Author: Sana Farooqui

Peachy Green Smoothie

This simple smoothie is a perfect pick-me-up any time of the day! Firstly, blend together peaches, bananas, spinach, and yogurt. After that, add coconut water and a dollop of almond butter. Finally, throw in some mint for extra flavor! What’s

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Winter Activities in Boston

There are still a few weeks before winter ends, but have hope – spring is right around the corner! In the meantime, bundle up, get out of the house, and take advantage of these free activities around town. It’s a

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Delicious Soups and Stews to Keep You Warm!

During the cold winter days, sometimes all you need is a good bowl of stew to warm you up. Easy to make and fun to slurp, try a soup recipe for dinner during the weekday! The best part: you can

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Health Center Spotlight: Brookside Community Health

Brookside Community Health center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! This busy health center serves more than 11,000 people annually from the surrounding Jamaica Plain community. Brookside Community Health is operated by Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The center offers different

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Types of Processed Foods – What Should You Avoid?

It’s always better to eat fresh foods as much as possible. However, fresh fruits and vegetables may not always be available –especially in the winter time. Instead, you might cook frozen spinach – which is actually considered processed! Frozen foods

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Using Traditional Foods with Oldways

Eating healthy doesn’t mean leaving behind traditional flavors or cooking bland food. Every cuisine can be nutritious! According to Oldways, traditional diets are actually ideal for good food and good health.   Oldways is a Boston-based food and nutrition nonprofit,

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Valentine’s Day with Healthy Family Fun!

Are you planning on staying in this Valentine’s Day? Try this delicious dinner menu, inspired by Healthy Family Fun recipes! Recipes are linked below. Tomato Basil Soup Cucumber Pomegranate Salad Mediterranean Chicken Pasta Stuffed Peppers Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries Cranberry Spritzer

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Budget-Friendly Family Events in February

Don’t let the cold keep you inside this month! Bundle up and attend one of these fun, budget-friendly family events around town: 1. Lunar New Year Celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts Date: February 1st 2020Location: Museum of Fine

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Budget-Friendly Events in January 2020!

It’s a new year and a new start! With the holiday season over, it feels good to be settling back into schedule. Take a break from your routine and enjoy one of these family-friendly events happening around Boston! 1. Skating

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4 Hearty Baked Dishes for the Winter

The cold winter days are the perfect time to cook something hot and filling to fuel the family up. Casseroles and baked dinners are an easy option for hearty dinners. Baked dishes are also great for busy families; simply toss

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