Experts from the LSU AgCenter’s Southeast Region invite you to read and discuss all things relating to food, family, and fitness. This blog has been designed as a forum for individuals to exchange information, answer questions, and share ideas and other useful resources.
Serving a Vegetable Platter that looks like a turkey is a delicious, nutritious way to incorporate more vegetables into your Thanksgiving feast.
Taught 74 children how to plant, grow and harvest a Henderson Bush Lima Bean.
Quarterly Report April May June 2016
3rd Graders at Hazel Park Hilda Knoff Elementary School in Jefferson Parish participate in the Body Quest curriculum with Karen Marie the SalubriousRD
Learn to make Salmon Patties with 6 ingredients. This recipe features a low fat protein with 110 Calories & 12 grams of protein per serving.
Learn how to make tortilla roll-ups with this recipe video. Youth Lesson # 4 Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole From Pub. 3128
Steps and Hints on how the shop on a limited budget or general budget.
Teaches clients the skills to cut fruits and vegetables safely with the correct tool/knife and, using food safety techniques.
LSU AgCenter Nutrition Minute Video on apples.
Fun at the Farmers Market. Tags: fun, farmers market, fruits, vegetables, learn, taste
Prepare for the Worst & Hope for the Best! . Tags: hurricane preparedness, prepare, foods to stock, be prepared
Creole Tomatos. Tags: creole tomato, red, ripe, grown, farmers' markets, side of road or under bridges, supermarkets
What is the Unwanted BBQ Guest? Listeria. Tags: BBQ, parties, foodborne illness, temperature, bacteria, food
Nutrition Month Tips. Tags: muscle, protein, fat, healthy, carbs, sugar, salt
Winter Health. Tags: winter, flu, cold, hand washing, clothes, flu shot, healthy eating
Food Allergies and Children. Tags: nuts, food allergies, children, diaper rash, wheat, cow's milk
Simple Abundance. Tags: Health, lsu Agcenter, simple abundance, Sarah Ban Breathnach
Blue and Red Foods. Tags: tomatoes, purple potatoes, vitamin C, potassium, anti-oxidants
10 Food Safety Tips to Keep Germs Out of Your Holiday Meal. Tags: food safety, germs, temperature. food utensils
The Challenging Roles of Grandparents. Tags: parents, elders, roles, reminisce, challenging, feelings
It's Pumpkin Time Everyone!!!!. Tags: pumpkin, Halloween, Thanksgiving, cholesterol, fat, sodium, vitamins, antioxidant, beta-carotene
Holiday Turkey Safety. Tags: turkey,holiday,foodborne,illness,safety,food,refrigerator,thaw,temperature
Let’s Be Safe Rather Than Sorry!. Tags: Food safety
From brown rice to basmati rice: A guide to the healthiest types of rice. Tags: basmati, brown rice, fiber, jasmine, rice white rice, whole grains
Making Celebrations fun, healthy and active. Tags: parties, healthy, physical activities, festive, moving, healthier recipes
Energy-boosting foods to keep students alert and focused. Tags: back to school, students, snacks, energy-boosting foods, energy, fatigue, depression, fiber, protein, whole grains
Orleans SNAP-Ed Rocks. Tags: SNAP-Ed,Orleans,healthy,MyPlate,happy,me,guide,obesity
A New Concept for Raising Children - Co-parenting. Tags: values, children, couple, divorce, parent, father, mother, outcomes
Trick or Treat Where Treats Don't Have to be Candy. Tags: Halloween Treats Halloween candy
Building a MyPlate Healthy Sandwich. Tags: lunch boxes, MyPlate, sandwich, healthy, grains, vegetables and fruits, proteins, dairy
30 MyPlate Steps to a Healthier You. Tags: 30, MyPlate, Steps, veggie, broil, fruits, stationary bike
Bean There Done That. Tags: beans, bean, red beans, nutrition, protein, my plate, dietary guideline, healthy lifestyle, meat and beans
Get Ready, Get Set.............Stop!!!!!. Tags: SoFAS
Make your plate look like a Pro. Tags: professional chef, create, planning, plating, color, texture
Stay hydrated with these refreshing summer foods. Tags: hydration, dehydration, watermelon, cucumber, berries, peppers
A Cool Summer Treat. Tags: fruits,frozen,nutrients,calories,vitamins,hydrate,benefits,digestion
What about Watermelon?. Tags: summertime, watermelon, nutrition, lycopene, summer, fruit
Back to School May Also Mean Back to Bag Lunches. Tags: back to school, bag lunch, food safety, lunchboxes
It’s a SNAP. Tags: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, snap, snap-ed, lsu agcenter, nutrition, my plate, food stamp program
Celebrating our Parents. Tags: fathers, parents, homeless, fatherlessness, facts, adopted, foster
What's in season for the summer in the dark green and orange. Tags: dark green, orange, apricots, carrots, collard green, okra
Pair these superfoods for some major health benefits. Tags: fats, vitamins, combine foods, superfood
Start Walking Now. Tags: physically,active,health,benefits,aerobic,walking,steps,heart,disease,guidelines,lifestyle
Quench Your Thirst. Tags: Nutrition, Water
Asparagus. Tags: vegetable, asparagus, vitamins B, B6, A, steamed, blanched, pureed, grilled, chopped
Eat cool to stay cool this summer: Foods to keep your body temp down. Tags: cold soups, fruit, gazpacho, spicy food, summer, summer foods, vegetables, watermelon
Brain Talk part 3. Tags: mind, study, research, generation, magnetic resonance, transfusion
The New Vacation is a "Staycation". Tags: vacation, family, staycation, fun, inexpensive
May-Month for Mothers. Tags: Health Screenings
Top 5 egg-cellent ways to reinvent breakfast. Tags: avocado, breakfast, brunch, eggs, healthy food, kale, quiche