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  • Garlic Smash

    Published on October 22, 2021

    The easiest way to remove the skin from garlic it to SMASH it!

  • Physical Activity Break: Smoothie Shopping

    Published on July 9, 2021

    Join Michigan State University Extension Community Nutrition Instructors Heather Hampel and Angela Tate for a physical activity break! Pretend to make a smoothie now and think about making a real smoothie later!

  • Reduce Sodium with Herbs

    Published on July 2, 2021

    Join Michigan State University Extension Community Nutrition Instructor Kendra Gibson as she shows us how to start a simple herb garden. Learn ideas for using your herbs to help you reduce your sodium intake!

  • RELAX: Alternatives to Anger Success Story

    Published on June 14, 2021

    Michigan attorney Heather Main talks about how MSU Extension's RELAX: Alternatives to Anger program helps her deal with stress. For more information, visit canr.msu.edu/relax.

  • Stretch Break #3

    Published on April 23, 2021

    Join Heather Hampel, MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, for our third and final stretch break in this series. Rotate all three stretch breaks throughout your day!

  • Stretch Break #2

    Published on April 16, 2021

    Add variety to your physical activity by joining Heather Hampel, MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, on one of her stretch breaks!

  • Stretch Break #1

    Published on April 9, 2021

    Take a quick 2 min stretch break with Heather Hampel, MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor.

  • 11 Ideas for Using Spinach

    Published on April 1, 2021

    Have you ever thought about the variety of ways you can use spinach? These ideas might inspire you to add some spinach to your recipe today!

  • Lions Defense Against Diabetes

    Published on March 31, 2021

    MSU Extension is proud to partner with the Lions Club to help fight diabetes in our communities through advocacy, education, resources and specialty clubs.

  • Lions Partner to Fight Diabetes

    Published on March 31, 2021

    MSU Extension is proud to partner with the Lions Club to help fight diabetes in our communities through advocacy, education, resources and specialty clubs.

  • Y Lions Centennial

    Published on March 31, 2021

    MSU Extension is proud to partner with the Lions Club to help fight diabetes in our communities through advocacy, education, resources and specialty clubs.

  • Safe Physical Activity Outside

    Published on March 19, 2021

    MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor Madison Koenigsknecht reminds us how to stay safe while exercising outside.

  • 5 Minute Cardio

    Published on January 21, 2021

    Need a break? Take a 5 minute physical activity break with MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Sandria Graham, right from your chair!

  • Blueberry Muffin in a Mug - Measuring Skills

    Published on November 3, 2020

    Brennan makes Blueberry Muffin in a Mug and shows us measuring skills!

  • The Easiest Way To Dice and Onion

    Published on October 25, 2020

    Onions are tricky to dice. Try our quick method to prevent the tears.

  • How to Cut a Mango

    Published on October 23, 2020

    The easiest way to cut a mango!

  • How to Cut a Starfruit

    Published on October 22, 2020

    Have you ever tried Starfruit? Give one a try! They are an excellent source of vitamin C and a great low calorie snack!

  • Hidden Sources of Added Sugar

    Published on October 22, 2020

    Did you know the World Health Organization recommends eating no more than 6 tsp. of added sugar per day. Added sugars are commonly found in processed beverages and foods. Eating foods with minimal processing means you will be cutting back on sources of added sugars.

  • Show Me Nutrition

    Published on September 29, 2020

    Show Me Nutrition is a nutrition education program for youth, with lessons designed for pre-K through 8th grade.

  • How to: Jump Rope

    Published on September 28, 2020

    When was the last time you tried jumping rope? MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Elaine Palm offers 11 ideas to really get you moving!