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Sweet Treats at ExpoWest

Earlier this week we gave you the lowdown on some fun savory finds at ExpoWest; now it’s time for some sweet treats. ExpoWest, of course, is the mother of all natural products trade shows, with 77,000 attendees and 2,700 exhibitors. But don’t be fooled by the “natural products” label into thinking that you’ll only see […]

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Dear North Salmon Bites

Savory Finds at ExpoWest

Spring has sprung, the clocks have changed, and companies are rolling out new and fabulous products, which can only mean…it’s ExpoWest time. ExpoWest, or more formally “Natural Products Expo West & Engradea Brought to You by the New Hope Network,” is the mother of all trade shows for natural products. With 77,000 attendees, 2,700 exhibitors. […]

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Romanesco – A Math Lover’s Vegetable

Behold the lovely Romanesco: This broccoli-related floret is the perfect spring shade of green and gold, and it winds around in seemingly endless patterns of perfect spirals. A part of the brassica family that was first grown in Italy, it’s also known as Roman cauliflower. Why are math lovers fascinated with Romanesco? Each bud consists […]

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Dragon Fruit Dessert

Colorful Dragon Fruit Dessert

The dragon fruit, in case you haven’t ever sliced into one, is a real show-stopper. Once it flashes its deep magenta flesh, the other fruits might as well give up. The intense purple coloring has that “I can’t believe there’s no filter” quality to it – and there’s a little part of your brain that […]

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Creamy Polenta for #StreamTeam

What’s good about February? We’ve narrowed it down to three things: Chilly temps, comfort food, and movie nights. That pretty much sums it up, right? For our #StreamTeam adventures with Netflix this month, we’re looking at fun family shows that everyone can enjoy. At the top of that roster is the new Full House show, […]

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When you slice into this chocolate cake, there's a heart-shaped surprise inside! Plus - no artificial coloring; only beet juice.

Heart Surprise Cake for Valentine’s Day

Surprise cakes are popping up everywhere, whether they’re gender reveal cakes or cakes with flowers, letters, numbers, or symbols hidden inside. That’s why, for Valentine’s Day, you’ll be right on the cutting edge if you make a cake with a sweet surprise inside – a pink heart for your Valentine. To make one of these […]

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Snackadium for the Super Bowl

What is a snackadium? A snack stadium, of course! It’s when you figure out some way to create a stadium replica out of cardboard and fill it with all of your favorite game day snacks. We just made ours for the Super Bowl, so we thought we’d share. In this case, we started with two […]

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