Food Blogs for Change

The Pledge: Day 11 – GO GREEN Thumbnail

Green juice is all the buzz these days.  I talked to my friend, Tess Masters of The Blender Girl to get the low down on all the hype. Why are smoothies healthy? Whether you’re making a nutrient-dense breakfast smoothie, a protein-packed workout drink, or a dessert shake, smoothies offer us the opportunity to pack in [...]

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BE ON TIME

I recently read an article in Southwest Airlines magazine about a campaign to keep promises.  It struck me.  Hard.  I’m sure all of us would like to keep every promise we make.  I I said yes too much last year. My follow through was not 100 percent and I started feeling like I couldn’t deliver [...]

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Start Your Own Revolution! Join Us MAY 17th! Thumbnail

To celebrate Jamie Oliver’s initiative, Food Revolution Day, The Fresh 20 is hosting a Twitter Party to help you START YOUR OWN FOOD REVOLUTION! 7pm EST – 8pm EST   HASH TAGS  #TheFresh20 #FRD2013 We’ll be sharing 5 tips that you can start doing today to change your family food culture for the better: Grow your own Buy [...]

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DAY EIGHT – 12 Days of Giving – Kat and UNICEF Thumbnail

Team Member: Kat Soltanmorad, RD / NUTRITIONIST CHARITY: UNICEF UNICEF is an organization that help the population of third world countries survive. From clean water to emergency supplies to education, UNICEF is committed to giving everyone a chance for health and happiness. Kat plays an essential role at The Fresh 20 by keeping us as [...]

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DAY SEVEN – 12 Days of Giving – Louise and North Hills Church Compassion Ministry Thumbnail

North Hills Church – Compassion Ministry “We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty. “ ~ Mother Teresa As a Chef, I spend much of [...]

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DAY SIX – 12 Days of Giving – Trent and The Jamie Oliver Foundation Thumbnail

We’re an educational charity on a mission to keep cooking skills alive. Food is at the heart of everything we do and we work in three main areas: in schools, where we educate children about the joys of growing and cooking fresh food; through the Fifteen Restaurant Group, where we empower disengaged youngsters by training them for careers in [...]

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DAY FIVE – 12 Days of Giving – Lisa and The Boys & Girls Club of LA Thumbnail

The mission of the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive and responsible members of the community. Team Member: Lisa Anderson, Operations My charity is The Boys & Girls Club of America This charity is very [...]

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DAY FOUR – 12 Days of Giving – Cassie and Susan G. Komen Thumbnail

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen is the boldest community fueling the best science and making the [...]

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DAY THREE – 12 Days of Giving – Olivia and The Humane Society Thumbnail

The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization. We help animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics. Team Member: [...]

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DAY ONE – 12 DAYS OF GIVING Thumbnail

I love the parade of holiday gift guides in the national magazines, lifestyle blogs and on morning television.  There’s some neat gifts out there.  And let’s not forget Oprah’s list. What fun! But I’m not in the mood to consume this year.  It feels so much more satisfying to give so our 12 days of [...]

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