Gluten-Free Recipes with Our Vegetables on TV4/2/2014
Featured on WOAI NBC San Antonio.
Featured on WOAI NBC San Antonio.
Featured on Motherhood Moment. Read the excerpt below.
"If you're looking for some new veggie-filled recipes, Allens Veggies is posting dozens of new recipes this month on the 28 Days of Recipes Pinterest Page to celebrate Canned Foods Month. My favorite is the Lemon Pepper salad shown below!"
Featured on ClosetSamples.com. Read the excerpt below:
"The practice of eating "good luck" foods is commonly observed throughout the South and around the country as a fun superstition. Traditions vary from culture to culture, but there are striking similarities ... "
Allens, Inc. Launches Veg-Out with Allens Contest
It's easy to enter. Make your favorite vegetarian recipe, or find one of ours here and share a photo with us through email, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for a chance to WIN free veggies for a week! Looking for a great tasting dish? Try one of our delicious recipes ... we make it easy to veg-out!
Allens, Inc. Launches #31DaysOfVeggies Instagram Contest with $500 Prize
Allens, Inc., a U.S. based vegetable leader, has launched their first Instagram contest, with a grand prize of $500, that will run from July 1-July 31, 2013. Contest participants are encouraged to post to Instagram their best meal photo or video made with any product in the Allens family of brands using the hashtag #31DaysOfVeggies.
Allens Mobile Widget takes steps toward helping families plan meals efficiently.
Allens, Inc., a U.S. based vegetable leader, has launched a new, consumer-friendly mobile recipe planning tool geared toward meeting the needs of on-the-go families this spring. New content, search options, recipes and grocery lists all make it easier for consumers to answer the question ... What’s for dinner tonight?
Article from Canned Food Alliance
Americans enjoy the many benefits of canned foods, including convenience, value and ease of preparation, according to a new consumer survey commissioned by the Canned Food Alliance (CFA). More than 80 percent of respondents say they rely on canned foods to prepare meals at least a couple of times each month, with 61 percent of those saying they reach for canned foods at least one to two times each week.
The survey also reveals consumers' misperceptions about canned food nutrition. At odds with recommendations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Dietary Guidelines for Americans and many nutrition education organizations, which promote consumption of all forms of nutritious foods (canned, fresh, frozen and dried) for a healthy diet, consumer attitudes also are often contrary to decades of nutrition science that demonstrate the many benefits of enjoying food from a can.
"We know relying on canned foods to prepare quick, nutritious meals for ourselves and our families makes good sense and is backed by research that shows canned foods offer comparable nutrition to other forms," said Rich Tavoletti, executive director of the CFA. "Americans continue to underestimate the value of canned foods in a healthy diet. We are educating consumers by sharing the realities about canned food."
Top facts about canned food include:
"As we strive to eat healthier diets in line with USDA's guidelines, including consumption of more fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and fiber-rich foods, Americans should be persuaded to reach more often and confidently for quick, convenient and nutritious canned foods," said Tavoletti.
The CFA works to encourage increased consumption of canned foods through direct outreach to consumers with a variety of recipes and meal-preparation tips, as well as by partnering with dietitians, educators and policymakers to ensure they get the facts about canned food.
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Watch our Popeye Spinach Balls being made on Fox 45 Dayton.
Featured on SimplySouthernCouponers.com. Read the excerpt below:
I received Allens Cut Italian Green Beans. This is the only brand of green beans I will use. Living in the south, bacon is a staple of every meal ...
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I love trying new recipes with my friends and family. Especially, when it includes brands and ingredients that we already love. When we had the opportunity to try something new using Allen’s vegetables, I was excited ...
Published on GreenEggs-and-Spam.com. Read the excerpt below:
Since being sick took so much out of me I haven’t really had the energy to make intricate meals. I’ve been trying to stick with easy food and these Easy Mexican Pork Chops were a life saver tonight.
Published on KosherEye.com. Read the excerpt below:
This Pecan and Sweet Potato casserole is brought up a notch with the addition of Basil which adds a subtle peppery flavor. This is a real time-saver recipe as it uses canned sweet potatoes - what could be easier, faster, and tastier!
