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!
Not only has she shared some delicious and signature 30-minute or less meals, but she’s making it a little easier for you to whip up veggie delicious-ness with a new set of the Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Enamel Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware!
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!
Not only are coworkers and colleagues at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living enjoying the #VegOut2016 Challenge but they have brought on-board our first four-legged participant- SCOUT!
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!
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!
Last week welcomed a fabulous designer, a talented chef and lovely guests to Neiman Marcus Houston for a very special VegOut! themed Dress for Dinner! As we know, veggies really are the new black!