What to do with all those leftovers?

December 04, 2020

Running out of ideas for leftovers? We’re here for you! Read on to find out what you can make, how you can stretch things out, and we’ll double down on food safety.

How about a stir fry? Click here or on one of the links below for a quick, easy, and healthy dinner. Double the recipe and freeze half for a delicious dinner when you don’t have the time. Easier than going to a restaurant!

How about a filling stew to warm you up after a day cleaning the yard? Delicious and easy to make. Have your kids pitch in and you’ll increase their chances of liking it.

Pumpkin anyone? It’s not just for pie. Who doesn’t like chili?

Wash Your Hands!

While we are talking about leftovers it’s important to make sure we’re following food safety recommendations in order to reduce foodborne illnesses. Click on the link below to learn more:

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/safe-food-handling/leftovers-and-food-safety/ct_index

Get Outside

This is the time of year when it can get harder to get outside. Below are some suggestions. And remember, even a short 10-minute walk goes a long way to improving your health. Choose to stay inside?  Put on some music and have your own dance party!

Ever want to try ice skating? It’s a great way to get in some exercise together with your family. Did you know Massachusetts supports ice skating rinks across the state? Click on the link below and find an ice-skating rink near you:

https://www.mass.gov/ice-skating/locations?_page=1

For more information about where to hike, cross-county ski, sledding, and more click on the link below:

https://www.mass.gov/topics/winter-recreation

As always, thanks for stopping by!