Healthier Together Calhoun at May Day

On Saturday, May 5, 2018 the Calhoun County Extension staff and 4-H members provided educational materials and games at the May Day festival. The 4-Her’s were able to share with festival participants recipes and nutrition information, as well as the importance of physical activity and exercise. The day before the…
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Coleslaw

Coleslaw Using Vidalia Onions Ingredients  1 head cabbage, shredded 2 medium carrots, grated 1 medium green pepper, diced 2 tablespoons Vidalia onions, grated 2 cups fat-free mayonnaise  3 packets sugar substitute 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons celery seed 1 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/8 teaspoon white…
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Spanish-Style Green Beans (with Vidalia Onions)

Ingredients 2 cups fresh green beans (washed & ends removed) 1/4 cup Vidalia onion, chopped 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon margarine 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions 1.Cover & cook beans in 1/4 cup boiling water until just tender (about 5 minutes). Drain…
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Healthy Snaps Photo Contest

Healthier Together Calhoun is hosting a photo contest! OFFICIAL RULES This contest is open to residents of Calhoun County. This is a great way to share your photographs featuring someone eating healthy or taking part in a physical activity. The categories are as follows: Students (grades 4-12) – 1st, 2nd,…
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New Produce in the Gardens!

Last week, the raised bed gardens at the Calhoun County Extension office in Morgan were renovated and all new crops were planted! Plants include zucchini, yellow squash, 8 varieties of tomatoes, jalapenos, cucumber, herbs and spices,  lettuce, beets, radish, potatoes, beans, carrots and even some flowers! Our Extension staff and…
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Calhoun County 4-H Vidalia Onion Sale

Vidalia Onions are on sale now from Calhoun County 4-H! 10 pound bags are $10 and can be picked up from the Calhoun County Extension Office in Morgan at 10971 Dickey Street. Check out sweetonion.com for storage and handling information, as well as some great Vidalia Onion recipes!
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Whole Grain Strawberry Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 1 container vanilla low-fat yogurt (6 oz) 3/4 cup water 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 3/4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1 container strawberry low-fat yogurt (6 oz) Directions 1. Heat griddle to 375°F or heat 12-inch skillet over…
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