8 Food Storage Tips to Make Your Groceries Last Longer

As millions of Americans struggle to put food on the table every day, vast amounts of food are thrown out on a daily basis. In fact, it’s estimated that 30-40% of our entire food supply gets wasted

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3 Ways Your Donation Makes an Impact in Westchester County

Feeding Westchester works hard to make a difference in our community and support our neighbors in leading healthy, happy lives. Assisting people in need has become a bigger feat during the COVID-19 pandemic because many families are facing income loss and are making difficult decisions surrounding work, caregiving, and financial responsibilities. 

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Clean-Plate Club: 8 Yummy Meal Ideas Using Just the Basics

Cooking healthy doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive — and once you get the hang of making your own wholesome meals, you’ll discover new favorite go-to dishes and also become more comfortable getting creative in the kitchen. 

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5 Things You Should Know About Food Waste Recycling

Food waste is a major problem around the world with serious environmental, financial and cultural implications. Perfectly good food gets lost and wasted throughout every stage of the supply chain, from farm to table.

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How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

Let’s face it: Food waste is a massive problem around the world. But just how much food gets tossed, and what can we do about it? Today, we’ll explore food waste in America and discuss some of the small steps that each of us can take to reduce food waste at home. 

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Food Friday: Easy Mexican Quinoa

Welcome back to our Food Friday recipe series! This week, we’re turning our attention toward quinoa—a protein- and fiber-packed superfood. This easy Mexican quinoa recipe can be made in 30 minutes, and it’s packed with veggies and nutrients. 

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6 Surprising Food Waste Facts

Most of us know that food waste is a problem, but you may not realize just how prevalent the issue has become in modern societies throughout the world.  

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Why You Shouldn’t Live by the Term "Expiration Date"

Many of us regularly check the dates on our food products to determine if they should stay in the fridge or pantry, or get chucked. However, if you find food labels to be a bit confusing, you aren’t alone. The truth is that there are no universally accepted dating descriptions, and so there’s a variety of dating terminology used on our food products. 

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How to Grow Your Own Fresh Produce

In the age of thriving farm-to-table restaurant scenes and bustling farmers markets, many of us are interested in becoming more locally minded eaters. One way to take your locavore diet up a notch is to grow your own fresh produce, and Americans are catching on to the perks of gardening. In fact, research indicates that 35 percent of U.S. households now grow food either at home or in a community garden — a 200 percent increase in less than a decade. 

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Food Friday: Avocado Toast

Welcome back to the latest installment of our Food Friday blog series. We believe that healthy eating doesn’t have to be difficult, and with Food Friday, we feature simple recipes that are both nutritious and delicious. So far in the series, we’ve shared eggplant tacos and mango salsa, and today, we’re sharing a new simple, healthy recipe. It’s time to make avocado toast! 

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