Tag Archives: healthy eating

Dinner Tonight – Essentials

Dinner Tonight, a signature healthy cooking and nutrition program of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has just released its first cookbook.  Essentials features more than 100 recipes in categories such as Starters, Five Ingredients or Less, Salads, One Pot/One Pan, simple Side Vegetables, Slow Cooker, Grilling, and Desserts. The Essentials Cookbook encompasses everything that the Dinner Tonight program is about; healthy meals that are quick and easy to create, and that your family is sure to love. All starters, main courses, and desserts include nutrition information along with… Read More →

A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!

Are you interested in improving your health, but not sure where to start?  Do you struggle to afford healthy food for your family each month?  Come learn how to eat healthy on a budget! The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Bosque County and the Valley Mills Public Library are excited to host a healthy living series in October called, “A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!”  The four-part series will be held at the Valley Mills Public Library on October 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 12:00… Read More →

Healthy Eating Habits

Did you set New Year’s Resolutions to create healthy habits?  How are you doing at maintaining those resolutions now that we are six weeks into the year? Old habits die hard. Changing your habits is a process involving several stages. Sometimes it takes a while before changes turn into new habits. You may face challenges along the way, but adopting new, healthier habits may protect you from serious health problems, such as diabetes. New habits may also help you look better and feel more energetic. After a while,… Read More →

A Healthier Way to Celebrate

The holiday season is here!  The festive Christmas decorations are going up around town, and I’m already counting down the days until Christmas. The holidays are a great time of year, but did you know that many Americans gain between one and five pounds each holiday season?  The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is not good on the waistline!  While it may not sound like very much weight, most people never manage to lose the extra holiday pounds. This year, try these tips to maintain your… Read More →