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How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

The third and final blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors will cover growing microgreens. Note: growing microgreens is more technical than the previous blogs in the series due to necessary steps that reduce potential health risks.

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

In the second blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors, we’ll be discussing green onions. Green onions, also called scallions, are great for adding flavor to soups, omelets, marinades, and more. We’ll show you how to grow your own green onions in less than 2 weeks!

How to grow your own food indoors, part I: Herbs

How to grow your own food indoors, part I: Herbs

Did you know that you can grow herbs and other edible plants inside year-round? Plants can thrive in the mild temperatures found indoors. They’re also protected from bad weather, pests, and plant-eating animals when they’re grown inside.

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.

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.

Eating Well on The Go

Eating Well on The Go

Let’s face it – fast food happens. We all eat it – some of us more than others. Did you know that while fast food might taste good to our taste buds – it doesn’t do much good for the rest of our body?

Fresh and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

If you’re worried about spoilage, think about buying frozen fruit or veggies – or even freezing your own.  Fruits and vegetables hold up well in the freezer and you can quickly add frozen veggies to soups, spaghetti sauce, scrambled eggs, or hot dishes and no one would ever know they had been stored in the […]

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).