WANT EVEN MORE HEALTHY IDEAS FROM SHAPE YOUR FUTURE?
Shape Your Future Connects Oklahomans to FREE, Helpful Resources for Healthy Living
OKLAHOMA CITY, JULY 6. 2020 – With summer in full swing, why not spice it up and keep things healthy with some fun ways to eat better and get more exercise? Shape Your Future, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), is a reliable source for free, healthy ideas to transform your summer.
From barbeques in the backyard to Fourth of July activities, we all look forward to summertime. Shape Your Future wants Oklahomans to know that just a few small changes can support healthier choices to summertime traditions without sacrificing the taste or the fun. Shape Your Future has delicious, low-cost and healthy recipes for summer, as well as activities and games to keep your family active.
Here are a few of the great resources available:
- Delicious BBQ recipes
- Kid-friendly downloads for games, activities and fun
- Sweet, healthier summer dessert recipes
- Fun family activities guide
- Fourth of July activities and recipe download
- Exciting backyard BBQ activities download
Trying just one new recipe or physical activity this season can be a great first step towards a healthier lifestyle.
“We can still enjoy the summer while taking it in a healthier direction,” said TSET Executive Director, Julie Bisbee. “Trying a traditional side dish with a new, healthy twist can increase the nutrition of your cookout celebration. Adding in physical activity with a summertime-themed scavenger hunt can get your kids outdoors, active and having fun. These are just a few small ways to increase your healthy habits, and TSET’s Shape Your Future health education campaign makes it easy to work healthy choices into your busy summer schedule.”
Healthy quick tips and swaps from Shape Your Future to improve your summer:
- Make delicious popsicles with real fruit
- Try using whole wheat pasta in your favorite pasta salad
- Get your heart rate up with outdoor games and physical activities with your kids
- Stay hydrated with fruit-infused cold water
- Check out your local farmers market for Oklahoma-grown fruits and vegetables
By shaping up traditions and creating healthier habits, Oklahomans can reap the benefits long after the summer’s gone. For more fun, healthy tips and ideas, visit shapeyourfutureok.com