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Monthly newsletter covering: expanding your use of spices while cooking, how to reduce sodium, and a delicious vegetable stew recipe packed with herbs and spices!  

Celebrate a World of Flavors

By Aurora Calvillo Buffington, Ph.D. 

Shake the habit! 🧂 Tips to reducing salt and sodium in your diet.

World Salt Awareness Week is March 14 through March 20, 2022. Use the spices featured in our article to ditch the salt!

Vegetable Stew

Thursday, March 17, 2022, is St. Patrick’s Day - enjoy this delicious vegetable stew.
Green chili pepper adds spice and flavor to this potato, corn and summer squash stew!

An EEO/AA institution. This material was funded, in part, by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), an equal opportunity provider.

Buffington, A. 2022, Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-03), Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter

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Bishop, C. 2015, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Fact Sheet FS-15-04
Herbs for Many Uses
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Babbs, C. 2000, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno IP-2000

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