Thai Red Curry with Tofu and Vegetables

Photo of Thai Red CurryHappy Meatless Monday! This Thai red curry is easy and quick to make. There are so many different ways to make a good curry. When I was creating this recipe I was looking for a good balance between heat and sweet. I also wanted a recipe that had a substantial amount of vegetables to make it a complete meal. This recipe can be made using different seasonal veggies, so feel free to experiment. Continue reading

Students eating more fruits, veggies under new USDA guidelines.

Kids eating fruits and veggiesWith nearly 32 million American students receiving government-subsidized meals every day, getting children the nutrition they need is a priority for schools as well as legislators. In the fall of 2012, revamped school lunch guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) went into effect. Continue reading

Our Broken Food System

Picture of shopping basket A friend of mine from Texas recently posted a photo on her Facebook page and asked “Does this really look like $100 worth of food?” take a look at the photo on the left, what do you think…Does this look like $100 dollars worth of food? The reality is that over 63% of our daily calories¬†come¬†from processed foods, and eating healthier costs about $550 more per year for one person. Continue reading