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Stay Active with a Scavenger Hunt

December 1, 2023
Looking for a family-friendly activity that will keep your kids entertained and active? Creating a scavenger hunt at home is a great way to challenge your kids while getting to move. All you need is scrap paper, a pen, and some household items. 
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Ingredient Highlight: Pumpkin Seeds

October 31, 2023
As Halloween celebrations wrap up this week, you might be wondering what to do with your leftover pumpkins. While uncarved pumpkins can last for a while as décor, you can also remove the seeds for a delicious and nutritious snack! Pumpkin seeds are a great source of healthy fats, fiber, and other nutrients. Use our recipe below, and add your favorite seasonings for a delicious fall snack.   Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Servings per recipe: 8 Ingredients:
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Pack a Better Lunch

September 26, 2023
Packing a lunch is a great way to save money and eat nutritiously during the work or school day. With a little planning, you can make it a part of your daily routine. Start by asking yourself a few questions.
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Ingredient Highlight: Lentils

August 30, 2023
Today’s blog will focus on one of the most nutritious plant-based protein and carb sources: lentils! One cup of cooked lentils is only 230 calories and provides 40 grams of carbs, 18 grams of protein, and 16 grams of fiber.  Lentils may protect against certain types of cancers, heart disease and other health conditions. The most common types of lentils available in the U.S. are green, brown, red, and yellow lentils. Lentils are available as whole lentils or split versions where the husks are removed. Since whole lentils still have their husks, they take a longer time to cook.
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Try Container Gardening!

May 10, 2023
Why should you garden? Gardening is a great way to exercise, relieve stress and grow your own fresh produce. It is also a great form of exercise since you will be bending down to move plants and twisting around to reach for tools. Spending time in nature can also help improve your mental health. While it will take some time to get your garden started, it can eventually provide you and your family with fresh fruit and vegetables at a lower cost than the grocery store. 
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Breaking Down the Push-Up

March 29, 2023
Exercise is important for staying healthy and you can do it at home without going to a gym! One no-equipment exercise is the push-up, which helps you build strength in your chest, arms, and shoulders. You don't need special equipment - just a flat surface with enough space to move your body. You can use a yoga mat for comfort, but it's optional. When you do a push-up, focus on feeling your arm and chest muscles working.
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All About Tofu

March 6, 2023
Tofu is an important food in many East Asian and Southeast Asian cultures. It is a great vegetarian protein source and is created by pressing soymilk into a solid block. Tofu has a very mild flavor that soaks up seasonings and spices very well. While you can eat tofu right from the package, most people choose to press the tofu of extra water, season with their favorite flavors and cook it to get the tofu a little crispy.
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Write a Better Grocery List

February 14, 2023
Do you need extra wiggle in your budget? Creating and using a grocery list can help! The less time you spend in a store, the less you’re likely to spend. A grocery list can help you get in and out of the store with the food items you need. First, what do you want to cook this week? Plan out a few meals around your weekly schedule. Next, what is in your cupboards, refrigerator, or freezer? Add to or change your meal plan with these food items. Using what you already have on hand will decrease food waste and save you money too.
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10 Ideas to Be Active Indoors!

January 10, 2023
Bad weather doesn't have to stop you from getting in your exercise! The next time the weather has you stuck inside, remember these fun ideas to be active at home.   1. Walk around your home    To pass the time, talk on the phone with friends or family or listen to music or audiobooks.    2. Walk around an indoor public space    For example, you can walk the perimeter of a grocery store or inside a mall.  
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