Today we made Happy Healthy Snacks: Hummus Rice Cake Faces Lemony Hummus Ingredients: 1 Can Chick Peas (Garbanzo Beans), drained – reserve some liquid 1 clove garlic juice of 1/2 lemon (or more, if you like) 1 TBS tahini dash of salt Process together in food processor until smooth. Add some of the reserved… [Read More]
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MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010 ABC 13 came to do a story on us as a lead-in to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution show on the same network: Roanoke Co., VA – A new program is underway at one Roanoke elementary where a group of volunteers is trying to educate students at an early age about the… [Read More]
Today, the first graders at Grandin Court Elementary School made food from the Caribbean! “Beans and Rice” are a staple dish in much of the Caribbean. The beans and rice are cooked together with different seasonings ranging from coconut milk to hot pepper but they are always served together. Together, beans and rice provide a… [Read More]
Today we made Indian Red Lentil Dahl. Dahl is the Indian name for any member of the legume family – lentils, split peas, chick peas, beans, etc. Dahl recipes are traditionally made fairly thick and may be served over rice or with flatbread and a vegetable side dish.A local Indian restaurant, Taza, donated freshly made… [Read More]
One of our volunteers helping a student taste his homemade salsa!
This fall, as volunteers, a friend and I began a plant-based nutrition program for 75 first graders at an inner city school in Roanoke, VA. My friend is a RD and a life-long vegetarian. Together, we have raised money, recruited 15 additional volunteers, and we are writing the curriculum (based on an existing, but out-of-date… [Read More]