September 2017 

Get to Know Today's  
School Lunch Program
Whether it is a wonderful memory of a cafeteria staff person or a favorite meal enjoyed with friends, we all remember the time spent in the school cafeteria.
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How Sleep Habits Affect  
Healthy Weight

Too little sleep is linked with both packing on extra pounds and developing Type 2 diabetes. If you think your child gets enough sleep, you may be incorrect. Try these tips to help your child sleep better.



As a quick breakfast, satisfying snack or drinkable dessert, a tropical fruit-yogurt smoothie is quick, nourishing and flavorful.

Just grab three ingredients to make this fresh vegan treat and to cure that chocolate craving.

Warm apples and a crispy topping make this a comforting fall dessert. Leave the skin on the apples for a dose of fiber, and serve with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream or yogurt, if desired.


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Sue Bourque

Nutrition Education Program
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
Barnstable, Massachusetts 02632
(508) 375-6690