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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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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?

Is it safe to eat lettuce?

Is it safe to eat lettuce?

You might have heard about the E. Coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada linked to romaine lettuce.

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What’s the deal with sugar? Part 1

What’s the deal with sugar? Part 1

We all know and love the sweet taste of sugar, but what do we really know about the sweetener?

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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).

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.