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OMG Avocados! And by avocados I mean the 116 or so cases of avocados (2900 lbs.) Fair Foods picked up in the past week. Not only did we have a lot of them, but they were good! And by good, as those who have tried them can vouch, I mean great! I have only seen [...]
Posted on 15 February 2012 | 9:18 pm
With all the greens, tomatoes and onions we get in our $2 Produce Bags, I’ve been eating a lot of salad! One of my favorite “dressings’ is acutally hummus and other bean based spreads. They add a lot of flavor and nutrition to the salad compared to traditional dressings. If you have a food [...]
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 5:08 pm
If you find yourself with an abundance of cilantro from your $2 produce bag, this is a great way use it up! This will keep in the fridge for at least 2 weeks and freezes really well. Add a couple tablespoons to beans, rice, veggies, hummus or anywhere you’d like a little zing. It’s great [...]
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 10:55 am
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 10:47 am
Here’s a simple way to get more greens into your diet! Drink them! For a basic green smoothie you need: 1 frozen banana 2 cups greens (baby spinach, lettuce) or 1 cup baby collards/kale 1 cup water, non-dairy milk or milk Blend until smooth. Make sure to add the liquid to the blender first! [...]
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 10:28 am
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 10:16 am
Roasting is a simple way to bring out the wonderful flavors of your vegetables. Is is a simple technique that works with almost every veggie out there! Toss (or spray with cooking spray) with a bit of olive or other oil and season with salt/pepper or your favorite seasonings. I always add some garlic powder! [...]
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 9:48 am
This simple stew can be served over brown rice, over whole grain pasta or even eaten as is. It is even better the next day and freezes well. You can add some cooked chickpeas or other beans for a hearty, stick to your ribs meal. Eggplant and Vegetable Stew: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil [...]
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 8:51 am
Posted on 6 November 2011 | 8:37 am
Welcome to the Fair Foods blog! This is our first post of what we hope will become a new meeting point for our community. Expect to find everything here from updates and Fair Foods news, to profiles of some of our staff and volunteers, to recipes and food tips. Contact us if you have any [...]
Posted on 24 July 2011 | 12:00 am
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