It’s National Nutrition Month and we honor the culinary imagination it takes to make food go further with what’s on hand. This month, we’re featuring our Carrot Cake Pancakes an example of a way to reduce food waste and provide a fun, nutritious meal.
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Today our Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos took the ultimate test ride: a community tasting with our food assistance partners. Find out how we did!
Turn leftover sweet potatoes and black beans into tortilla soup or a delicious breakfast hash. Leftover avocado adds loads of flavor to a simple salsa. And chili powder can add a kick to almost any meal. Reduce food waste and save money with quick and easy to make meals using leftovers.
Enjoy this delicious, hearty meal in minutes! Quick and easy to make, these tacos are prepared with the simplest ingredients and can be jazzed up with toppings of your choosing. Check out our January the Recipe of the Month.
Recipe cards plus a take home bag of ingredients for a family in need are powerful resources when paired together. The food is nourishment and the recipe card unlocks the power of that food by offering ideas to prepare a healthy affordable meal.
The food bank is hard at work on an exciting new project that will get delicious, healthy, and low cost recipes into the hands of our community. As we anticipate the September 2016 launch of our new cookbook, “Bountiful Bowls”, we’re giving you a sneak preview of what’s to come. Check back often for updates!
The CAFB is gearing up to release a cookbook next summer that will show how the food we distribute can easily become healthy, affordable meals.
The eggplant in the Agency Mart today was the reward reaped from the strong ties he forms with local farmers.
Wellness at the Capital Area Food Bank will always be central to our work and we now have data and systems to know where we need to go when it comes to our food.
The Nationals geared up for the the Harris Teeter Food Drive in the CAFB Teaching Kitchen today with a cooking event.