Recipes & Blog

By Kelsey Fitzgerald, Reno News & Review: RenoNewsReview.com Statistics showing out-of-control food insecurity in our community are well documented.  Only 29% of Washoe zip codes are reported to have adequate access to groceries, far below the 50% federal recommendation.  More than one in four children in...

Have you ever experienced an uncomfortable fullness or stomach ache after a vacation or night out on the town where you perhaps enjoyed a little bit too many “fun” foods and beverages? Have you ever felt sluggish and bloated for more than a few hours...

Moving out from the dorms and into your first apartment is always a scary situation, especially when it comes to figuring out how to feed yourself without the campus cafeteria. Food prepping is a great way to make a week's worth of food in just a...

Children and toddlers are notoriously picky eaters. A balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, protein, and whole grains is necessary for healthy child development, yet getting a headstrong toddler to eat a balanced diet can be next to impossible. Below are tips and tricks to help children...

When welcoming a new baby into the family, one of the most important decisions to make is whether or not to breastfeed. Because breastfeeding provides many benefits to both mom and baby, most experts highly recommended it. The World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends that...

Here at the University of Nevada, Reno the fall semester is just a little more than halfway over as we enter week nine.  We’ve survived midterms, we’re dressing in layers to keep up with chaotic weather patterns, and we’re kicking up fallen leaves as we...

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Chocolate Pudding (Vegan) - - soy/coconut milk or water, chia seeds, raw cacao powder, dates (pitted), vanilla extract, Combine all of the ingredients in a high-speed blender, and blend until very smooth. Stop and scrape the blender, if necessary, and be sure to taste...

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Loaded Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes (Vegetarian) - - leftover mashed potatoes, scallions (chopped), shredded cheese, large egg, flour, salt & pepper, vegetable cooking spray, sour cream, ketchup, salsa, etc. for dipping, 1. Place the potatoes, scallions, cheese, egg, flour, salt and pepper into...

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Shepherd's Pie (Vegetarian) - - cooked lentils, cloves garlic, yellow onion, olive oil, carrots, stalks celery, button mushrooms, salt, dried thyme, smoked paprika, chopped fresh parsley, corn tortillas, flour, vegetable broth, frozen peas, mashed potatoes, - <ol> <li class="instruction">Mince the garlic and dice...

[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Channa Masala (Vegetarian) - - grape seed oil or coconut oil, white/yellow onion (finely diced), ground cumin, sea salt, cloves of garlic (minced), fresh ginger (minced), fresh cilantro (chopped), fresh green chilies (sliced with seeds), ground coriander, chili poweder, ground turmeric, can of pureed...