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dehydrated apple slices

Extend the Life of Your Produce: Dry Your Food!

Drying or dehydrating gives you the ability to extend the life of your fresh foods to enjoy later.

Nutrition, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed, Health, Fruit, Vegetable

various meals packed in ziplock bags and stored in a freezer

Preparing Freezer Meals

With a little planning and meal preparation, you can have some healthful meals on hand for time crunches and drop in guests.

Health, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

Canned vegetables on a grocery store shelf.

Shelf-Stable Foods Save Money and Help Families Stay Prepared

January 28, 2019

Stocking canned, dried and other shelf-stable food items can ease concerns over running out of food due to finances or if winter storms prevent travel, explained SDSU Extension Family & Community Health Associate, Rachel Lindvall.

EFNEP & SNAP-Ed, Fruit, Vegetable, Family Finances, Health

Canned vegetables on a grocery store shelf.

Shelf-Stable Foods Save Money and Help Families Stay Prepared

Many people may find themselves feeling worried or concerned about having enough food in their homes. One way to help with these worries and concerns is to purchase canned or dried foods also known as shelf-stable items.

EFNEP & SNAP-Ed, Fruit, Vegetable, Family Finances, Health

an image of a recipe for confetti bean salsa and its nutritional value

Stretch Your SNAP Funds With these SDSU Extension Tips

January 17, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Purdue, authorized the early release of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds. January 20, 2019, more than 93,250 South Dakotans who depend upon SNAP to help feed themselves and their families will receive their February SNAP funds.

Health, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

steaks in a pan with a meat thermometer

Family Food Cent$ newsletters

The Family Food Cent$ Newsletter is published by the SDSU Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) through a partnership with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

Food Safety, Health, Fruit, Vegetable, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

two heart-shaped bowls filled with mixed fruit

Customize Your Calories

Do you know how many daily calories your body needs to function and provide energy?

Nutrition, Health, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

a bowl of chili

Give Leftovers a Makeover

Getting quick, nutritious meals on the table can be challenging for busy families. To make the most of your food preparation time, consider incorporating leftovers as planned-overs. "Planned-over" means planning ahead to buy or prepare amounts of food that give you servings for more than one meal, and then planning ways to use the leftovers.

Food Safety, Fruit, Vegetable, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

Canned vegetables on a grocery shelf.

Using Canned Foods

Is it possible for good nutrition to be available in a can? The answer is yes!

EFNEP & SNAP-Ed, Vegetable, Nutrition, Health

sweet potato fries on plate

Root Vegetables & Sheet Pan Cooking

Stock up on root vegetables in the fall. They’re inexpensive and provide variety to meals when other fresh vegetables are out of season.

EFNEP & SNAP-Ed, Vegetable, Nutrition, Health