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Orange You Glad It's Sweet Potato Mash

Orange You Glad It's Sweet Potato Mash

To celebrate Thanksgiving and help bring more nutritious options to the table, Rachael wrote this mashed sweet potato recipe for the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (Rach was named a Council member in 2014!) that your friends and family will love!

Serves 4-6

Feed-A-Neighbor Turkey and Veggie Chili

Feed-A-Neighbor Turkey and Veggie Chili

Share this nutritious, delicious chili with family, friends or a neighbor in need. This dollar-stretcher recipe will feed a crowd and was created by Rach to kick off the 9 Million Meals challenge!

Serves 8-10

Grilled Lemon-Orange Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Brown-and-Wild Rice

Grilled Lemon-Orange Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Brown-and-Wild Rice

This zesty, good-for-you recipe is perfect for a family dinner. "Pickling" the meat with citrus makes for a quicker prep time.

Serves 4

 
BK Farmyards

BK Farmyards

www.bkfarmyards.com

Brooklyn-based BK Farmyards' mission is to bring communities together around the dinner table by building a local food network that enhances the health of our culture, our people and our environment. BK Farmyards works with neighborhood residents to transform private yards into farms and also offers neighbors the opportunity to meet each other and celebrate food by hosting neighborhood dinner parties.

When it comes to youth, they have partnered with the High School for Public Service to empower the students to become land stewards and community leaders through urban agriculture. Their current goal is so transfor 10,000 square feet of land into farmyard and to offer an integrated classroom, after-schoo and summer curriculum.

Visit BK Farmyards' website to learn more about how they are bringing communities together around the dinner table and empowring kids with knowledge about health and nutrition, sustainable agriculture and leadership skills.