Food Bank Recipes: Canadian Gold Edition

Wow. What amazing Olympic Games we had. And how proud are we of our 221 athletes?! We were well represented, and we walked away with fistfuls of hardware, including 10 gold. With Sochi behind us, we look forward to February 28th, which is not just the last day of the month, but also Yukon Heritage Day. So this recipe for Yukon Gold Potato Soup seems very appropriate (and delicious). As always, most of the ingredients can be found in a food hamper or purchased very inexpensively at dollar stores or other discount stores. This makes this dish filling, frugal, and perfect for that last stretch of winter. Continue reading Food Bank Recipes: Canadian Gold Edition

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Eating Seasonally: Winter Fruits and Veggies

Grocery stores are wonderful for providing nearly all produce year round. For those of us dealing with short growing seasons, this means access to delicious fresh food any time of the year. We have regular access to sweet peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, mushrooms and apples, just to name a few. Continue reading Eating Seasonally: Winter Fruits and Veggies