Hungry? No Problem. There is Always PB&J…Coffee Cake

Written and Developed by Cathy Collins I have always been a conscientious shopper when it came to budgeting and trying to stretch the paycheck just a little farther. I planned meals and snacks for my family according to the grocery store sales flyers.  I watched gas...

Weekend Hours Continue to Help the Hungry in Tippecanoe County

For the last 13 weeks of summer, the St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry has kept their doors open on Saturday afternoons. “It helps people eat,” said volunteer Gayle Ennis. “Plain and simple. It helps people eat.” Director Steve Starks said the pantry had an average of 75...

Eat Your Oatmeal, It’s Good for You!

Written and Developed by Cathy Collins We all love those little packages of instant oatmeal with all the great flavors.  There is one problem with those, when you go to the food pantries, typically you only get one or two little envelopes.  If you are lucky you might...

Turn Up the Heat! Andrew’s Chili

Written and developed by Cathy Collins I wish I could say my mother taught me to cook, that there were childhood memories of standing on a stepstool, stirring a big pot of something while she stood next to me and helped me pour in the next ingredient. Ok, to be fair,...

Have Your Cake and Eat Your Vegetables Too!

Written and developed by Cathy Collins It’s zucchini season in gardens and at the Farmer’s Markets.  In my house, it’s also birthday cake season. In preparation for all the birthdays, I thought to myself, “Huh?  Birthday cake and zucchini?  I wonder…”  I know some of...
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