Busy Lives, Easy Meals and More!

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December 19, 2018
Freeport, IL---Having a busy life, although fulfilling, sometimes makes eating and staying healthy a challenge. Whether you are juggling a busy schedule for yourself or planning around others busy schedules, finding time to prepare and cook healthy meals, can be difficult. However, the busier our lives are, the more important it is for us to choose healthy foods.
Selecting healthy foods will not only help you manage your weight but they also provide your body with key nutrients needed to keep your immune system stay strong and healthy. Staying healthy is a goal that needs to be a priority in our lives. A goal that is can be accomplished with a little planning, a lot of love and perseverance, and a desire to be the best you possible.
University of Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator, Diane Reinhold is partnering with the Senior Resource Center to offer a fun and educational workshop with ideas on how to provide healthy meals for busy lives for all ages! The workshop, "Busy Lives, Easy Meals: Slow Cooker Cookers and More" will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center, 216 E. Stephenson St. Freeport, IL.  
This workshop will cover the benefits of healthy eating in a fast paced world, slow cooker basics, the timing of adding ingredients, the features and designs of various cookers, and of course food safety basics. We will also be sampling recipes and sending you home with great recipes.
Preregistration is required due to limited space, please register before Monday, January 14, 2019.  There is a $5.00 fee to cover the educational session. To register contact the University of Illinois Extension at (815) 235-4125 or visit us online at go.illinois.edu/jsw.
Diane Reinhold is a University of Illinois Extension, Nutrition and Wellness Educator and registered dietitian. For more about upcoming programming on nutrition and wellness, visit go.illinois.edu/jsw or call (815) 235-4125.