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31 October 2022, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday!  #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 1lb Italian Sausage, casings removed 1 onion, diced 2 garlic gloves, chopped 1/2 tsp ground fennel 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 4 cups chicken broth 1 (14.5oz) can petite diced tomatoes 8oz pasta such as ditalini 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated 4oz cream cheese (warmed) 1/2 cup heavy/whipping cream salt & pepper to taste       Directions: 1.Cook the sausage and onion in a large saucepan until cooked, breaking the sausage apart as it cooks, before draining any excess grease. 2. Add the garlic, fennel seeds,...
19 October 2022, by , in Food, Health, Savings, Comments off
Are you looking for ways to cut costs at your human service sector organization? If so, you may want to consider using a group purchasing organization (GPO). GPOs are companies that negotiate contracts with vendors on behalf of their members. This can lead to significant cost savings, as members can take advantage of the economies of scale. In addition, GPOs often have menu services and other tools that can help members save money and run their operations more efficiently. What is a Group Purchasing Organization? A group purchasing organization (GPO) is an entity that uses the collective buying power of its members to negotiate discounts with vendors. GPOs typically focus...
19 October 2022, by , in Food, Health, Nutrition, Savings, Comments off
The Case for Cutting Sugar at Breakfast It is no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what we are less well-versed in is how to make sure that breakfast is both healthy and delicious. A big part of that equation is managing the sugar content in our foods. And when it comes to sugar, kids are a special case. They are notoriously targeted for advertising that amps up their taste for sugary foods in the morning. In fact, one study published in the Journal of Community Health found that "children viewed 1.7 ads per day for ready-to-eat cereals, and 87% of those ads promoted...
30 September 2022, by , in Food, Savings, Comments off
The current state of the economy is bad, but that does not mean your non-profit has to suffer. There are ways to save money, even in a bad economy. One way to save money is by using a food and supply source. Food & Supply Source  can help you reduce your spend by up to 35%. Additionally, at Food & Supply Source we can help you reduce the time of your staff and have customized menus for your for the people you serve and best of all our services are FREE! Here’s how you can save money in a bad economy by using a food and supply source. Lower Costs:...
27 September 2022, by , in app development, blog, Budgeting, Development, Food, Health, Nutrition, Savings, Comments off
Food & Supply Source and Child Nutrition Labels The Child Nutrition (CN) Label program was established in 1984 in order to help identify qualifying manufactured food items as being creditable for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Prior to the establishment of the CN Label program, it had become increasingly difficult for CACFP operators to determine which processed and complex food items were creditable. The CN Label program makes it easier for operators to identify creditable items, and as a result, helps to ensure that children enrolled in CACFP are receiving nutritious meals. The CN Label program is an important part of the overall effort to improve the...
8 August 2022, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday!  #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 10oz dry penne pasta salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 medium red onion, sliced 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced into matchsticks 2 cups broccoli florets, cut into matchsticks 1 medium red bell pepper, sliced into matchsticks 1 medium yellow squash, sliced into quarter portions 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup (heaping) grape tomatoes, halved through the length 2 tsp dried Italian seasoning 1/2 cup pasta water 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup shredded parmesan, divided 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley     Directions: 1.Bring a large pot of water to...
5 August 2022, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday!  #MenuMonday   Ingredients: Turkey Meatballs 2lbs ground turkey 1 small onion, minced 6 garlic cloves pressed 2tsp fresh grated ginger 1 egg 2oz sliced bread (1 or 2 slices) 2 Tbsp milk to soak the bread 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 Tbsp cilantro, minced 1/2 cup chives, diced Sweet Chili Sauce 12oz sweet chili sauce 1 lime, juice only 1 Tbsp cilantro, minced 2 Tbsp chives, diced     Directions: 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Whisk the ingredients for the sauce together and set it aside to use later. 3.Combine all...
3 June 2022, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday!  #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 1 large bunch of fresh asparagus, about 14-16 spears 1 whole lemon, zested and juiced 450 grams pasta, cooked, drained, and cooled 1/2 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes, packed in oil 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped, plus more for garnish 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp oil, from the jar of sun dried tomatoes 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp black sesame seeds for garnish, optional     Directions: 1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 2. Wash and chop the asparagus into one-inch pieces. Toss...
22 April 2022, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday!  #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 1/2c sun dried tomatoes (sun dried with no oil or grape tomatoes) halved 1 tbsp Italian seasoning 1 tbsp garlic minced 2lbs chicken breast (about 2 large breasts, diced into 1-inch cubes) 3 cups low sodium chicken broth low sodium 3 cups whole wheat pasta I used one 12 oz. box 3/4c cottage cheese 2% 3/4c plain Greek yogurt 2% 2 cups spinach baby 1/4c basil fresh, or 1 tsp dried basil       Directions: 1.Set your Instant Pot to saute and lightly spray the pot with cooking spray. Once your...
1 April 2022, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday!  #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 1 cup dry Jasmine rice 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 4 (6-oz) skin-on salmon fillets Salt and pepper to taste 2 heaping cups shredded cabbage 3 Tbsp thinly sliced green onion plus more for garnish 1 Tbsp rice vinegar or lime juice 1/3 cup roasted peanuts, roughly chopped Firecracker Peanut Sauce 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 2 Tbsp  lower-sodium soy sauce 2 Tbsp Thai sweet red chili sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp sesame oil (not toasted) 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp freshly grated ginger (sub: 1/2 tsp ground...