Category Archives: Food

New mobile grocer seeks to close culinary access gap

Entrepreneur brings fresh, affordable options directly to Southeast Colorado Springs food deserts Elena Salinas likes to say, “food is love, and I love people.” The entrepreneur grew up cooking alongside her mother, who, she said, was the first person to volunteer to make a meal

Happy (healthful) holidaze

This decadent dinner won’t bust your belt … or the bank A few years ago, while I was still covering health and wellness, and writing a weekly food column, I spoke with a nutritionist about battling the bulge at this time of year. Let’s face

Growing a solution

Community gardens, nonprofit address Southeast food desert By Erinn Callahan The Southeast Express Joan Clemons is the first to say that the Hillside Community Garden is not run by experts. “We just saw a need and said, ‘Hey, can we do this? Yes, we can,’”

‘Tis the season for sharing

This holiday season, let’s start a new culinary tradition! The holidays mean food, family and friendship. Whether your winter holiday traditions involve gathering with your closest pals around an overflowing table; cramming yourself into a kitchen packed with cousins to hand-roll your grandmother’s favorite tamales;

Gridiron grub

These quick game-day dishes are sure to score some extra points   Are you ready for some football, Southeast Colorado Springs?  I have a confession to make: I’m not really a fan of football. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the sense of community that