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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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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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The Dole Get Up and Grow! Tour

Should your family be eating more fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet? We think so – and so do our friends at Dole! That’s why we’re proud to share the news that Dole has just launched its Get Up and Grow! North American tour to promote fresh fruit and produce and healthy living. The […]

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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this momentĀ I seeĀ nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]

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Grill Crazy

Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and summer vegetables are the perfect for the grill. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables taste […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 10

Friday Food News Wrap: March 10

We celebrated International Pancake Day this week, followed by Mardi Gras, followed by the beginning of Lent, and many of us have sugar consumption (or lack of it) on our minds. Did you know, for instance, that even though soft drinks are banned in the L.A. schools, kids can still choose a breakfast that contains […]

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