Day of Fasting

Yesterday was the national day of fasting — a fast in opposition to the proposed federal budget cuts to nutrition assistance and other safety net programs. Unfortunately, I didn’t make it all day without eating, but I did eat substantially less than I usually do. Even making it to lunch without eating wasn’t easy. But… Read More »

2011 Freshy award

Freshy Awards

Guest post by Juan M. Orozco, Food Stamp Outreach Coordinator: At the 11th Annual CalFresh Forum in Sacramento, Solano County received the “Best PAI in Class-Medium County” award for providing food stamp benefits to eligible low-income residents. California Food Policy Advocates presented the “Freshy Award” to honor individuals and organizations, such as the Food Bank… Read More »

Healthified Oatmeal Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies

Weekly Challenge Recipes

Cookies for breakfast?  Of course! We promise not to tell your inner-child that it’s actually a nutritious way to jump-start your day. Healthified Oatmeal Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies source: 86% less sat fat • 71% less sodium than the original recipe—see the comparison. Finally, give into your cravings and enjoy a peanut butter and… Read More »