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Whip It Up Wednesday

Whole Grain Strawberry Pancakes…Yum! For the entire month of April, EFNEP is celebrating strawberries. Come visit our site every Wednesday …

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Spring Art for Kids

Let your imagination grow under the direction of a 4-H volunteer. You will be creating a simple spring art. …

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Whip It Up Wednesday...

Green Chicken Wrap There’s a whole lot of goodness in this wrap. Filled with chicken, avocado, and spinach this wrap …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Shamrocks and Gold Smoothie The Shamrock Shake is a seasonal green mint-flavored milkshake dessert sold at some restaurants during March to celebrate St. Patrick’s …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Spaghetti and Spinach Pesto This pesto spaghetti dish is made with spinach for a unique spin on a classic. It …

Whip It Up Wednesday...

OVEN FRIED CHICKEN No greasy mess to clean up with this chicken! Yes! Chicken provides under-consumed vitamins and minerals and can …

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Whip It Up Wednesday...

Crunch Berry Parfait As Vance & Warren Counties Cooperative Extension collaborates to “Unwind your Mind” beginning in the month of …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken Better than take-out…it’s finger-licking good! Bring the flavor of both sweet and spicy from the oven to …

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Small Farms Week Food Drive

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center in association with N. C. A&T State University is hosting a …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Savory Oatmeal with Egg Breakfast will never be the same. January is Oatmeal Month! Oats are such a great ingredient to …

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Whip It Up Wednesday...

Quiche with a Self-Forming Crust A quick, nourishing, and satisfying meal that can be eaten warm, room temperature, or even …

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