E4E December 17: Climate Change Crew

In November, we came together to raise $1300 for Just Health Network and its community-driven public health partnerships in Kenya and Uganda. Also in November, Eat for Equity was featured on NBC’s Today Show on Thanksgiving morning. See pics and find out more at our new website [many thanks to Allison Balow!], eatforequity.org. This month, […]

E4E November 19: Just Health Network

In October, we smashed an Eat for Equity record together, and sent $2400 to Sisters’ Camelot, a mobile organic food shelf in the Twin Cities. Sisters’ distributes more than 1.7 million dollars of fresh organic produce to low-income neighborhoods in Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Sisters’ Camelot graciously let us cook up a storm on their […]

E4E 4 Sisters’ Camelot: Saturday, October 15

In September, together we raised $1700 for The Aliveness Project, which serves one out of four Minnesotans living with HIV and AIDS, with a daily meal program, food shelf program, case management, and alternative health services. See pics and find out more at our website, eatforequity.org. Jump on the bus!  Next stop: Organic Produce for All. This month, your […]

E4EMPLS September: The Aliveness Project

This month, support Minnesotans living with HIV/AIDS. The Aliveness Project serves one out of four Minnesotans living with HIV/AIDS, with a daily meal program, food shelf program, case management, and alternative health services. Its mission is to encourage self-empowerment and provide direct services for people living with HIV/AIDS. The Aliveness Project started in 1985 as […]

Eat for Equity: August 27

Last month you helped raise money to keep the E4E train a-rollin’ along. This month we’re back out in the community raising money for another critical community-building nonprofit, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL). This is one of those organizations that just might bring acronyms back into style! CTUL represents and empowers the most […]

Minneapolis E4E: Saturday, July 30

This month, eat and drink for Eat for Equity. Yeah, you read that right. An E4E 4 E4E. Why does Eat for Equity need your support? We’ve been putting on volunteer-run monthly benefit dinners for almost four years, and raised more than $30,000 for organizations around the world and in our community. We’re growing like crazy, thanks to […]

Banana Cream Pie

Filling Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups whipping cream 1 1/2 cups whole milk 3 large egg yolks 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise 2 Tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Whisk sugar, cornstarch, and salt in heavy medium saucepan to blend. Gradually whisk in […]

BBQ Black-eyed Peas

These peas make quick friends. Guaranteed, every time we serve these black-eyed peas, we get recipe requests. Tangy, smoky, and sweet, they even made a seven-year-old boy a fan – he promised to make them for his parents. Ingredients 1 1/2 c. dried black eyed peas, sorted, soaked overnight, drained, and rinsed [or use Anson […]

Espresso Brownies

Once you try these espresso brownies, you’ll go back for seconds or thirds, and you’ll never go back to just plain brownies. This recipe comes from the fantastic Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis. Brownie Batter 6 oz. chocolate chips 1/4 c. butter 3 eggs 1 c. sugar 1 T. vanilla 3/4 c. flour 1/4 T. baking […]

Minneapolis E4E: Saturday, May 21

This May, come on trail. Your supper money will go to the Emily Sandall Foundation, and its camper scholarship to help a deserving young person experience a wilderness trip. While she lived, our friend Emily’s passion was working with youth, whether with street kids in Mexico and Nepal, or American teens in the wilderness. Emily died […]