What is MOVE?
The MOVE! Program is designed to help Veterans:
What is the right portion size?
With these simple guidelines, you can use your eyes to judge the right portion size.
1 oz of cheese = a domino
1 oz of nuts = a handful
1/2 cup of cooked pasta/rice = 1/2 a baseball
1/2 cup of fruits/vegetables = a computer mouse
3 oz of meat = a deck of cards
If you have a question you would like us to answer, please email Camilla Coakley.
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Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Add pumpkin, water, and raisins. Stir until just mixed. Spoon batter into vegetable oil sprayed muffin cups, filling to just below tops. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until tops of muffins bounce back when pressed lightly. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes in pan. Remove muffins from pan and cool on a rack. Store cooled muffins in an airtight container. Read more >>