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Tip of the Month

  • Pumpkins

     

    Pumpkin isn’t just for pies! Did you know that pumpkins are technically a fruit? Pumpkin is high in beta-carotene just like carrots. This means pumpkin is good for your eyes, skin and keeping you from getting sick! Try a pumpkin bread recipe, or roasting pumpkin in the oven this month.

    Below is a fun cooking video that can be done safely at home with a parent to make pureed pumpkin out of pie pumpkins.

    How to Roast Pumpkin-Heartland

     

    (Video courtesy of Heartland Trails)

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