Hunger Heroes nominations open January 13th!

  1 in 4 kids in Arkansas are at risk for going hungry. The Arkansas Foodbank is fighting every day to help change that. Nominations for our second annual Hunger Heroes Campaign for students from age 5 to 18 from teachers and community members will open on January 13th, so stay tuned!  What is Hunger Heroes? … Continued

National Spaghetti Day

To celebrate #NationalSpaghettiDay we’d like to share one of our favorite spaghetti recipes, from Cooking Matters! Serving Size Serves 5, about 3/4 cup pasta, 4 meatballs and 1/2 cup sauce per serving Ingredients 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti (1/2 (16-ounce) package) 1 small onion 2 cloves garlic 1 large egg 1 pound 93% lean ground … Continued

Cal-Maine Foods Donates 252,000 eggs to Arkansas Foodbank

Last week, the Arkansas Foodbank received 21,000 dozens of eggs from Cal-Maine Foods through the Poultry Federation. “Eggs are an item our clients always ask for, so to have them near the holidays is exciting,” said Eric Shelby, Arkansas Foodbank COO. The President of The Poultry Federation spoke with Foodbank CEO, Rhonda Sanders about the … Continued

Healthy Taco Recipe for #NationalTacoDay

photo by Cooking Matters. Happy National Taco Day! Tacos are one of those perfect foods that can combine loads of tasty ingredients into one portable and delicious package.  There are almost as many ways to enjoy them as there are people that like them! Start with the base – Choosing a corn or whole wheat tortilla … Continued