Halloween Safety

Oct 30

Halloween Safety

Hey everybody, Tomorrow is Halloween, and we have some OrganWise tips to share with you. Be sure to look both ways before crossing the street and have an adult with you at all times. Try not to eat too much candy, as having to cut short trick-or-treating because of an upset stomach is a real bummer. Don’t forget to say thank you when you get candy. It may feel like...

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Choose to Use MyPlate

Oct 28

Choose to Use MyPlate

We have shared some fun ways that educators can use the USDA’s MyPlate in their classroom setting in the past. Today we are here to share with you The OrganWise Guys MyPlate resources that are available to you, along with a bonus coupon code! Some of you may have received this postcard in the mail recently, but we also wanted to make sure that all of our...

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There’s More to October

Oct 27

There’s More to October

Well hey there, Halloween is this week, and all anyone can talk about is costumes and candy. Amazingly, October has other food to offer besides candy. This month’s Foods of the Month are apples and winter squash. Have you had an apple this week? If not, then you’re missing out on a tasty treat! Have you snacked on some pumpkin seeds? No? Well get to it! Cook up...

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Butternut Squash Pastas

Oct 27

Butternut Squash Pastas

Butternut squash (an October Foods of the Month) can be used to make pastas creamy and delicious without the extra fat or cholesterol from typical cream-based pasta sauces. Butternut squash is naturally low in fat and has more than a day’s worth of Vitamin A, an important antioxidant.  Here are our favorite butternut squash pasta ideas. Great for fall!...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Food Day with your Family

Oct 24

5 Ways to Celebrate Food Day with your Family

Today is Food Day. This is different from food day (which takes place every single day in my house as we are a family that loves food). Food Day (with a capital F and capital D) is celebrated on Oct. 24th every year, to inspire Americans to change our diets and our food policies. Sounds like a big thing for little kids to be involved in, doesn’t it? The more I...

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Halloween Hydration

Oct 23

Halloween Hydration

Hi-ya kids, Walking around the neighborhood? Fun. Wearing a costume? Fun. Walking around the neighborhood while wearing a costume? Even more fun, but it sure can get hot in those masks! That’s why it’s important to stay hydrated while out trick-or-treating. Grab a bottle of water or two to bring with you while you’re out there. Our plan is to drink water every four...

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