Published on miscfinds4u.com. Read the excerpt below:
Did you know that March is Brain Awareness Month? This is a recipe that not only tastes great, but it could help boost your brain health! That’s because it’s made with sweet potatoes and those little nuggets have antioxidants, carotenoids, and Vitamin A which all work together to contribute to your brain’s health.
Published on PackagingDigest.com. Read the excerpt below:
David Brown, vp of retail sales, talks about why the company's packaging of choice is metal cans.
Published on WhatsTheSoup.com. Read the excerpt below:
As winter storm “Nemo” hits the Northeast corridor of the States (by the way, since when have we been naming winter storms?) it is the perfect time to dig out those perishable ingredients to make two quick and easy soups that can be eaten hot or cold (IF the electricity goes out! )
For four generations, Allens Vegetables has been providing America with great-tasting, affordable canned vegetables. From traditional vegetables like green beans and corn to Southern favorites like succotash and Hoppin John, Allens produces a wide assortment of convenient and delicious vegetables for dinner tables across the country. With this week's giveaway, two (2) lucky winners will each receive 12 cans of Allens Green Beans and other assorted vegetables.
Featured on The Examiner. Read the excerpt below:
This week, September 10-14, is Vegetarian Awareness Week. Even if you're not a vegetarian, vegetables are still very much an important part of our diet. Health experts state that for optimum health, we should have 5-6 servings of fruits and vegetables a day ...
Published on Workingmother.com. Read the excerpt below:
Tired of the same-ole same-ole for your morning meal? Shake things up with these easy, yummy a.m. starters and deliciously healthy recipes.
Create an eggs-tra special breakfast when you pop this delicious quiche into the oven. Add spinach for a heart-healthy meal filled with Vitamins A, C, E and folate.
1 (10-inch) pie crust, unbaked
1/4 cup grated Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup grated Swiss cheese
5 eggs, beaten
1 cup 2% milk
1 (13.5-ounce) can Popeye Spinach, well drained
1/4 cup bacon bits, or 2–3 slices bacon, crumbled
1 slice red or other mild onion, diced
1 tomato, thinly sliced
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Free veggies for a month? Keep reading to learn what and HOW you can win veggies from the Allens brand of vegetables! More after the jump...
Do you love spinach? How about green beans? Today’s giveaway is courtesy of Allens, the leader in canned and frozen veggies. The summer is quickly passing us by (yikes, August already?) so cooking with fresh produce won’t always be an option. These canned and frozen products are some of the best when it comes to creating a quality meal when you don’t have seasonal produce available!
Darlene Buerger, the 2nd place winner of our "Allens Feast Your Veggies on This", appears on Morning Scramble. Watch the whole clip above.
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I was in desperate need of some yummy baked treats for this 4th of July. Instead of the same old flavors, I opted for this unique and satisfying muffin made with sweet potatoes! They are super easy and quick to make, and my kids just adore them. (Note: I left out the cranberries, as they are optional. This diminishes the "red" quality some, but the neat color from the sweet potato still makes them beautiful!)
According to CeliacCentral.org, Celiac disease affects 3 million Americans, yet 95% of those suffering don’t know they have it. With no pharmaceutical cures for celiac disease, one of the best treatments is a lifelong gluten-free diet. Triggered by the consumption of the protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, and rye, Celiac disease has given rise to a number of specialty foods, although tried and true foods, such as vegetables meet dietary needs ideally. And, with so many gluten-free foods high in demand, canned vegetables rise to the occasion.
Canned vegetables are full of some of nature’s most important nutrients such as antioxidants, Vitamins, A, C and D (to name a few). Put in basic terms, veggies pack a powerful punch: not only are they an important part of a gluten-free diet, but they also improve heart health, memory, circulatory function, and eye and skin health.
Dr. Velonda Thompson cooks up Vegetarian Veg-All for Detroit viewers. Aired on WJBK FOX 2 Detroit, MI
Watch as Dr. Velonda Thompson shares a quick and easy dish that makes getting your daily recommended dose of veggies a snap. Aired on WJBK FOX 2 Detroit, MI
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