Join the food-board craze with this recipe for veggies and 2 dips | Cooking with Sadie

I just finished a charity cooking event at the NeurodiverseNW gaming convention, celebrating the neurodiverse community in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

I was supporting Aspiring Youth, which has been providing social-skills groups, summer camps, coaching and other programs for children, teens, young adults and their families since 2004. By creating trust and connection, AY helps students as they navigate their social world.

This week’s recipe offering varies a bit because of this and also highlights the cooking craze of making food boards, which I shared with the participants in the cooking demo. Here I create a rainbow veggie board

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Celebrate Easter with a meat or vegetarian Frittata Florentine for brunch | Cooking with Sadie

Easter is a Christian festival that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus three days after he was crucified by the Romans. It is a holiday filled with joy, the colors of spring, festive pastel outfits, egg hunts and bunnies delivering sugary gifts to kids all over the globe — and, of course, the iconic Easter brunch.

I love to go over to my friends’ houses on Easter afternoon because I know the spread will be magnificent. I am never disappointed.

This year, with the holiday falling on April 4, I offer up for your Easter

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Fresh out of the Box bridging healthy food access and healthy food cooking

A year later, Mill Community Ministries is trying a new approach. The non-profit that works to mitigate food insecurity and to foster entrepreneurship and community development has grown its scope during the pandemic – collecting and distributing over 500,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Access is one piece of strengthening food security in a community, said Mill Community Ministries executive director, Dan Weidenbenner, but people also need to know how to cook it.

In January, Mill Communities launched Fresh out of the Box with FoodShare, a new kind of cooking show that both explains the importance of healthy

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