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Half Way through the FNS Challenge – Food is Everywhere and Social Media is Not My Friend

Although the meals I planned for this week's Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC FNS Challenge are pretty filling, I find myself craving those items I couldn't manage to squeeze into the budget. A fresh squeeze of lime juice would add so much flavor to the Cuban-style black beans. A few pecan pieces sprinkled… Continue reading Half Way through the FNS Challenge – Food is Everywhere and Social Media is Not My Friend

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FNS Challenge Day 1 – Preparing for the Challenge

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina has issued a challenge for the past couple of years, asking anyone willing to attempt to live on the average FNS benefit for five days. As they put it,  The Challenge will compel you to make food shopping choices on a limited budget, demonstrating how difficult it… Continue reading FNS Challenge Day 1 – Preparing for the Challenge