Try this delicious take on chicken, potatoes, and vegetables. If you are looking for changes, substitute carrots with the bell peppers or try sweet potatoes instead of red potatoes. Serves 4.

Love grilling? Try the Live Well Half Veggie Burger recipe. Combine lean ground turkey or beef with canned pinto beans for tasty backyard burgers that will help save your budget. Serves 8.

Many people prioritize skin protection when spending time outdoors, but skin damage from UV rays and free radicals can occur inside too. To help keep skin healthy and radiant, avoid free radical damage in the first place and prioritize a comprehensive skin care routine, even when indoors.

Beauty can be deceiving, especially in the garden. Invasive species of plants are often pretty or ornamental. Whether homeowners purchase a plant or it shows up like a weed, an invasive species can quickly become a problem. Protect the garden and avoid allowing invasives to take root.

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Keep the flavor but cut down on the fat and sodium with this oven-fried chicken recipe. A welcome addition to your next family meal or potluck.

When purchasing seeds in the store, there is a general trust that what is on the packet is what will grow. Various sellers offer almost any seed the heart desires on online “yard sale” websites. But can buyers trust these online “yard sale” seed purchases?

Veggies are wrapped in foil and cooked on the grill for an easy side dish to your cookout. Don't have a grill? This recipe can also be made in the oven.

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In spite of the bad weather, 25 boats launched from Roland Cooper State Park Saturday April 24th for the 4th annual Selma Area Food Bank Bass Tournament Fundraiser. Tournament Director Jebb Harrison said he was very pleased with the turnout.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – From jams and jellies to muffins and cookies, selling certain food items from the home is an option for many Alabama residents. However, the process may be more complicated than people expect. For home business owners, there are several precautions they must take in…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Creepy, crawly and just plain weird. Every now and then, a phenomenon occurs in tomatoes, strawberries and other various fruits and vegetables that may look like a maggot infestation. However, these things are not maggots. These squiggly sprouts inside the produce a…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - In anticipation of enjoying summer vegetables, gardeners often plant too early causing them to struggle. In Alabama the often-warmer temperatures in late winter and spring can fool gardeners into planting too soon.

I’m not sure what it is about a big ol’ pot of chicken and dumplings, but sometimes there’s just nothing that fills your stomach and warms your soul quite like it. It’s got to be one of my favorite comfort foods. And while there are plenty of shortcuts out there (and y’all know I love a shor…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. —Composting is often associated with the hot, summer months. Contrary to popular belief, composting is a process that continues through every season in Alabama, whether in a backyard bin or a woodland forest. Composting year-round diminishes waste sent to landfills, a…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—A popular New Year’s Resolution is to create a healthier lifestyle throughout the upcoming year. Doing some exercise and making healthy food choices can be part of a healthy lifestyle. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - Winter bulbs serve as remedy to the winter blues until spring. However, what if the bulbs simply refuse to bloom? For those who planted winter bulbs and have yet to see results, Lucy Edwards, an Alabama Extension home grounds, gardens and home pests regional agent, …

Many people think that diabetes just has to do with managing your food intake. Managing your foods, especially carbohydrates, is very important, but diabetes affects every part of a persons’ body, including the feet. Preventing complications is the goal of good diabetes management.

This fudgy brownie tart might be the first thing on my wish list this year. Clothing trends change and new technology eventually wears old, but chocolate remains one of the few simple pleasures that never goes out of style.

As we head into 2021, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the holidays. However, the new year is always a great time for a reset, so alongside those new devices, consider adopting some new digital habits.

Hunters Helping the Hungry has provided more than a half-million pounds of ground venison to those in need in Alabama, and the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) is encouraging hunters to make a special effort to donate harvested deer to the program during the Martin Luther K…

When I was growing up, Mom made cabbage quite often. It was cheap and we all liked it a lot. I remember she would always cut out the core and leave it for Dad and me. And while it’s not like we would eat the stem, we would race to see who could get to the core first. We both love the crunch …

Christmas has come and gone and for the majority of Dallas County residents as well as others, our thoughts have turned to the New Year. While looking at social media posts, it is clear that lots of people are ready to put this year to rest.

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While the white-tailed deer rut has come and gone in a few areas in Alabama, hunters in the majority of the state are dealing with the December doldrums, waiting for the breeding season to begin in earnest.

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This week’s column is a taste of the Midwest. My good friends Andrew, Shawn and Mason inspired this particular edition. It is so intriguing to me how vastly different food flavors can be just 1,000 miles away.

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Hurricane Zeta made her presence felt all across our county and the Black Belt region last week. Many of us lived for days without power. Having no power may have caused you to lose food to spoilage and now you have a bad odor in your refrigerator. So now you are no longer worry about food s…

Give your home a warm and cozy vibe this fall with a few DIY projects that are sure to add seasonal cheer to any space. Whether you’re looking for a rainy day activity to keep kids busy or searching for affordable décor options, these fall craft ideas are a great place to start -- all you ne…

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(StatePoint) Football season is here (sort of), and for many, tailgating is a main event. While there will be nothing traditional about tailgating this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t grill delicious food and enjoy a few beers before game time in the comfort of your own backyard or driveway.