Blogs & Recipes

Sweet Potato Chili

We all love soups and chili when the weather begins to cool. Sweet Potato chili takes advantage of the in-season potato for a delicious meal. At only $5.19 for the recipe cost, $ 0.65 per serving, you’ll get the most bang for your buck or SNAP dollars with this recipe. Sweet Potato chili gives you[…] Read More

Cabbage Roll Casserole

If you’re looking for a quick and easy meal with seasonal flavor, look no further. This one pan meal is perfect for the midweek madness and is so simple the kids can get involved. Substitute ground turkey for ground beef to achieve a leaner meat option. Add cheese for additional flavor or other vegetable of[…] Read More

Crunchy Kale Chips

It’s officially Fall and the holidays will be here soon. Holiday meal preparation begins now, at least the menu planning! Take advantage of in season fruits and vegetables in North Carolina to plan your meals. Don’t forget, if it’s in season the price will be much lower and utilize less of your SNAP benefits. Kale[…] Read More

Getting Ahead of Holiday Meal Cost

Part 1-Holiday Spices Fall is here and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Whether you’re planning a meal for one or ten, it’s never too early to start preparing. Planning your menu in advance allows you the opportunity to spend smarter, using less of your SNAP dollars. Strictly sticking to your menu items and buying[…] Read More