch your SNAP dollars now

Do you receive SNAP benefits? Here in Georgia and across the nation, authorities approved the early release of February SNAP funds. On January 20, approximately 1.6 million Georgians who rely on SNAP to help feed themselves and their families received their February SNAP funds. 

Save Money on Food

Save Money on Food

Eating healthier can seem like an expensive choice, but many healthy foods and dishes can be made on a tight budget! Planning ahead and making strategic decisions can help you make healthier choices while keeping your budget on track.

Meal Planning

Meal Planning

Sometimes planning meals seems like it can take up more time than it’s worth (especially when you’re busy), but planning meals ahead can end up saving you a lot of time in the long run.

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12 goals for a better 2019

12 goals for a better 2019

There’s a lot of pressure to accomplish big New Year’s Resolutions. Instead of focusing on one large goal, what if you broke down each month into a smaller goal?

Five Quick Tips on How to Revive Your Wilting Produce

Five Quick Tips on How to Revive Your Wilting Produce

Do you ever find yourself staring at the drooped, wilted, and overripe fruits and vegetables in your fridge that you paid good money for?

Meal Prepping For The Busy

Meal Prepping For The Busy

It’s difficult to make home cooked meals during the busy work week. When the end of a long day comes around we sometimes find ourselves opting for fast food or snacking on what’s in the cupboard.

How to Stock and Use Your Pantry

How to Stock and Use Your Pantry

Have you ever wanted to open your pantry door and be able to make a healthy, family approved meal from the ingredients you have on hand? Building your pantry up with staple ingredients can give you the freedom to make meals using only the ingredients you already have!

6 Smart Snacks on the Go

6 Smart Snacks on the Go

Packing a nutritious snack ahead of time can help you avoid resorting to fast food when you’re on the go. Here are a few snack ideas that taste great and will give you the energy you need to make the most of your day.

Planning Ahead with Frozen Meals

Planning Ahead with Frozen Meals

Having frozen meals on hand means you are always prepared with a quick, convenient meal. But pre-packaged frozen meals at the grocery store are often expensive and high in unhealthy ingredients like salt and saturated fat.

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Using Beans to Color Me Healthy

Using Beans to Color Me Healthy

We’re 🎵all about those beans, ’bout those beans!🎵 But where do they go on MyPlate? Since beans fall into a unique category, it might be confusing when it comes to preparing a balanced meal. Generally, regular meat eaters will count beans and peas toward their vegetable intake (shown on a MyPlate).

Your Food, Your Choice

Your Food, Your Choice

People make thousands of food choices every day. These choices can be between choosing oatmeal or a sausage biscuit for breakfast, eating out instead of cooking at home, or even putting creamer in your coffee or having it black.