Raspberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Antioxidant-packed raspberries paired with buckwheat flour make a terrific-tasting, health-promoting breakfast. Raspberries are in season from July to October; pick up a box of freshly picked raspberries from the local farmers market and use this recipe for your brunch inspiration. Ingredients: 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking […]

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Nutrient Dense Holiday Foods

HOLIDAY TIPS: TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NUTRIENT DENSE HOLIDAY FOODS We are all familiar with the holiday season routine: attending parties and  gatherings with family, friends, and colleagues and splurging over the never ending dinner table. When holidays are finally over, we cross our fingers  and nervously step on our bathroom scale  hoping we only gained […]

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New Nutrition News and Tips to Resume in November

Hello Readers! Here’s what’s going in in October at the Foodbank, and boy it’s a busy month! Launching programs across the county (Food Literacy in Preschools, Kids Farmers Market, Teems Love Cooking, Diabetes Impact Group) Preparing for our Foodbank Partners Summit at La Casa De Maria in Montecito Oct 21st Preparing for our Impact Departments […]

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The BEET: Meet Rhianna King, RD

Rhianna King is a clinical registered dietitian at Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, and works with cancer patients at the Mission Hope Cancer Center to provide appropriate nutritional counseling, information and recommendations. She currently serves as the Clinical Nutrition Manager at Marian. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University in 2009 with a […]

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The BEET: The Power of Fruits and Vegetables

  Fruits and Vegetables in the News We’ve all seen the news that eating fruits and vegetables helps us in all aspects of our lives. It seems like every day, studies emerge linking fruit and vegetable consumption to overall health and vitality like below:     Fruits and Vegetables are linked to reducing your risk […]

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