Healthy Fun for Families
Good ol’fashion fun
Activity Idea: Grab a spare pillow case, round up some friends and family and have a good ol’ fashion potato sack race. See which team can make it to the finish line first.
Nutrition Tip: Pumpkins are packed with Vitamin A and many other important nutrients. Canning and freezing are great ways to preserve these healthy foods all year round. For more information on canning and freezing, check out the National Center for Home Food Preservation at http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/.
Recipe: A Healthier Chocolate Cake
1 box chocolate cake mix (or any flavor that you prefer)
1-15 oz. can of pumpkin
- Preheat oven according to directions on box.
- Mix together cake mix and can of pumpkin. (No need for eggs, oil, water-use the cake mix only)
- Bake according to directions on the box.
Sponsored by the Fit and Healthy Coalition with the support of Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital.