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purple and yellow cauliflower

Colorful Cauliflower

Often when we hear people talk about cauliflower, we hear the word “bland” tossed around. Bland – really? It can be plenty of things but bland sure doesn’t have to be one of them. Cauliflower can be crunchy or smooth, cooked up in a savory sauce or roasted to bring out just a hint of […]

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chocolate banana bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Summer is here, which means that fresh fruit is abundant, and our bananas often get neglected. While we’re slurping down fresh peaches, cherries, blueberries, and watermelon, our bananas are getting softer and browner in the background. But never fear! We’ve got a tasty way to use up bananas and get your kiddos to eat a […]

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apple coleslaw serving

Eat Your Water

It’s no secret that eating plenty of fresh fruits and veggies are good for your overall diet. But fruits and veggies are also the key to keeping you hydrated, and hence healthier and more youthful-looking as well. That’s the central premise of skin care pioneer Howard Murad’s book, “The Water Secret,” which is chock-full of […]

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beet soup

Beet Soup for Mother’s Day

Roses? Rubies? If you want to show Mom some truly brilliant shades of red and pink for Mother’s Day, serve her some beets. That’s right, beets. Even though we live on a different coast from our mom, we know she’d love this brightly hued beet soup. It’s super-easy and super-tasty – simple enough for Dad […]

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orange ginger lemonade glass

Organic Produce and Orange-Ginger Lemonade

Produce delivery day! Even if you know what’s going to be in the box, it’s still exciting to open it up and see what’s inside. (The cat is standing guard just in case a vegetable jumps out and needs to be pounced upon.) We’re happy to report that Melissa’s Produce has added a range of […]

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A Whole Lotta Healthy Food at Whole Foods

Do you have a Whole Foods market near you? And if so, how often do you make the trip with your kids? Recently we had an opportunity to do a behind-the-scenes tour at our local Whole Foods, and even though we’ve shopped there many times we were impressed with the new things we discovered. First […]

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