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Mexican Favorites for Cinco de Mayo

Mexican Favorites for Cinco de Mayo

Megan Myers

Grilled Veggie Tostadas with Fresh Salsa

Here in Texas we embrace Mexican and Mexican-inspired foods every single day, but when Cinco de Mayo comes around, we go all out. Cinco de Mayo is a big holiday in the United States — in fact, it’s celebrated more here than in Mexico! It’s a great time to celebrate everything Mexican culture has to offer.

If you’re planning a Cinco de Mayo fiesta or just want to change up your food routine, try out these favorite recipes.

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What to Make This Week

What to Make This Week

Megan Myers

Spring has sprung! It’s time to take advantage of the extra daylight , so we want to get you spending less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the outdoors. To help you get a good meal on the table, we’ve done all the work of meal planning for you... Read More

Help Braeden get a Service Dog

Help Braeden get a Service Dog

There's is something special about the bond between a human and their animal friend. Even more special is a child with their first pet. The most special of all is the bond between a child and a service animal. The bond between the two is so strong and dependent.

Braeden is eight and has autism. He often has seizures and many doctors appointments which cause him stress and anxiousness. But Braeden calms down among animals. His family is hoping a service dog will help him to become more independent and build self confidence. A young service dog will grow with him through his teen years.

Service dogs are not commonly seen for children with autism and definitely cost a lot of money. Braeden's family must raise $8,000. So far they are half way to that goal. To help reach the goal, Lucca Restaurant is helping the effort. 
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Strawberry Pancake Breakfast

Strawberry Pancake Breakfast
Strawberry Pancake Breakfast
05-09-2015 - 05-10-2015
Roseville Boy Scouts
http://feedmeberries.org/index.php/event/boy-scouts-pancake-breakfast/
Admission: $10 *Includes admission before 10 am
 
(916) 787-0101
 
Start Time(s): Sat & Sun 8am-11am
For the 7th year now Roseville Boy Scouts will be providing a hearty breakfast of hot pancakes, fresh cut strawberries, sizzling sausage, steaming coffee, fresh orange juice and wholesome milk
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12 Ways to Stop Wasting Food

12 Ways to Stop Wasting Food

Elizabeth Leader Smith

Homemade Vegetable Broth

A 2012 issue paper from the National Resources Defense Council shows that Americans waste up to 40 percent of their food, with the average family of four creating up to $2,275 in food waste annually. Preventing waste makes sense…and cents. Wouldn’t you rather save and spend that money on a vacation?

Do you have ways you reduce your food waste? Read on to find out how you can enter to win a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card by sharing your ideas.

As an adventurous home chef with a love for experimenting with new recipes and new foods, I’ve had to acquire a sharp set of money-saving skills to get the most out of my budget and my pantry... Read More

Buy One, Get One Free Oprah Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte Thru Saturday

Buy One, Get One Free Oprah Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte Thru Saturday

Starbucks is offering a buy one, get one free deal on its Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte from 2 to 5 p.m. through Saturday, April 11. In addition for every cup ordered, Starbucks will order 25 cents to the..... Read More

Making the Most of Your Easter Leftovers

Making the Most of Your Easter Leftovers

Megan Myers

Ham and Asparagus Skillet Meal

While a table loaded with food is wonderful during your Easter celebration, it also means you could have plenty of leftovers to use. Don’t fret! Those leftovers can be used in creative ways to help you make the most of every dish.

Swapping in pre-cooked ingredients in recipes not only saves you time, but also reduces grocery costs and food waste. Plus, you’ll also be building upon the flavor profile, making for a one-of-a-kind dish. No more boring leftovers!

Here are my suggestions for using up the last of your holiday ham, lamb, eggs, and more... Read More