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Recipe of the Week: Stuffing NOT From a Box

Sometimes we need tasty food fast, and using a box mix is a great way to save time, but sometimes its fun to make something from scratch for special days. Stuffing (or dressing) is an easy-to-make-from-scratch holiday food! Yes, it is a couple more steps than making a boxed stuffing, but its still easy to… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Stuffing NOT From a Box

Ingredient Highlight, Recipes

Grateful Gobbles // Pear Turkeys

Making Thanksgiving healthy is easy, and fun too! All you need is some fruit, pretzels, chocolate chips, and some creativity! First, grab a pear. Then, pick what fruits you wish to use for the feathers. We used raspberries, grapes, and an apple. Next, slice your pear in half, lengthwise. Place one pear half on a… Continue reading Grateful Gobbles // Pear Turkeys

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Captain CREATES Tips // How Hungry Am I?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! That means we get to enjoy delicious foods like turkey, mashed potatoes, rolls, and pumpkin pie! With so many tasty options, it is easy to eat too much at Thanksgiving. Our tummies might hurt and we may even feel a little sick. That's not very fun, is it? We… Continue reading Captain CREATES Tips // How Hungry Am I?

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Nasaump // Native American Porridge

Around this time of year, it's fun to talk about the pilgrims and what they ate for their first Thanksgiving meal. Native American Indians were the ones who showed the pilgrims the best kinds of food to eat in America. Native Americans were kind and very resourceful. They knew where to find and plant the… Continue reading Nasaump // Native American Porridge

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Happy November // Time for Thanks

November is a month where we can focus on gratitude. Do you know what gratitude means? Captain CREATE says gratitude means we are thankful and happy for the things we have. Being grateful helps us be happier and healthier! When we are grateful, we exercise more, have better relationships with our friends and family, and… Continue reading Happy November // Time for Thanks

Recipes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

Don't let the adults do all the cooking this Thanksgiving! Use your excellent cooking skills to bring something delicious to the table. Below is a tasty recipe that will leave all your family and friends saying "I didn't know vegetables could taste this good!".  For this recipe you'll need brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, garlic, olive… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

Physical Activity

Thanksgiving Fun!

Besides eating a delicious meal, what else do you like to do on Thanksgiving? While you're waiting for the food to be ready, here are five fun activities you could do with your family/friends: (1) Play football or flag football. (2) Take a walk or hike. (3) Run in a Turkey Trot. Go to this website… Continue reading Thanksgiving Fun!

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Happy and Healthy Holidays!

Are you getting excited for Thanksgiving and Christmas? The holidays are a great time to have fun with the family and eat delicious food. Take the poll below! Food is a big part of the holiday season! Give your body the nutrition it needs while still enjoying some of your favorite holiday foods. Check the… Continue reading Happy and Healthy Holidays!