Author Archives: Courtney Davis

Packing a Healthy Lunch for a Healthy Student

September 30th, 2017 by

Packing a healthy lunch can help your kids succeed in school by making sure they get the nutrition they need to get throughout the day. Including the five food groups from MyPlate; proteins, vegetables, fruit, grains, and dairy, will help children get the nutrition they need for their brains and bodies to grow. Protein, which […]

Preserve Your Food Safely

April 11th, 2017 by

Don’t Get in a Pickle – Preserve Your Food Safely It’s spring time in Denton County, and our office is being flooded with questions as everything starts to bloom and people move outdoors to prepare their seasonal vegetable gardens. One thing that comes when planting a vegetable garden is an eventual abundance of produce. Canning […]

Get the Facts on Coconut Oil

March 15th, 2017 by

Walk into a local health store or even your local grocery store, and you are likely to see coconut oil. I have program participants tell me frequently how they have purchased expensive jars of coconut oil to use in cooking because they’ve heard about how healthy it is for your body. We even have certain […]

Fathers, Read to your Children

February 14th, 2017 by

One of the things I love most in this world is watching my husband interact with our daughters. Bedtime has quickly become one of my favorite times of the day, simply because I love watching them as they pile in his chair and read a story each night. My girls look forward to this special […]