Month: February 2019

Feeding Health: Healthy Heart Recipes

Baked Parmesan-Crusted Fish This parmesan-crusted fish is topped with mushrooms, green onions, and garlic. It’s the perfect heart-healthy meal to cook for a loved one. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, non-fat (grated) • 1/3 tablespoon flour, all-purpose (1 teaspoon) • 1 teaspoon thyme sprigs (leaves removed and crushed) • 4 fish fillets (white fish, 6 ounces each) • 1 medium onion(chopped) • 1 cup halved mushroom caps • 1/2 cup green onions (finely sliced) • 1 cloves garlic (crushed) Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place cheese, flour and thyme in paper bag. 2. Individually...

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10 Heart Healthy Food Items to Donate

Because many of our partner programs at Second Harvest serve at-risk populations, focusing on the distribution of healthy, fresh food is of vital importance. It is a sad truth that heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. Food insecurity only heightens this risk: individuals with low food security have increased incidents of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Second Harvest works hard to promote healthy, fresh food across our service area, and your donations of healthy, nutritious food can help! Ten Heart Healthy Foods to Donate to a Food Drive: 1. Fatty fish such as canned tuna...

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Black History Month: Influential Chefs, Foodies, Historians and Advocates

Bryant Terry Chef, author, educator and activist Bryant Terry promotes a healthy, just, sustainable food system through his writing, recipes and community engagement. He is currently the Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco where he creates programming that celebrates the intersection of food, farming, health, activism, art, culture, and the African Diaspora. His cookbooks include Afro-Vegan and Vegan Soul Kitchen. Learn more about Terry here. Chef Edna Lewis Edna Lewis was an early champion of Southern cooking. She was born in 1916 in the small farming settlement of Freetown, Virginia the granddaughter of...

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Strong Relationships. Strong Neighborhoods. Strong Futures.

This post was originally published by Imagine Forsyth here. On December 6, 2018, four community partners: Age-Friendly Forsyth, Forsyth Futures, Imagine Forsyth and The Forsyth Promise — together representing more than 50 community organizations — teamed up to host The State of Our Collective Impact. The event, designed to highlight community progress through collaboration in Forsyth County and to gather community perspective on the ongoing work, drew a diverse crowd of over 130 — from elected officials and organizational leaders to grassroots community members. Additionally, more than 30 organizations hosted information tables at the beginning of the event to...

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