Volunteer of the Month: February 2015: Tony

This month, our team would like to congratulate Tony for earning the ‘Volunteer of the Month’! Not a single shift has gone by where Tony has not lent a helping hand to our beloved clients and team of volunteers. He has gone above and beyond to ensure our clients are being

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Six Hidden Health Benefits of Cherries

By: Natasha Turner, ND. Originally published on Huffingtonpost.ca With a wide range of health benefits, cherries — and more specifically, tart cherries — are an oft-overlooked superfoods. But whether it’s insomnia, joint pain or belly fat you’re dealing with, cherries may be just what the doctor ordered. Here’s why. Cherries

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February is Fiber Month

In addition to celebrating black history month in February, Seva Food Bank will also be celebrating Fiber. What is Fiber? Fiber is the part of plants that our bodies cannot digest. There are two types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. Foods such as vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains contain

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Granny’s Orange Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Recipe Ingredients -1 cup dry orange lentils -1 onion -2 tomatoes -1 potato -1 carrot -3/4 tsp turmeric -salt to taste -1 tbsp butter -cumin to taste Directions 1. Rinse lentils and put them in a soup pot. Pour water to cover 1″ above the lentils. Bring to

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Saluting Our Ancestors

“The milk I use to drink in Punjab, that was 100% fat, best whole milk in life – fresh!” My parents, as with all I assume, talk fondly of consuming food and dairy straight from the farm. Not before first mentioning that we are always sick because of the way

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792,000 Meals

In this photo (Left to Right) Eileen MacKenzie, Goretti Raposa, Susan Chan, Afshaan Kohari, Brian Reusch Photo Credit: Waneeka Hussain “We all want to live in a community that leaves no one behind- for any reason”, states Eileen MacKenzie, CEO of the Community Foundation of Mississauga. “We continue to support Seva Food Bank

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Youth Ambassadors Wanted

Seva Food Bank is collaboration with KarmaGrow are pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting 5 youth ambassadors for “Peace Garden: A Multi-Faith Project”.  This project is generously supported by Inspirit Foundation, Community Foundation of Mississauga and The Co-Operators Youth Conference. In Fall 2014, Seva Food Bank received funding

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Volunteer of the Month: January 2015: Waneeka H.

Waneeka started volunteering a few months ago but her presence in both of our Seva Food Banks is invaluable. Her optimism and positive energy contributes to making each shift a wonderful experience for our clients and volunteers.   Out in the cold leading a team during food drives, holding bake

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Recipe of the Month: Sabina’s Hearty Vegetable Soup

sabinas soup

Keep warm this winter with this healthy, nutritious and easy to make vegetable soup. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 carrot, grated celery rib, chopped 1/4 chopped green pepper 1/2 chopped onion 1 large potato, cut into small cubes 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup reduced-sodium vegetable/

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Incentives at Run to End Hunger

At Seva Food Bank, we believe that a bit of competition can lead to great changed.  To keep our runners motivated, we would like to introduce the following incentives. To celebrate your successes we have the following incentives. Early Bird Draw:  All walkers who have raised $100 or more by March

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