Category: Fun in your neighborhood

From parks and community centers to cooking classes and farmers’ markets, your neighborhood has endless opportunities for Healthy Family Fun! Search for things to do and places to go that make it easy and fun to be healthy. (See “Search for fun in your neighborhood” on the right-hand side of the screen.)

Spotlight: Jamaica Pond

Hidden in Boston’s Jamaica Plains neighborhood is the stunning Jamaica Pond park. The public park is part of Boston’s Emerald Necklace Conservancy. The main attraction is the 68-acre pond itself. Made from an ancient glacier, Jamaica Pond is the largest

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Fresh recipes to try this fall

Fall is one of the best times to buy fresh and local produce. With the harvest finishing up, be on the lookout for seasonal produce like apples, squash and more when shopping! Cooking with in-season fruits and veggies is a

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5 Healthy After-School Snacks

When the school day is done and the kids are back home and hungry, here are some snack recipes that can power the kids – and you – until dinner. For fueling after school activities Kids these days participate in

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4 Tips for Healthy Breakfasts

During the busy school mornings, it’s easy to reach for sugary cereals, buttery pastries, and store-bought muffins. While these options are better than skipping breakfast, eating a nutritious and well-balanced meal will help fire up your child’s day. Healthier choices

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Boston Summer Eats is in FULL SWING

Boston Summer Eats is in FULL SWING! We officially launched the 2019 Boston Summer Eats Season yesterday at Boston Housing Authority Anna M. Cole Community Center with our partners Project Bread Boston Public Schools YMCA of Greater Boston and our funder Boston Children’s Hospital! There are over

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2019 City of Boston Farmer’s Market Schedules

Farmers markets are a great place to find local, healthy food. The Office of Food Access helps to oversee almost 30 farmers markets in Boston- see their schedules and locations here!

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Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients Serves: Four 6 red or green bell peppers 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 cup fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves 2 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions 1. Preheat oven to 425

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Egg Sandwich with Spinach

Ingredients Serves: Two 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon olive/canola oil 2 whole wheat English muffins, cut in half & toasted 4 flat-leaf spinach leaves Directions Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the oil. After about 1 minute, gently

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Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients Serves: Two 1 cup plain, non-fat Greek Yogurt 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup 1/4 cup sliced fruit such as strawberries, peaches, or apples 1/4 cup blueberries or raspberries 1 teaspoon sliced almonds or chopped walnuts Directions 1. Spoon

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Find Fresh Truck in your neighborhood!

Fresh Truck is a mobile market carrying affordable fresh fruits and vegetables. Their Weekly Market stops at the same place, at the same time, every week, all year round… so check out this schedule & share with a friend to find

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