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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, March 15, 2012 Page 5 I I Recipes by Mildred Hdbert t MARINATED PEA SALAD Cool Whip mixture alternating 3/4 cup vinegar the layers ending with crushed 3A cup sugar cookies on top Refrigerate over- 1 tbsp. water night. 1 tsp. salt tsp. pepper CORNBREAD CAKE 1 can small peas, drained .4 large eggs Russell County Unit' s+Extension news Texas A&M. Using remote conferencing technology, he will make his Beef Outlook Present- ation from College Station. Don't miss this exciting op- portunity to hear one of the na- tion's best agricultural econo- mists! Everyone is invited to the annual meeting of the assoc- iation. If you have sold cattle on any state graded sale, VQA sale, orthe Virginia Cattlemen's Tel- O-Auction in the last year, you are automatically a member. Dinner will be served, so please call the Extension Office to let us know that you are coming (276-889-8056)! Donna Meade - Family and Consumer Science It's National Nutrition Month! Remember to Use the Nutrition Facts Label March is National Nutrition Month, bringing healthful eating and positive nutritional choices to the forefront for Americans. With nutrition top-of-mind, the U.S. Food and Drug Admini, stration reminds you about a simple tool to help you make informed food decisions! It's called the Nutrition Facts Label, and you can find it on all packaged foods and beverages. The Nutrition Facts Label lets you know exactly what you're eating and serves as your guide for comparing foods and making choices that can affect RUSSELL COUNTY CAREER & TECHNOLO6Y CENTER SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING IT IS NOW TIME TO APPLY FOR THE 2012-2013 LPN CLASS. APPLICATIONS CAN BEPICKED UP AT RCCTC MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY FROM 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM. WITH 240 GRADS BOARD PASS RATE your long-term health. Start Today And Use it Forever! You're likely hearing a lot about nutrition during the month of March. But while the Nu- trition Facts Label is a tool you can start using right now the best news is that you can continue to use it every time you shop for food. The Nutrition Facts Label serves as your guide in several ways. And once you get started, you'll see how easy "label reading" really is. The Nutrition Facts Label shows the calories per s~rving. Keep in mind that 100 calories in a serving of food is moderate, and 400 calories is high. The label also lists the number of servings per container. It's quite common for a package of food to contain more than one serving -- so that means that if you eat two servings (or more) of that food, you are getting two (or more) times the number of cal- ories and nutrients that are listed on the label. The Nutrition Facts Label is also your tool to track nutrients. The Percent Daily Value (shown as %DV) gives you a framework for deciding if a food is high or low in a particular nutrient. This is helpful for nutrients you are trying to get more of,(such as calcium and Vitamins A and C), as well as for the ones you are trying to get less of(like sodium, total fat and cholesterol). The %DV recommendations are bas- ed on a 2,000-calorie daily diet, and each listed nutrient is based on 100% of the recommended amounts for that nutrient. There is an easy rule of thumb to fol- low when comparing nutrients: 5% DV or less of a particular nutrient means the food is low in that nutrient, and 20% DV or more means it's high! Start using the Nutrition Facts Label today and you'll be in the know about the foods you are choosing Identify serving size, check calories per serving, and monitor nutrients - especially the ones you are trying to get less of, like sodium, total fat and cholesterol. That's how you can compare foods and make the nutritional choices that are best for you and your family. For more information about the Nutrition Facts Label and to obtain materials visit: Eating Healthier and Feeling Better Using the Nutrition Facts Label; Food Label Helps Consumers Make Healthier Choices; Nutrition Facts Label Programs and Materials; http://www.fda.gov/Food/NewsE vents/ConstituentUpdates/defaul :.htm. - " 2 CVTimes Deadlines: Editorial copy birthdays, anniversaries, press COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN 4 PM FRIDAY, releases,calendar items, weddings, etc.) 4 p.m. Monday Advertising (classified and display) 12 noon Tuesday Provided by the Russell County Extension Office Your Russell County Unit of the Virginia Tech and Virginia State Extension Division~Corn- elia Estep, Scott Jessee, Donna Meade and Bill Worrell presents this week's Extension News. Our office is located on 131 East Main Street, Lebanon, VA. Che- ck out our Virginia Tech Public Website Address: www.ext.vt.edu/ Extension Calendar of Events: March 15: Abingdon Feeder Cattle Association's Annual Meeting, Southwest Virginia 4- H Center, Abingdon March 17: Southwest Bull Test Station "Open House" Hillwinds Farm, Dublin, VA from 1 to 4 pm March 24: Virginia BCIA Bull Test and Bred Heifer Sale, Wytheville 12 noon April 3: Corn Production Meeting If you need information about any of the listed events, please call the Extension Office at (276) 889-8056. Scott Jessee - Agriculture Abingdon Feeder Cattle Association's Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting of the Abingdon Feeder Cattle Assoc- iation will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 6:30 pm at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Center in Abingdon. Our guest Speaker will be Dr. David Anderson from EARN YOUR your home and neighborhood," said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation. "Dog- woods have showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries that will attract songbirds all winter." The flee trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting, between March 1 and May 31, with enclosed planting instructions. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Arbor Day Foundation mem- bers also receive a subscription to Arbor Day, the Foundation's bimonthly publication, and The Tree Book, which contains infor- mation about tree planting and care. To become a member of the Foundation and receive the free trees, send a $10 contribution to Ten Free Dogwood Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE .68.410, by March 30, 2012. Or join online at arborday.org/March. Hey kids! Become a Star Reader Children can become Star Readers at the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library. Stop by the library and pick up a reading log. Read 50 books and you will become a Star Reader! Get your picture in the paper, win a prize and have your picture put on our wall of Star Readers. For more information about this program stop by the library, or call 276.762.9702. 1 (12 oz.) Cool Whip In a blender, grind the pecan sandies and set aside. In a bowl, cream the cream cheese, pow- dered sugar and butter. Set ingredients aside. In a large bowl, mix vanilla pudding and milk. Next fold in the Cool Whip. Finally fold in the cream cheese mixture. In a bowl, place the crushed cookies and then the 1 regular size can tomatoes, diced salt and pepper to taste Cook beef, onion and pepper until tender. Place in baking dish. Pour beans over meat. Then pour tomatoes .over beans. Mix thin cornbread batter and pour over mixture. Bake 400 for 30 minutes or until bread is done. Stop for any school bus loading or unloading children! 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