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​Harvest of the Month:
October


Pumpkin & Pear

 
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 Recipes to Try!

Pumpkin Curry Soup with Peas 

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Soup is another great way to include beans/legumes in your lunch box, with a good old fashioned thermos. And Dr. Oz says soup for lunch is a great way to maintain a healthy weight. So, as the days cool down, warm up with delicious, nutritious soup for lunch! 

INGREDIENTS 
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 
1/4 cup chopped onion 
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree 
1 (14-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk 
2 cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 - 3 (or more if you like) tablespoons curry powder 
1 cup peas and/or black beans 
Pumpkin seeds and chopped cilantro for garnish (optional) 
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

PREPARATION 
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. 
Add chopped onion. 
Cover and cook until softened, 5 minutes. 
Stir in 1 tablespoon of the curry powder and the pumpkin puree, then whisk in the broth until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons of the maple syrup and season to taste with salt and pepper. 
Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
Next, stir in the coconut milk and peas/beans.
Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and cilantro for garnish. 
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Visit www.leanandgreenkids.org for more information!



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Island Students kicking off our Mileage Club Program! Way to go!​ 9/2/16



 
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