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[Recipe] Garlic Sesame Noodles

On March 22, 2019 By

Not only is Christopher Ranch known for some of the best garlic around, they share great recipes featuring their garlic!

Check out this recipe for a quick Garlic Sesame Noodles:

Toss hot cooked spaghetti with the sauce below. Once cooled add the veggies, sesame seeds and cilantro. Serve hot […]

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[Recipe] Ugly Vegetable Pasta

On March 15, 2019 By

Who says vegetables have to look perfect to still be used for cooking? At Save the Food they encourage us to use those weird looking veggies! 

½ cup extra virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for finishing
1 small eggplant, cut into 2” pieces
1 zucchini, cut into 2” pieces
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[Recipe] P.S. I Love You Salad

On February 14, 2019 By

Staying in for dinner this weekend?

Check out this Valentine’s Day inspired salad from our friends at Lucky Supermarkets.



1/2 cp Pomegranate Juice
2 tbsp Canola Oil
1 tsp Honey


1 bag Mixed Greens
1 ea Orange, peeled, cut into segments
1/2 cp Strawberry Sauce

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Fridays are for Pizza! And thanks to Earthbound Farm, this pizza recipe is healthy!



1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/2 cup shredded organic mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup shredded organic cheddar cheese
1/4 cup fresh, chopped basil leaves
1/4 cup fresh Earthbound Farm Organic Spinach
1/2 tsp crushed […]

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Starting the year with simple, fresh, and healthy recipes! Check out this recipe from our friends at Safeway. Chicken and vegetables marinated in balsamic vinegar, seasoned with salt and pepper and roasted in a pan.

Main Ingredients

24 ounces Signature Farms™ boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 3 breasts)

3 medium zucchini ((4 cups), cut into […]

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With two pallets of portobellos in the building, it’s time for us at Community FoodBank to get creative! This easy side dish comes to us from our friends at

Marinated and then baked, these portobello mushrooms are simply the best, whether as a side accompanying another entrée or as a vegetarian main dish.


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[Recipe] Broccoli Apple Salad

On September 28, 2018 By

Thanks to a generous donation of delicious San Juan Valley apples, from Cindy Williams, we’ve been bursting with fragrant fruit at Community FoodBank. But we’re not complaining!

This recipe comes to us from It’s a great way to mix the benefits of raw broccoli with the healthy fats found in nuts. Best of all, […]

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Serving Size
Serves 6, 3/4 cup per serving

2 pounds butternut squash
¼ cup walnuts
2 Tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon dried sage
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 Tablespoon butter or canola oil
¼ cup dried cranberries
1 ½ […]

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Shaved Raw Asparagus Salad
(Serves 4)

1 bunch asparagus
1 handful toasted, crushed hazelnuts, walnuts or almonds
1tablespoon chopped mint
3tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2tablespoons vinegar
1teaspoon honey
3tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Parmesan shavings

Using a vegetable peeler, shave the asparagus lengthwise to create strips.
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Anyone who spends more than a few minutes at Community FoodBank will find that a mental adjustment is in order. Groceries are not calculated in terms of cartons, or pounds, but rather in tons, bins and truckloads. That’s what it takes to feed more than 5,000 people each month.

And so this week, Community […]

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