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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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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 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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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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