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Golden Beet Skirt Steak Salad and October Unprocessed

It’s October, which means it’s time for beautiful fall produce… and clean eating, before the holidays roll around. Today we’re featuring Golden Beet Skirt Steak Salad, which is delicious in and of itself… but it’s just a jumping-off point for a month’s worth of clean-eating dinners we’re going to be featuring here on Jolly Tomato […]

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sourdough bread

Sourdough Bread and the Art of Fermenting

Can you say (or even think) the word “sourdough” without your mouth watering? There’s something about that chewy, tangy flavor that is uniquely crave-worthy. And here’s something else to know about sourdough – it has some surprising health benefits as well. We learned all of this and more at the recent Fermentation Festival at 123 […]

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Fig Millet Kale Salad

Fig Millet Kale Salad with California Figs

Figs are a strange and wonderful fruit (although not actually a fruit – more on that in a minute). As fig season draws near, we thought we’d take a look at all things fig. First; it’s a California thing: California produces 100% of the nation’s dried figs and 98% of the fresh figs. California grows […]

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Golden Corn Chowder

Golden Corn Chowder

2017 – It’s going to be great, right? Right?!?! Yes, of course it will be, especially if you treat yourself to plenty of good, wholesome plant-based food. You can start right now with this vegan Golden Corn Chowder, with ingredients you may already have in your pantry. Why corn chowder? Because it’s such a cheery […]

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Spaghetti squash scramble

Spaghetti Squash Scramble

I never used to be crazy about spaghetti squash; mostly because I felt like people kept trying to push it as spaghetti, and it’s not. Sure, you can put all kinds of sauce and cheese on it and almost forget you are eating squash, but it’s still squash. But recently, while trying to cut back […]

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A vegan take on the traditional muffaletta sandwich

Vegan Muffaletta Sandwiches

I’ve been looking for an excuse to share these vegan muffaletta sandwiches, and there’s really no better opportunity than National Kale Day (October 5). They’re chock-full of kale, and just about every other vegetable you might like, and they’re so good you’ll never miss the meat. A muffaletta is a Sicilian sandwich, made popular by […]

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