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Vegetable Gardening in Southern California

Whether you’re a backyard hobbyist, a school garden volunteer, or a dedicated garden-to-table cook, there’s always more to learn about vegetable gardening in Southern California. That’s where the Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in Southern California, written by veteran garden educator Geri Miller, is going to be your new indispensable handbook. Miller is a […]

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Vegan Protein Powder and Banana Bread

Vegan Protein Banana Bread

If you’re curious about eating vegan – or if you can’t imagine how you’d do it – you might be pleasantly surprised. To become a vegan is to eat no animal products of any kind. So that means no meat, poultry, or fish; and also no dairy or egg products. That might seem like a […]

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Tomato Cauliflower Egg Drop Soup

I keep hearing about cauliflower rice, but I hadn’t thought much about cooking with it until I spent 30 days trying out the Whole30 diet (more on that another time). Cauliflower rice is great if you’re eating paleo, grain-free, or veggie-centric…but I hadn’t really thought about making it because it sounded like more work that […]

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purple and yellow cauliflower

2016: Year of the Vegetable

Welcome to 2016, which we’re calling the Year of the Vegetable. If you love eating vegetables, this is your lucky year. And if you (or someone in your family) doesn’t like eating vegetables, this year is going to be the year everything changes…We’re sure of it. “Plants are the new meat,” declares NPR, as it […]

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New from Dole: Less-stringy celery

Fruits, Vegetables, and Dole’s ‘Huetrition’

What’s the best and easiest thing you could do to improve your family’s eating habits? Eat a greater variety of fruits and vegetables. That’s the idea behind the guiding philosophy of ‘huetrition’ espoused by Dole: boosting nutritional value by adding more colors, complexity, and nutritional density in the foods we eat. Dole is, of course, […]

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breakfast banana split

Breakfast Banana Splits

Are you enjoying this summer’s fresh produce¬†yet? If you’re feeling like you need some inspiration, look no further than the Dole “Get Up And Grow” tour – There’s a virtual cornucopia of fresh recipe ideas, from smoothies to main courses to desserts. Inspired by the healthy bounty on the Get Up and Grow tour, we […]

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