As an AmeriCorps volunteer for Cooking Matters Omaha, I was given the opportunity to attend our national Summit in Raleigh, North Carolina. The November event promised to be one filled with interesting talks on a variety of Cooking Matters-related topics, endless networking, new ideas, and , of course, great food. Something that you must know about me is that I love to travel. One of my favorite things to do is hop on a plane, travel to a far-off land, take in the sights, sounds, culture, and people of my chosen location, and leave feeling like I learned a bit […]
My name is Kiaya Brown and I have just recently started working as a class coordinator for Cooking Matters at the VNA in Omaha, NE. I developed a passion for nutrition while I was in school for my undergraduate degree in athletic training. I was getting my minor in health so I took a few basic public health and nutrition classes and had an amazing experience with this one teacher in particular. It was like having an “ah-ha” moment for the course of the class. She changed my entire outlook on how I viewed nutrition. I grew up in the […]
We here at Cooking Matters Omaha have had quite the busy 2013: holding 80 courses in the community, shifts in personnel, and sustaining what we believe to be an absolutely wonderful program!
Taking the brunt of our busyness has been this website. We haven’t updated it in many months! Yikes!
But we promise you that is about to all change. Bear with us as we revamp our website. What we have in mind for a complete product is sure to rock your world. Just like Mr. Bowie!
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If you’ve ever hosted a Superbowl party, you know how much hungry football fans can eat and drink. The chefs and nutritionists at Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters have some ideas for feeding a crowd on a budget and lightening up the fare you serve. You may be surprised at how easy Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips are – just two ingredients! Dip chips into Mango Salsa — check the freezer aisle for frozen mangoes which are more affordable than fresh at this time of year. Tomato Salsais another option that won’t break the bank. Just make sure the canned tomatoes you choose have no added […]
Did you catch Anna on the Morning Blend?! Are you interested in finding out more about Shopping Matters day?! If so, you have come to the right spot! To learn more about Shopping Matters Day, click here. To find out how to register for the event, click here. Weren’t able to catch the Morning Blend show this morning?! You can view our segment by clicking here! Not sure if a Shopping Matters Tour would be helpful for you? Read this article, to find out the benefits of taking a guided grocery store tour!!
Five Power Foods for Reversing Mesothelioma All fruits, vegetables and whole grains have a unique nutritional profile. The vitamins and minerals in these foods help strengthen the body so that it is best equipped to fight off disease. The phytochemicals and antioxidants in these foods also boost the immune system and initiate the body’s natural cancer-killing processes. Since each food offers a unique set of benefits, it’s important for cancer patients to eat a wide variety of these foods. However, certain foods possess phytochemicals and antioxidants that are especially effective at preventing or eliminating cancer. Some of these foods – […]
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