Seva Food Bank will be closed for the long weekend

Seva Food Bank will be closed for the long weekend at both locations from Friday April 3rd to Monday April 6th. We will re-open at Malton on Tuesday April 7th for our drop-in hours 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Wolfedale we will re-open Wednesday April 8th for our drop-in hours 4:00-8:00 pm.

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Recipe of the Month: Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot and Ginger Soup Ingredients: How to Cook: Step 1: Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, ginger and garlic. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until onion is soft. Step 2: Add carrots, stock and 2 cups water to

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Volunteer of the Month: April 2015: Monica

With winters slower-than-ever departure and springs long awaited arrival, change has never felt better! More sunshine! Fresh flowers! And, a fresh face for our volunteer of the month! This month, one of our team members at our Malton location has done an outstanding job at being proactive and displaying perseverance

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Health Benefits of Carrots

Throughout history many cultures have realized the medicinal and health benefits of carrots. Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene—the compound that gives carrots their rich orange colour.     – Source of Vitamins and Minerals: Carrots are rich in Vitamin A, Magnesium and Dietary Fiber. – Carrots contain a

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Beta-carotene for super vision!

Beta-carotene is an antioxidant that is red-orange in pigment and can be found in colourful fruits and vegetables such as Carrots, Broccoli, Grapefruit, Tomatoes and Pumpkin. The human body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A (retinol) which is essential for healthy skin, our immune system, eye health. Vitamin A is a

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‘To Ghee or Not to Ghee – That is the Question!’

By Baghael Kaur Since the 1940’s-1950’s in North America, saturated fat has gotten a bad wrap, particularly for it’s role in heart disease. This was despite the fact that total butter consumption fell during the early 20th century, parallel to an increase in heart disease. Many of the early studies

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How to Incorporate Omega 3’s into a Vegetarian Diet

How to Incorporate Omega 3’s into a Vegetarian Diet Omega-3’s are essential polyunsaturated fats, which means that your body is unable to make it on its own and must get it from the food you eat. There is strong evidence that omega-3’s play a crucial role in boosting brain health,

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Reasons to Love Potatoes

Reasons to Love Potatoes Health gurus of low carb diets often give potatoes a bad rap however; potatoes are packed with powerful nutrients and antioxidants. Potatoes are a rich source of vitamin B and C, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium and Iron. Did you know that potatoes were eaten in the 19th

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