Chicken Stew

Warm up with the family with this simply delicious stew. Ingredients * 5 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided * 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces * 1 large onion, chopped * 4 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped * 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped * 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon… Read More

It’s Crockpot Time!

Eating Well’s Slow Cooker Cookbook Much more at Eating Well 

Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

Get involved with the #StepItUp movement! Step it Up! Help Make Our Communities Walkable Every Sector Has a Role to Play Individuals have to make the decision to walk. However, the decision can be made easier by improvements to community walkability and by programs and policies that provide opportunities and encouragement for walking. Individuals and… Read More

Having a Happy–and Healthy–Halloween!

For many of us, the start of autumn means enjoying many seasonal favorites such as apple pie, cider donuts, Halloween treats, and pumpkin-spiced…everything! The list goes on and on! Year after year, we start September and the going-back-to-school season with good intentions for staying healthy, only to be tempted by sugar-filled holiday treats. How can… Read More

Healthy Heart Fall Bucket List

Carve pumpkins Roast pumpkin seeds to eat Cook a healthy fall recipe Take a long walk to leaf hunt Go apple picking Get lost in a corn maze Hand out healthy treats to little goblins Thanks for the ideas, American Heart Association!  

Welcome BOKS to Wakefield!

The Galvin Middle School is excited to welcome BOKS to Wakefield. We will be piloting this FREE, before school, fun-filled, fitness-based program in October with the incoming 5th grade class. The program is as successful as the volunteer base we can gather. Please contact Melissa Ellison if you can participate in this amazing program. We… Read More