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Extension Celebrates Family Mealtime

This month, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is celebrating a tradition that is valuable to people all over the world: Family Mealtime.   I don’t know about you, but this time of year seems especially busy with various sports, clubs, and activities in full gear.  Our hectic schedules can make it difficult to squeeze in time around the table with our loved ones, but family mealtime is well worth it. Eating meals together promotes quality time for interaction between children and adults.  Family dinner provides time to share stories from… Read More →

Mealtime Memories Begin in the Kitchen

A good way to get young children excited about new foods and healthy eating is to get them involved in the kitchen. Young children like to imitate their parents, and this is especially true during meal planning and food preparation. Summer is an especially fun time to get kids in the kitchen and to introduce new fruits and vegetables.  Let your kids pick something at a farm stand or farmer’s market, and then have them help prepare it.  Or try cooking a new recipe together.  The more hands-on… Read More →