Sunday, November 6, 2011

27th recipe Cinnamon Oranges

Cinnamon Oranges

This simple dessert works any time of the year, but its flavors will be the best and brightest in the winter when oranges are at their peak.

4 servings
Cinnamon Oranges Recipe
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  • 4 navel oranges
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. With a sharp knife, remove rind and white pith from oranges. Cut each into 5 or 6 slices and arrange on 4 plates. Whisk together orange juice and lemon juice, sugar and cinnamon. Spoon over the orange slices.


Per serving: 86 calories; 0 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 22 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 3 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 258 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (150% daily value).

26th Recipe Thermos-Ready Smoothie

Thermos-Ready Smoothie

:  October/November 2005
A protein and fiber-rich drink to go.

1 serving
Thermos-Ready Smoothie Recipe
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  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup silken tofu


  1. Combine berries, banana, apple juice and tofu in a blender; blend until smooth.


Per serving: 288 calories; 3 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 62 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 7 g fiber; 33 mg sodium; 539 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Protein, fiber, potassium, calcium, vitamin C, antioxidants.
Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2
Exchanges: 4 fruit, 1/2 medium-fat meat

4th Activity Healthy Challenge Scavenger Hunt

Go on a scavenger hunt in your own house. You can do this with a friend, a sibling, or a parent and hunt for the items. Listed below is a sample of a scavenger hunt. You can leave the list up on your computer screen as you search for each item. As you complete each task, come back to the computer to read the next item on your list.  You can make it a race and see who can finish the list fastest by using a stopwatch or a clock to time yourselves. You can modify this list to look for things in your yard.  No matter what you do, you will be getting some exercise while having fun.
1. Touch 2 tissue boxes
2. Get in and out of bed (with covers) 5 times
3. Touch your mailbox
4. Grab a spoon from the kitchen and bring it back to the computer
5. Point to a healthy snack in the refrigerator, like fruit or vegetables
6. Touch every doorknob in the house as fast as you can
7. Find a food in your pantry or refrigerator with less than 100 calories per serving (check the nutrition label)
8. Find 3 red things in your house, bring them to the computer
9. Find 3 different soft items like a bath towel, bed sheet and t-shirt, bring them back to the computer
10. Grab the remote control and bring it to the computer
11. Touch 2 soap containers or bars
12. Grab your pillow and bring it to the computer
13. Touch your tube of toothpaste
14. Find any book or magazine and bring it back to the computer
15. Touch your hair brush or comb
16. Find a roll of tape and bring it back to the computer
17. Touch a CD, radio, or MP3 player
18. Touch a clock
19. Find a pair of socks and put them on
20. Get a plastic cup and bring it back to the computer
21. Touch a phone
22. Touch 3 light switches
23. Touch a window
24. Find a picture, poster, or wall art with the color blue in it and point to it
25. Bring a stuffed animal back to the computer
26. Grab a DVD and bring it back to the computer
27. Touch the laundry detergent
28. Touch a plant (real or fake)
29. Give someone in your house a hug
30. Run into every room in the house and jump twice
31. Sit down in 3 different chairs
32. Walk around the kitchen table
33. Find a ball and bring it back to the computer
34. Touch a canned food item in your pantry
35. Grab a towel from the kitchen and bring it back to the computer
36. Point to 2 trash cans in your house
37. Find a plastic bag and bring it back to the computer
38. Grab a hat and bring it back to the computer
39. Touch your shampoo bottle
40. Touch the kitchen sink
Remember to put everything back when you finish!

Have fun! Sarah

Saturday, November 5, 2011

3rd Activity Build Up Jumping Jacks

Hello those in the computer universe. I am here to tell you about a fun, safe, and easy activity. That you can do with your family. It`s called build up jumping jacks. First you start with jumping up and down. after, you have done that five times you add in the arms. Next you ad in the legs. Then after that you minus the legs. Next the arms. At the end you will jumping up and down again. When you have done all that you have done one jumping jack. A note to parents with toddlers. This is a great and safe way to burn off their energy. By the end they will be begging for a nap.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

5th, 6th, and 7th ActivitiesEating Health

So you want to eat healthy, what does that mean? Do you know about the different food groups? Well here are some links to some fun games that help you to learn about the different food groups. Check them out then come back to our blog for more fun, games and information.

My Plate Matching Game

Food Pyramid Blast off Game

Food Pyramid Hoorah 4 Health