Let’s Get Moving!

The crisp weather and beautiful foliage this time of year just begs us to get outside and be active. 

There are a lot of options during the fall season to stay busy and enjoy the beautiful weather.  Here are a list of things you can find in your area to do this autumn:

  1.  Walk through a pumpkin patch or corn maze
  2. Go apple picking
  3. Have fun a fall festival or haunted house
  4. Take a hike or walk through your favorite park
  5. Collect colorful leaves or pine cones to do arts and craft or just display
  6. Participate in or cheer at a marathon or 5K.  Here is a link to find one in your area:  http://www.runningintheusa.com/Race/Default.aspx
  7. Fly a kite
  8. Yard work – plant bulbs for spring or rake and jump in a leaf pile!

Try this baked apple recipe – delicious and healthy way to use those apples you picked!

Easy Delicious Baked Apples      (Serves 4)

Ingredients

  • 2 large apples
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees
  2. Cut the apples in half.  Remove the core and seeds with a small spoon or knife.  Place the apples in an ovenproof baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Spoon this mixture into the centers of your apple halves.  Pour water into the baking dish.
  4. Bake apples for 40-45 minutes, or until apples are tender.
  5. Serve warm.  May serve with plain or vanilla yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Nutrition Information:
116 Calories     23g Carbohydrates
3g Fiber      1g Protein

 

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