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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Power Pancakes and Waffles

These protein-packed pancakes or waffles are great for meal prep. You can easily double or triple the recipe to …

Kale salad

Kale, Arugula, and Farro Salad

This simple salad is creamy, crunchy, and packed with flavor. Kale gives this salad hearty bulk while the arugula …

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds

Happy National Mediterranean Diet Month! Did you know that two-thirds of chronic diseases can be prevented by lifestyle changes, …


Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles

Looking for a sweet treat? Strawberry season is around the corner, so save this recipe to use up those …

tuna salad

Citrusy Tuna Salad

March is National Nutrition Month! Celebrate by making a recipe from, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This tuna …

Pina colada

Piña Colada

This warm weather definitely makes me want to sit in the sun with a refreshing drink and the wind …

More in My Basket

In Season Produce

Farmers’ Markets are opening back up and it’s time to shop in season. Choosing in season produce is a …

Chicken wrap

California Avocado Super Wrap

This wrap is perfect for a picnic, snack, or school lunch. Pair with fruit or salad for a complete …

Mac & cheese

Mac & Cheese Cups

Kids love mac and cheese, but sometimes eating the same old thing can get boring. It’s fun to switch …

Baked meatballs

Baked Meatballs

Looking for a tasty, crowd-pleasing meal? With lots of social gatherings, food costs can accumulate quickly. Whether you’re making …

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Connect With More in My Basket

A new year means new and refreshed goals. Have you thought about how your financial goals can be reached? …

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Walk-a-Weigh Challenge

What if I told you that there is a simple way to reduce your risk of chronic disease, manage …

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