One of our favorite celebrity food personalities has to be Sandra Lee– her semi-homemade approach showed so many people that YES, you can cook delicious and nutritious food and it doesn’t have to take all day! Sandra Lee, is a Gracie and multiple Emmy Award-Winner, and an internationally-acclaimed expert in all things life and style. And this month, she decided to #VegOut with us!
Sandra is the Editor in Chief of Sandra Lee Magazine and sandralee.com. During her inspiring career she has been the creator and host of numerous highly rated television programs broadcast on HGTV, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country in 63 countries!
Sandra inspires us out of the kitchen with her dedication to giving back. Sandra is the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and is a founding Board Member of UNICEF®’s Los Angeles chapter. For the last decade Sandra has served as the national spokesperson for the No Kid Hungry Campaign, and works nationally with Meals-on-Wheels, Food Banks across America, The Elton John Aids Foundation, God’s Love We Deliver and sister affiliate Project Angel Food as well as The Central Park Conservancy. Sandra is also an advocate for women’s health initiatives and additionally to dedicate herself to the cause of education and awareness through her work with Stand Up To Cancer. We applaud Sandra’s dedication to make sure everyone has access to nutritious food.
And with all this on her plate, Sandra decided to join Recipe for Success Foundation in the VegOut! 2016 Challenge! She’s even shared her 30 favorite veggie-centric recipe to give you some inspiration – we love this Caprese Salad Stuffed Tomato as a fun and beautiful way to celebrate Tomato Day on March 29th! Find them all here or visit Sandra Lee’s Facebook page and show us how they turn out for you by using the hashtag #VegOut2016!
We love the Lenten season friendly Sicilian Tuna-and-Potato Salad that packs a powerful SIX veggies! Find more 30-minute of less veggies recipes here! And don’ forget, to win this home cook’s dream prize, post a picture of you cooking! Whether with your kids, your spouse or your friends- we love getting people in the kitchen together and we want to see YOU having fun in the kitchen! Post a picture on Facebook or Twitter by March 31st at 11:59 PM CT to the Recipe for Success Page tagging the Rachael Ray Every Day page and show us your best cooking picture!
Scout and his human mamma, Alma, are undertaking the VegOut! Challenge together and learning what vegetables they love along the way! Alma and Scout have a great sense of their adventures in veggie eating and are certainly willing to try new things! Here’s Alma!
And here’s Scout!
We love following along to see what veggies the 8-month old rescue pup is eating! So far he has enjoyed Kale and Asparagus and was a bit hesitant about Collard Greens before eating them up!
Scout will be trying Radish and Celery coming soon! Follow along on Twitter to see what Scout will eat next and catch Alma’s adventures through the Challenge on Facebook!
Recipe for Success Foundation Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education Showcase School, MacGregor Elementary, rang in VegOut! on March 1st by playing with dirt! Launching a new tradition in the school, they undertook the first ever Pulling of the Carrots!
Children from all grade levels gathered around the garden to harvest fresh carrots and log in their first veggies for the month- carrots!
We know that when children interact with their food and they’re more likely to eat it and we’re thrilled to say that all the kids loved their farm fresh veggies that they grew themselves!
How is your school celebrating VegOut!? Let us know and don’t forget t o register to win a grant from Chipotle to bring Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education to YOUR school!
Once you are logged in, visit the Teams page or "My Groups" in the app and join the Doctors for Change team. You can track your veggies using the desktop site or the mobile app. Share your veg on social media using #NationalNutritionMonth or #VegOut2019 and tag @DocsForChangeTX.
Last day to sign up for the VegOut! 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge! Tomorrow starts a month-long competition to see who can eat the most veggies, and we encourage you to challenge your friends.
Link in bio to sign up.