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Delicious Snacks You Can Make Fast And Cheap

On Saturday, August 12, 4-H Volunteers Pat Rodrigue, Pamela Redwine (Extension Agent),  Nicole Folson and Sue Hughes attended the 4-H Volunteer Leader Forum at Mississippi State University.  The ladies enjoyed attending various workshops to help them prepare for the upcoming 4-H program year.  

The next Family and Consumer Science 4-H Meeting will be Tuesday, August 29, at 4 p.m. at the Extension Office. 4-H is free and is open to youth ages 8-18.  To make sure that we have enough supplies, please call the Extension Office by Monday, August 28th, at 675-2730, to reserve your child’s spot.

Healthy You Exercise Classes are free and meet every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 until 9:45 a.m. This is a great time to exercise with a group, meet new people with the same goals as you. Make sure to wear cool, comfortable clothes, good walking shoes and bring some water to drink. 

30 Delicious Snacks You Can Make Fast and Cheap:

Do you tend to come up short on your snacking choices? The grocery store “snack aisle” offers items that are usually filled with empty calories and they are expensive when compared to whole foods. But who has time to think of a bunch of creative snacks that everyone will like? Well, you do now!  Here is a list of snacks that are quick, inexpensive and healthy.

1) Plain Greek yogurt and apple slices

2) Low-fat bran muffin and fruit juice

3) Banana and toasted pecans

4) Cinnamon rice cake and a peach

5) Whole wheat toast and a sliced tomato

6) Waffle square and strawberries

7) Graham crackers and a pear

8) Raisin toast and orange wedges

9) Pita bread and peanut butter

10) Gingersnaps and applesauce

11) Fat free Saltines and vegetable sticks

12) Whole wheat breadsticks and baby carrots

13) Toasted English muffin and skim milk

14) Low-fat banana bread and skim milk

15) Cereal and juice or skim milk

16) Cinnamon toast and berries

17) Bagel and orange smoothie

18) Low-fat corn muffin and berry compote

19) Crackers and Swiss cheese

20) Low-fat yogurt topped with cereal

21) Fat free cheese and a fruit cup

22) Trail mix and grapes

23) High fiber crackers, plain yogurt, cucumber slices

24) Cucumber sticks, carrot sticks and fat free cottage cheese

25) Rice cakes with peanut butter

26) Cut up vegetables with nonfat ranch dressing

27) String cheese and celery

28) Fat free cottage cheese and sliced tomatoes

29) Fat free yogurt and sliced pears

30) Low-fat granola over a microwave-baked apple

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