A Stronger, Healthier Region

It’s March, and we are officially one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. Wow! That’s a sentence I never thought I would write. Rather than look back at the year that […]

BBQ Tips

As the weather warms up, barbecues are a tasty way to enjoy the outdoors, time with friends and family, and great food. Kelly Hall, our Registered Dietitian, demonstrates some fresh […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Our Registered Dietitian, Kelly Hall, put together two recipes that highlight fresh flavors and ingredients. Celebrate this Thursday and all through summer with these fresh and flavorful dips. They’re perfect […]

National Bean Day

Wednesday, January 6th, is National Bean Day! Beans are a great source of fiber and protein, and they’re very versatile, so it’s easy to find a way to include them […]

Pumpkin Pudding Parfait

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed after planning a whole Thanksgiving meal, then this easy dessert will save you time and stress. This pumpkin pie parfait has all of the flavor […]

Apple Month Recipe

October is National Apple Month, so our Registered Dietitian, Kelly Hall, put together a recipe that’s perfect for this time of year. Braised Apples and Cabbage is a colorful, tangy addition to […]

Happy World Food Day!

Friday, October 16, is World Food Day, a day to stand together against world hunger. Our Dietitian, Kelly Hall, has put together some simple recipes from around the world for […]

The Recipe Card: September 2015

We talked to clients from Irvington, IL to get their favorite recipes for some of the produce items we distributed that day. With produce items like potatoes, onions, bananas, apples, […]

Easy Black Beans and Rice

For National Rice Month, we’re sharing an easy rice and black beans recipe. This recipe is great for a side dish, and by adding a protein, it works well as […]

Quick and Easy Chicken Salad

It’s National Chicken Month, and we’re celebrating with a classic favorite. With only five ingredients, this makes for a fast, versatile chicken salad. Eat it on a sandwich, with crackers, or […]