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​Harvest of the Month:
 
 
 
October 
 
 
 


Pumpkins and Pears
Pumpkin (beta carotene/phytonutrients) & Pear (fiber), alternates available​
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 Recipes to Try!
 
 
 Pumpkin and Curry soup 
 
 Pumpkin Curry Soup with Peas 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 get 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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