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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End Summer Hunger Recipe: Summer Fun Fruit Kebabs

Summer Fun Fruit Kebabs   Super fun summer recipe – Fruit Kebabs! These kebabs are made with peaches, strawberries, plums and bananas. Also the dipping sauce is a divine combination of cream cheese and honey. Prep time: 30 minutes Serving size: 1 kebab Servings and Tastings: 12 Ingredients: 3 fresh peaches, washed, pitted and quartered 3 fresh plums, […]

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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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The BEET: Heirloom Tomato, Peach, and Basil Summer Salad

At the Foodbank, we pride ourselves in teaching others the importance of and value in preparing seasonal recipes that nourish our body. And late Summer time is all about sweet and juicy tomatoes and peaches. The sweetness of the peach perfectly balances the acidity of the tomato, and lucky for us, they are both in […]

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Butter Lettuce Nectarine Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup walnuts 5 cups butter lettuce or any type of lettuce 2 ripe nectarines, pitted and sliced 2 tbls bottled raspberry vinaigrette dressing Directions Add walnuts to a skillet placed over medium, high heat. Toast nuts until they start to deeply brown in spots and smell fragrant. Set aside. Wash and dry lettuce […]

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Colorful Kale Salad

Prep time: 10 minutes Serving size: 1 ½ cups Servings: 3 Tastes: 6 Ingredients 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon each salt and black pepper 4 cups finely chopped kale, tough ribs removed 2 cups finely chopped red cabbage 2 cups grated carrots 2 apples, grated with peels […]

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