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Month: May 2020

Infused Water

With the summer months just around the corner, what better way to cool down than with a refreshing Fruit-Infused Water. Use your SNAP benefits to take advantage of the North Carolina in-season fruits and vegetables. For the month of May, strawberries and blueberries are two of the fruits, which are in season. For a complete[…] Read More

Online SNAP-Walmart & Amazon

As previously reported, the USDA has approved the purchasing of groceries online with SNAP benefits. Currently, the largest retailers utilizing this feature are Walmart and Amazon. North Carolinians currently receiving SNAP benefits now have the option to make grocery purchases online. We’ve explored how online shopping works at Walmart so you can know what to[…] Read More

Seasoned Popcorn

Looking for an interesting way to spice up your favorite snack? Try different seasonings! Popcorn is a snack time favorite and can served in a variety of ways to satisfy your taste buds. Why not experiment with different seasoning selections until you find the perfect one. Popcorn seasoning can be added to pre-made bagged popcorn,[…] Read More

Freezer Meals: A simple solution with little clean up.

With our children home from school, our time is divided across many tasks.  Finding time to prepare meals can be more challenging than normal. Now is the perfect time to start preparing those pre-made meals your little ones can easily reheat themselves or can be placed in a crockpot for ease of serving. Making and[…] Read More

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North Carolina P-EBT Pt. 2

As previously reported, North Carolina has been approved for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. This program intends to provide extra help buying groceries for the families whose children normally receive free and reduced lunch at school. The P-EBT supplement will be deposited in two installments and similar to typical SNAP benefits, unused benefits will roll[…] Read More