As part of the Girl Scout Promise, girls pledge “to help people at all times,” Greenwich Senior Girl Scout troop 50231 have come up with a cookbook called “Pantry to Plate.”
The cookbook is for clients of Neighbor to Neighbor, Greenwich’s food and clothing pantry. The girls pledge is to help people at all times, and to that end,the cookbook helps people in their community who are experiencing food insecurity.
The recipes can help support Neighbor to Neighbor clients prepare healthy meals for themselves and their families, using foods that they receive from the food pantry.
The troop and Neighbor to Neighbor chose recipes that are easy, healthy, inexpensive, nutritious and, of course, delicious. A certified nutritionist also reviewed these recipes.
“We were so excited when the girls brought the idea for this project to us,” said Neighbor to Neighbor’s Executive Director Nancy Coughlin. “It is a perfect fit and I am impressed with what a fabulous job these young women did. Our clients will truly enjoy trying out new, healthy recipes that can be made with the food they receive from our food pantry.”
The Girl Scouts of Troop 50231 are working toward their Gold Award, the highest award that a Girl Scout can earn. The troop, committed to the health and well-being of their community, printed an initial run of 400 copies of the booklet which will be distributed to Neighbor to Neighbor clients.
If you would like to donate time, food, or clothing to Neighbor-to-Neighbor, please visit their website, www.n-to-n.org
For more information about Girl Scouts, please visit their website www.greenwichgirlscouts.com