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Many of us feel overwhelmed after a busy day at work and then a meal to prepare. Instead
of going through the drive thru, with a little planning, you can prepare healthy meals
TEXARKANA, Ark. –
Is your life hectic? With everything going on in this world, I think most of us feel
that way. If you are like me, after I leave work, I then must prepare dinner, clean
up and then hopefully have the time and energy for my evening walk. Throw kids in
the mix with their crazy schedules and it is even more hectic. Figuring out what to
make to feed your family, when you feel like you are out of time and out of ideas,
adds to the daily stress.
Family meals at home often get squeezed out and replaced by the drive-thru of a fast
food restaurant. This, in turn, can lead to unhealthy eating habits, poor access to
healthy foods at home, and a higher risk of obesityThere is a solution. Enjoy fast, nutritious meals at home with these 30-minute dinner
These are just a few ideas to get you out of the kitchen in a hurry, yet still provide
your family with a healthy, nutritious meal. With the Farmers Market open, you can
get your fresh produce and herbs to round out the meal. The produce is grown within
a 75 mile radius of Texarkana, so you know it is fresh.
For more information, contact the Miller County Extension Office, 870-779-3609 or
visit us in room 215 at the Miller County Courthouse. We're online at firstname.lastname@example.org,
on Facebook and Twitter @MillerCountyFCS, or on the web at uaex.uada.edu/Miller.
By Carla Due County Extension Agent - FCSThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Carla Due County Extension Agent - FCSU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service400 Laurel Street, Suite 215 Texarkana AR 71854 (870) 779-3609 email@example.com
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