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Full Plate Blog

Celebrating summer with mouthwatering recipes and fun ways to give back!

Together We Can Solve Hunger in Northern Illinois

Help us make a difference for our hungry neighbors when you donate time, food or money.

What’s New From Northern Illinois Food Bank

Fueling kids’ futures in and out the classroom

The Summer Meal Program is expected to continue growing this year, meaning more kids can enjoy their summer with a full belly to fuel their adventures.

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Ice cream or gelato, sherbet or sorbet... What's the difference?

Ice cream, gelato, sherbet or sorbet – these refreshing treats are not just interchangeable names! Let’s take a quick look at these unique sweet treats.

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"Better than brats" - healthy BBQ recipes

Spend more time relaxing in the sun and less time worrying about cooking with these easy recipes. Make sure you have enough for seconds!

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Nine ways to support a summer without hunger

Whether you’re enjoying lounging in the sun or running from one activity to the next, give back this summer with these family-friendly activities!

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