Pin and make meals for a good cause! Pasta, scones and more

One in six Americans don't have enough food to live a healthy life, but today you can do your part to change that. "Feeding America" is a hunger-relief charity that has launched a new program on Pinterest called "Pin a meal, give a meal" to help families in need.

Pin any recipe to your board and help a worthy cause.

Get some inspiration from our TODAY Pinterest food board, including the three recipes listed below from the popular food bloggers Ree Drummond, Bridget Edwards and Maria Lichty. For every pin and repin, Land O Lakes will donate $1 to "Feeding America."

Pioneer Woman's signature recipe: Pasta Primavera
Servings:

Prep time: 30 minutes, Cook time: 20 minutes, 6 (1 cup) servings

Ingredients

    • 4 tablespoons butter with olive oil & sea salt
    • 1/2 large onion, diced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced diagonally
    • 1 cup bite-sizes broccoli pieces
    • 2 medium zucchini, sliced diagonally
    • 1 medium summer squash, sliced diagonally
    • 4 ounces white mushrooms, washed and sliced
    • 1/2 cup frozen peas
    • 1 cup diced cooked ham
    • 8 whole basil leaves, chopped
    • 1 pound pasta (penne, fusilli, or linguini), cooked according to package directions and drained
    • Extra Parmesan cheese and chopped basil, for garnish
  • Sauce

    • 1/4 cup dry white wine (up to 1/2 cup), optional (replace with additional broth if not using)
    • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 3/4 cup half-and-half
    • Black pepper to taste
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Strawberry layer cake with amaretto swiss meringue buttercream
Servings:

Makes one 3-layer cake

Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
    • 3 ounce container powered strawberry gelatin (not sugar-free)
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 5 eggs, room temperature
    • 1/2 cup puréed sweetened strawberries (from a thawed container of frozen sweetened strawberries)
    • 1/2 cup milk, room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 3 cups sifted cake flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Buttercream

    • 4 egg whites
    • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature and cut into tablespoons
    • 1 1/2 tablespoon amaretto
    • Pinch kosher salt

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Raspberry almond scones
Servings:

Yield: 8 scones, Prep time: 10 minutes, Cook time: 15-18 minutes, Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 6 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
    • 1 cup heavy cream, plus 1 tablespoon, divided
    • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
    • 1 cup raspberries
  • Almond glaze

    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 4-5 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, for garnish
    • Butter with canola oil, for spreading

Preparation

Baking Directions:

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