Persimmon Bread

Persimmons are delicious, exotic fruits that do more than serve as a sweet and tasty treat; they have a wealth of vitamin and minerals packed inside them, including vitamins A C, E and B6, as well as dietary fiber, manganese, copper, magnesium, potassium and phosphorous. INGREDIENTS SERVINGS 10 – 2 loaves 3/4 cup vegetable oil […]

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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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Meet Stephanie Sokolove

Preface: This interview took place last year. She is graciously hosting this year’s Table of Life Event at her Estate. What a wonderful partner she has been to the Foodbank! Onto the Interview: September 2014 Many of you have heard of the Table of Life Fundraiser that supports the Foodbank’s Feed the Future programs, a sequential series […]

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What is Plant Based Eating? And Why Should I Care?

The environment and its health is a hot topic right now.  Similarly, OUR health is a hot topic right now.  Many of us have seen the warnings… 1. If the whole world lived like we do in the United States, we would need 4.1 earths.1 2. More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. […]

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End Summer Hunger Recipe: Black Bean Guacamole

Black Bean Guacamole Guacamole is a staple summer dip. Perfect for parties, picnics or get togethers! The black beans in this recipe give the guacamole a whole new element of flavor that’s healthy, hearty, and nutritious! Prep time: 10 minutes Serving size: 2 tablespoons Servings: 16 Tastes: 8 Ingredients: 5 avocados, diced 3 scallions, chopped […]

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