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Meals in Minutes - Feature Stories
June 2012 Issue
“Miss Beffie, can I be your assistant today?” As Beffie Morse unpacks her car, a young woman asks this question and several others emerge from a condominium in north Athens to help carry supplies inside. There are plastic tubs full of bananas, rice, canned vegetables and graham crackers—everything Morse needs for today’s class. During the next hour, Morse will show these women how to make two recipes—Famous Fried Rice and Amazing Banana Pudding—as part of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) offered by UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Athens-Clarke County Extension Office. Through a series of weekly classes, EFNEP shows clients how to prepare healthy and inexpensive meals in 15 minutes or less. Above, Beffie Morse prepares to make Famous Fried Rice for a class. Morse is a paraprofessional with EFNEP, a program that encourages participants to eat healthier by choosing more fruits and vegetables and using ingredients like fat free plain yogurt. Today’s recipes …
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