A better appreciation of the daily struggles and the stress…

By: Judy Farmer Menu for 5 days: Breakfast: oatmeal and boiled eggs, every day Lunch: Day1: brown rice, black beans and rotel, raw carrots & celery, 1/2 oz. dark chocolate. Day2: brown rice, chicken breast, steamed fresh cauliflower… Read More

Thoughts from the Food Stamp Challenge

By: Cyndy Harnett 11/23/13 I really learned more about my own eating and shopping habits than anything else. During the challenge, I became more mindful of eating and how fast I eat.  I slowed down and appreciated each meal. I… Read More

SNAP Challenge, Day Five #JFSnapChallenge

By: Kris Adair 11/23/13 (Copied from Kris’s blog: In the Kitchen with Audrey) It is the last day of our challenge. We have not fared well. Day four was near impossible for us to stick to our menu…. Read More

Friday during Food Stamp Challenge

By: Jan Pool 11/23/13 (View her entire Youtube Channel)

SNAP Challenge, Day Four #JFSnapChallenge

By: Kris Adair 11/22/13 (Copied from Kris’s blog: In the Kitchen with Audrey) As we go into day four I have to admit the food has not been the challenging part of this challenge. I have missed most… Read More

Friday during Food Stamp Challenge

By: Jan Pool 11/22/13 (View her entire Youtube Channel)

For me, the “Food Stamp Challenge” is over

By: Karrey Britt, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department 11/22/13 (Copied from the Health Department’s Website) For me, the “Food Stamp Challenge,” is over but its impact will be long lasting. After living on $4 worth of food for four… Read More

5th day of the Food Stamp Challenge…

By: Jan Pool 11/21/13 (View her entire Youtube Channel)

Food Stamp Challenge, Day 2

By: Jeremy Farmer 11/21/13 (Copied from Jeremy’s Blog: Hunger Games) I started the morning yesterday with a banana. I didn’t eat lunch. Those of you who know me also know that I try to schedule meetings around the… Read More

Day 4’s Lessons

By: Boog Highberger 11/21/13 DAY 4 Breakfast: Granola (with less yogurt than last time): $0.54 Lunch: The last of the tuna salad on one slice of bread, more split peas & rice,1 measly oz. of corn chips, $1.92… Read More