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What’s the Teal Pumpkin Project®?
The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages people to raise awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season. The steps to participate are:
Provide non-food treats for trick-or-treaters.
Place a teal pumpkin – the color of food allergy awareness –in front of your home to indicate you have non-food treats available.
Display a free printable sign or premium poster from FARE to explain the meaning of your teal pumpkin.
Why is this important?
Halloween can be a tricky time for families managing food allergies. Many traditional Halloween treats aren’t safe for children with life-threatening food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project promotes safety, inclusion and respect of individuals managing food allergies. This worldwide movement offers an alternative for kids with food allergies, as well as other childr...
Fall is here in full swing... well, maybe not so much here in Southern California. But a girl can dream, right? Back "home" on the East coast, it's fall and that means Chili season! Keeping with the pumpkin theme, I'd like to share this healthy, Registered Dietitian Approved recipe from Meal Makeover Moms .
Chili recipes are typically pretty flexible, and this Pumpkin Turkey Chili is no exception. You can add more heat by increasing the spices, use any type of bean that you like, and your choice of toppings can include a variety of things: shredded low-fat cheese, low-fat sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, diced avocado, and fresh cilantro.
Who loves pumpkin spice ANYTHING? Many people can't wait for this time of year to get their favorite flavor infused into anything.... lattes, cookies, ravioli, waffles, cheesecake. But, many of these pumpkin spice treats generally come with a high calorie price tag. So, here is one of my favorite lighter, HEALTHIER, easter on your waistline, but still oh-so-pumpkin-spice-ness recipes to help fill your void and your tummy!
Place all the ingredients (except the pumpkin seeds) into a food processor and blend until smooth. If your hummus is a little thick, thin it out with a little more honey or add a little olive oil or lemon juice.