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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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Champagne grape pancakes

Champagne Grape Pancakes

We are loving every minute with this month’s fresh summer fruits, and one of our favorite out-of-hand summer fruits is grapes. This year, we had a chance to try a variety of summer grapes thanks to Melissa’s Produce. Pictured below, we have Black Muscato grapes (on the left), Red Moscato grapes (on the right), Jelly […]

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Celery-Carrot Tea Cake

Celery…for dessert?!? What are you up to this time, Jolly Tomato? (It’s true, we have a tendency to put green things in desserts, like this one, this one, and this one. But there’s enough sugar and butter in all of these treats so that they don’t taste overly vegetable-y, so why would a anyone complain?) […]

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Gai Lan Egg Cups for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is just around the corner (January 31) – what are you going to eat? Most people associate the color red with Chinese New Year, but some of the best foods you can eat to celebrate are actually green. Case in point: the green vegetables from Melissa’s Produce that are now found in […]

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Fall Flavor Gift Pack #Giveaway

UPDATE: Congrats to our winner, Leticia, and thanks to everyone for entering! We had a great time checking out cool new fruits and vegetables throughout the month of October; now it’s time to give some away! Frieda’s has generously offered to send one of our readers a giant gift box filled with fall treasures and […]

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Year of the Green Dragon Apple

You know how much we love apples around here, so you can see why fall is one of the happiest seasons at our house. Just when we thought we had tried them all (OK, that’s probably not possible) we stumbled onto a new variety that’s become an instant family favorite: The Green Dragon Apple (these […]

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