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Nashville, Ark. – Did you know that Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest day for
U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day? Just as many people are well into their
New Year’s resolutions to get healthy here comes the first obstacle to get in our
To help you score a winning touchdown and stay on track here are eight
winning strategies:1. Have a game plan. Plan a successful defense against food that is high in fat and calories:
2. Size up the opponent.
3. Get in condition.
4. Watch what you eat before the game.
5. Avoid penalties.
6. Keep yourself in the game. Don’t get taken out of the game because of food poisoning:
7. Keep advancing toward the goal line.
I hope you have a wonderful time with your Super Bowl party. Remember, Howard County
4-H will be having a rib sale on Saturday, February 6 starting at 10:30. They will
be set up at the Radio Station in Nashville. All proceeds go toward supporting Howard
County 4-H Youth Educational Programs. You may reserve your order by calling the Extension
Office at 870-845-7517 by Thursday, February 4.
Recipe of the Week
Need a quick dip recipe for Super Bowl Sunday? This dip is super-easy
to make, tastes great and is nutritious. It makes a lot, so be sure you have a large
crowd. It can also be served as a side dish. Consider using multi-grain chips for
1 (16 oz.) jar salsa
1 (15.5 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15.5 oz.) can corn kernels, drained or 1 ½ cup frozen
1 (14.4 oz.) can chopped tomatoes, drained
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or 1 teaspoon dried (I prefer fresh)
½ teaspoon ground cumin
Combine all ingredients in a medium-size bowl. Cover and chill for 30
minutes before serving. Serve with chips or as a vegetarian side dish.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 30 Calories, Total Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Protein
1 g, Total Carbohydrate 6 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sodium 240 mg.
By Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff ChairThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff Chair U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 421 N. Main St, Nashville AR 71852 (870) 845-7517 firstname.lastname@example.org
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