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Put a Healthy Spin on Game Day

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Fall is in the air, and you know what that means…football season is here! Whether you are tailgating on campus or hosting a game day party at your home, following a few easy tips can ensure you have a fun and healthy game day! Choose game day dishes that offer…
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Go: Leaf Watch Sunset Hike at Ft. Mountain

Ft. Mountain fall leaves

Friday, October 20, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Fall is beautiful at Fort Mountain. Experience the beauty of sunset over the landscape of fall colors with the leaf watch sunset hike. $3 per person, plus parking/park entry fee. Register at the Visitor Center. Space is limited. A scenic drive on Highway…
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Recipe: Apple Pistachio Crisp

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Fruit-based desserts can contribute to making half your plate fruits and veggies. True to their name, Honeycrisp apples are sweet and crunchy, perfectly delicious raw, but also ideal in baking. And their sweetness lends potential to reducing added sugar, as we did with this apple crisp. Bring this to your…
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Nutty Nutrition

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Nuts and seeds are calorie-rich and easy to snack on. The most popular nuts eaten in the U.S. are walnuts, pecans, filberts, hazelnuts, cashews, Brazil nuts, pistachios, almonds, pine nuts, chestnuts and macadamia nuts. Popular seeds include pumpkin, sesame, flax and sunflower seeds.   Nuts and seeds contain many nutrients,…
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Go: Birdwalk & 400 Mile Challenge at FDR

Scenic view of F.D. Roosevelt Park

Saturdays- Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & Oct. 14 FDR State Park  Join Dr. Birkhead for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners.  Check list provided. Meet at the Boat House on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 parking….
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Pecan Stuffed Acorn Squash

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This stuffed squash recipe provides 40 percent of the recommended daily allowance for vitamin C and 15 percent of iron. What’s more, each serving is perfectly portioned inside half the acorn squash so you won’t be tempted to overeat the delicious filling. Serves: 12 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time:…
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Breakfast: The first meal of good health

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When most Americans lived on farms, breakfast was a major meal of the day. Chores often preceded it so stomachs had a chance to wake up before the meal was served. Now many of us just try to grab something on the way out the door or from a fast…
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