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Regular Open Skate Schedule   Haunted Hallway
Hobbs Municipal Ice Center    Eau Claire Community Center
Oct. 1st 2008 – Mar. 29th     1300 First Ave.
                              Wednesday, Oct. 29th, 2008 from 6 - 8 pm
                                           $ 00
                              Ages 3-6      1. per person

                              Gingerbread House Making
                              Parks and Recreation Community Center
                              Room 203
                              Dec. 6th & 13th, 2008
                              Saturday 9:30 - 10:15 am
                                           $ 00
                              Ages 3-6       6.

                              Sledding Hill
                              Oakwood Hills warming house (no skating)
                              Saturday & Sunday 1 - 6 pm
                              Sledding hill is not supervised. Sled at your
                              own risk!
                              For more information please contact Park
                              and Recreation: (715) 839-5032
                              Online: www.eauclairewi.gov/pr
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                     Fun and Healthy Holiday Recipes
     Roasted Pumpkin Seeds                              Easy White Chili
Ingredients                                  Ingredients
2 cups pumpkin seeds                         5 cups cooked chicken or turkey, cubed
1/4 cup lemon juice                          2 - 10 ounce cans of chicken broth
salt to taste                                3 - 16 ounce cans of white beans with liquid
                                             (White, Navy, Great Northern)
Dilute the salt with the lemon juice         1 Tbsp. olive oil
                                             2 cups onions, finely chopped
Mix in the pumpkin seeds. Keep mixing        2 Tbsp. garlic, minced
together until all seeds are very wet and    1 - 4 ounce can green chilies, chopped
                                             2 tsp. cumin
Place seeds in a glass bowl and put in the   2 tsp. oregano
microwave on very high temperature for       ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
four minutes. Take out and stir them
very well and place back in the              Directions:
microwave for another two minutes.           In a large pot, mix the chicken broth and
                                             white beans. Keep the heat on low.
Keep repeating for two minutes at a
                                             1. In separate pan, sauté onions and garlic
time, stirring in between until they are
                                                in olive oil, until the onions become
roasted (golden brown). Enjoy!
                                             2. Add green chilies to the onion and garlic
            Turkey Burrito
Ingredients                                  3. Add onion, garlic and chilies mixture to
1 8” flour tortilla                             the pot of chicken broth and white
2 ounces leftover turkey - shredded
                                                beans, Stir well.
1 tablespoon chopped red bell pepper
1 tablespoon chopped onion                   4. Add the cubed chicken or turkey to the
1 tablespoon low-fat cheddar cheese             mixture.
cumin to taste                               5. Stir in cumin, oregano, and cayenne
                                                pepper (optional).
Directions:                                  6. Heat until bubbling
Top 8" flour tortilla with shredded             about 10 minutes.
turkey, chopped red bell pepper and
                                                Serve warm with
                                                your favorite
Sprinkle with shredded cheese and               cornbread.
cumin to taste. Broil 3 - 5 minutes until    Four servings.
warm and fold in half.                       Source: cooks.com
Volume X, Issue IV

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Eau Claire Area Childhood Nutrition Coalition
                                                     The Eau Claire Area Childhood Nutrition Coalition is a
715-839-5122                                         collaborative effort between the Eau Claire City-County
                                                     Health Department, Marshfield Clinic, Midelfort Clinic,
Editor: Jennifer Gaal, RD, CD, CLC                   U.W.E.C. Family Medicine Clinic, Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau
Author: Aubrie Wilson, UW-Stout Dietetic Intern
                                                     Claire Area Schools Head Start Program, UW-Extension,
Eau Claire City-County Health Dept.
720 Second Ave
                                                     Eau Claire School District, the University of Wisconsin-
Eau Claire, WI 54703                                 School of Nursing, Western Dairyland Head Start, MOM’s
                                                     Club of Eau Claire, Family Resource Center of Eau Claire and
                                                     interested community members to identify the perceived
                                                     needs of children in our community and to develop a
                                                     strategy for providing professional and community education
                                                     which promotes healthy nutrition and physical activity. For
                                                     more information contact Claudia Cater, Eau Claire Health
                                                     Department at (715) 839-5051.

                               How to Care for Your Breasts
                                   While Breastfeeding

Once you are breastfeeding,                     your clothes, remember to
follow these simple tips…                       change them often. Choose
    Wash your breasts once a                    pads with a soft layer of
    day when you bathe or                       cotton fabric next to the
    shower.                                     skin. DO NOT use pads with
    Use only water and mild                     plastic liners that trap in
    soap. DO NOT use lotions,                   wetness.
    creams, or oils.                            If your skin gets dry, you
    You do not need to wear a                   can use a small amount of
    bra while breastfeeding,                    modified lanolin.
    but if you choose to wear                   If your nipples are tender,
    one for support or                          put a few drops of
    comfort you might want to                   breastmilk on the nipples
    try a nursing bra. Choose a                 after each feeding.
    cotton one that is easy to                  If you have painful,
    adjust and fits.                            cracked, or bleeding nipples
    If you choose to use                        call your healthcare
    breast pads to protect                      provider.
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