Fighting Hunger

3 Cheap and Easy Recipes for Hunger Action Day

3 Cheap and Easy Recipes for Hunger Action Day

Today is Hunger Action Day.  It unofficially kicks off Hunger Action Month, a nation-wide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger […]

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week Two | Easy Fried Rice Recipe

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week Two | Easy Fried Rice Recipe

This week our lesson at Cooking Matters is “try it, you’ll like it!”  During the lesson we will talk to the kids and their parents about how to develop healthy eating habits, identify whole grains and how to include more vegetables and fruits in every meal.   […]

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One |  Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One | Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe

If you’ve been following Mom’s Bistro for a while, you know I am extremely passionate about fighting hunger in America.  I’m really excited to share with you that tonight, I will be volunteering as a Chef Instructor for a Cooking Matters for Families class over […]

Locally Grown Produce – Delivered!  My CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Box from The Produce Box

Locally Grown Produce – Delivered! My CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Box from The Produce Box

My friends introduced me to The Produce Box, and I will be forever thankful for their recommendation.  They deliver fresh and local produce as well as some special little goodies like locally made cheese, bread, nuts, butters and jams.  Yum.  The Produce Box has a […]

Feed The Need 2013

Feed The Need 2013

Have you ever been really hungry before?  Not just because you were so busy with work or life that you missed lunch, but HUNGRY.  Hunger where you have gone for several meals without food?  Have you ever experienced hunger because you were too poor to […]

Sorting Potatoes!

Sorting Potatoes!

Last night DJ and I volunteered at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.  In lieu of spending a ton of money on each other, and buying flowers that are going to die, D.J. and I decided to give our love to others, […]

Resolutions & Goals

Resolutions & Goals

I started writing this post today, talking about my resolutions, and then I read a friends blog – and he talked about setting goals. This just seemed so much more realistic. So, Greg, I thank you. I talked about some ideas I had floating around […]

Resolutions & Goals

Resolutions & Goals

I started writing this post today, talking about my resolutions, and then I read a friends blog – and he talked about setting goals. This just seemed so much more realistic. So, Greg, I thank you. I talked about some ideas I had floating around […]

Winding Down

Winding Down

Hey Y’all! Christmas came and went in a flash – I blinked, and it was over.  But, Christmas morning was fabulous.  It was Anthony’s second Christmas, but really his first Christmas when he understood that he was getting presents and that he was a good […]

Winding Down

Winding Down

Hey Y’all! Christmas came and went in a flash – I blinked, and it was over.  But, Christmas morning was fabulous.  It was Anthony’s second Christmas, but really his first Christmas when he understood that he was getting presents and that he was a good […]

‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

Hey Y’all! I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Ours was filled with family, and food and love.  We spent the holiday at my father-in-laws girlfriends place with her whole family.  We went over around 1:30, and watched Football, and ate!  Two of my […]

‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

Hey Y’all! I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Ours was filled with family, and food and love.  We spent the holiday at my father-in-laws girlfriends place with her whole family.  We went over around 1:30, and watched Football, and ate!  Two of my […]

Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Recap

Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Recap

Hey Y’all! I am done the Food Stamp Challenge, and I feel like I have been enlightened.  I have learned so much in the past two weeks, and have come so aware of how much I take for granted.  In the past, I would throw […]

Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Days 3 and 4

Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Days 3 and 4

Hey Y’all I apologize for not posting yesterday, as I was uploading this new theme, and working my butt off making it look the way it does.  What do you think of the new theme?  I love it… I’m not going to lie. I am […]

My Interview With Greg At The Telethon

My Interview With Greg At The Telethon

Hey Y’all! If you missed me lived on the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina‘s telethon on September 7, here is the interview of me chatting with Greg, the gracious host!  Watch as he asks me about my participation with the Food Bank, […]

Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Day Two

Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Day Two

Hey Y’all Today is just one of those days.  It is dark and gloomy out and FREEEEEZING cold, and I feel extremely lethargic.  I was pretty sure that I had everything I needed for the week for my menu, and enough to keep me fed, […]