Happy African American girl holding 'I'm thankful' sign and looking at camera during Thanksgiving meal with her parents.

It’s Almost Thanksgiving!

It’s almost Thanksgiving! My favorite time of year. Is it yours? Read on to find different recipes to try and activities to explore.

Cook something new!

How about Holiday Roasted Butternut Squash? Not only is it delicious but one serving provides 290% of Vitamin A:

roasted butternut squash

Or, how about Japanese Simmered Squash? The recipe calls for Acorn Squash but feel free to mix it up. Did you know you don’t have to remove the peel from Acorn Squash? Makes meal prep that much faster. Honey Nut and Delicata are two other types of squash that don’t need peeling. Here’s the recipe:


Japanese simmered squash

Looking for something to do with that left-over bread? How about a savory bread pudding? The recipe calls for kale, but you can substitute any type of greens you have. You can do the same with winter or butternut squash. Substituting can keep foods fun and recipes from being boring.


savory bread pudding kale and butternut squash

Looking for something fun to do with your family? Check out some of the great parks in Massachusetts:


park bench in front of a lake
Photo Taken In Boston, United States

Massachusetts has lots of resources for outdoor activities. Start making plans now for when the snow comes. There are lots of ways to stay active and healthy outdoors. From hiking, ice skating, cross-country skiing, and more. Learn more:


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