Happy Food Day!

Yes, today is National Food Day! For the first time in over 30 years, the day is being celebrated on the national level. This is a day to put focus on sustainable resources, food policies and food laws. Keep reading to learn more about food in the news and recipes that will celebrate food that is good and more importantly – good for you!

One way you can support Food Day is to support local food and those who provide it! In these tough times, it’s important to know where your food comes from and how you can buy the best possible meat and produce for your family.

Think about eating organic today
! Eating organic can be a way of life, you can also try it on for size and see how the changes to your diet can improve your physical and mental well-being.

Here are some healthy recipes you can try on for size today!
Bean Soup with Kale
Middle Eastern Pita Pizza
Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie
Russ’s Zucchini Bread
Low Fat Turkey Wrap
Spanish Brown Rice

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, be sure to check out all of the terrific activities going on around the city today in celebration of Food Day! Enjoy and learn with everything from nutritional programs to cooking demonstrations.

To learn more about Food Day events and goals, take a look at this link!

Are you celebrating Food Day? How do you advocate better food policies? Let us know in the COMMENTS!

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  • Melissa

    So hungry for tomatoes today!

  • http://www.peaceloveandsnacks.com Stan Starsky

    I wish I could visit LA today for everything that is going on…I am seeing more and more kale recipes and I will try the kale and bean soup recipe.

  • Ellen

    I love kale! It’s a great veggie to add to the mix,

  • Barbara

    Food Day is a great organization! I hope everyone participated! We need to get the word out!

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