Food Stamps Facts

"Food Stamps Facts Versus Myths"

There is a lot of disinformation about the food stamps program. Myths about the program reach more people than food stamps facts. This has created a stigma around this important program that provides access to nutrition for 36 million people. This is frustrating for people on food stamps, who have to watch as a picture is painted of who they are and how they live that largely based on myths and not facts. We decided it was necessary to set up a food stamps facts page to provide up to date, digestible facts about SNAP benefits and EBT. Our plan […]

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Instant Pot Tacos with Lentils

"vegetarian instant pot tacos with lentils"

This is healthy and delicious Tacos made with Instant Pot. It’s a vegetarian recipe that packs lots of protein because of one of our favorite ingredients, lentils. In case you are not familiar with lentils, here is why lentils will make a great addition to your cooking. The lentil is a legume and a is a dietary staple throughout regions of India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Lentils are rich in minerals, protein, and fiber.   Here are more facts about lentils: Lentils are an excellent natural source of folate and manganese. They are an inexpensive source of protein. […]

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Food Stamps Questions [FAQs]

"Do you have food stamps questions?"

Last updated on 08/31/20 We usually get hundreds of emails each month from our readers about various topics regarding food stamps and EBT. We decided to set up this FAQ page to address the most common Food Stamps Questions we get. More questions will be added as and when we receive reader feedback. Food Stamps Questions (FAQs) Here are the most frequently asked food stamps questions: Applying for Food Stamps What is SNAP (Food Stamps)? SNAP stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps). SNAP helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for […]

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Food Stamps for Seniors Resource Page

"Food Stamps for Seniors Resource Page"

Many senior citizens are not aware that they can apply for food stamps. That’s because there is a misconception out there that seniors, especially those on social security cannot apply for other government benefits like food stamps. In this post, we will explain food stamps for seniors, including how to apply, income limit and resources available to help seniors apply for SNAP/food stamps benefits. This Post Will Cover: Growing Number of Seniors Living in Poverty As the population of seniors continues to grow rapidly, so is the number of seniors living in poverty, without enough food to eat. In fact, […]

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Why Only 42% of Eligible Seniors Apply for Food Stamps

"How to Help Seniors apply for food stamps Benefits"

Many seniors struggle with meeting their basic needs, including nutrition. One of the causes of this issue is the low participation of senior citizens in the food stamps program. In this article, we will examine the reasons why only 42% of eligible seniors participate in the food stamps program, versus 83% for the general population and what can be done to encourage eligible seniors to apply for food stamps. America’s Growing Senior Population The senior population in America continues to grow as the baby boomers reach retirement age. According to data from the National Council on Aging, in 2015, 48 […]

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Apply for Food Stamps for College Students

"Apply for Food Stamps for College Students"

If you are a college student, your biggest source of stress should come from school work and perhaps how soon you can graduate. What you should not have to worry about is where your next meal is going to come from. Unfortunately, a growing number of college students are going hungry every day and this has been going on for a while. If you are a student and can’t afford to buy food, you may qualify for food stamps for college students. In this post, we will explain in detail how the food stamps program (also known as SNAP) works and who […]

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