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It’s Konnyaku Time!

It’s…what time? Konnyaku time! If you haven’t tried this tasty and unique food yet, you’re in for a treat (really!). Konnyaku is the name for the jelly-like substance made from the root of the tropical Asian plant known as konjac orĀ  elephant yam. The konnyaku is then sliced into thin strips to make shirataki noodles. […]

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Crispy Honey-Almond Cereal Bars

Cereal bars sound like such a nice idea – a quick way to grab a healthy breakfast on the way out the door. But have you seen some of what’s being sold as cereal bars in stores? There’s quite a bit of non-food masquerading as actual breakfast food these days. The good news is, it’s […]

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Gluten-Free Cheddar Heart Crackers

Seriously, who has time to make homemade crackers?!? And why would you, if it’s so easy to buy them in a nice little box? Trust me when I say, I hear you. Us working moms practically have no time to go to the grocery store, let alone make our own crackers. BUT – There’s something […]

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Cranberry-Jicama Star Appetizers

So you’re having a party, and you’d like to serve some fresh and healthy appetizers, but you’d rather make your kids do most of the work? Done! These cranberry jicama star appetizers are gluten-free and use only unprocessed ingredients. Even better, they just involve some quick prep work on your part, and then the kids […]

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Arborio rice growing in the fields

Lundberg Rice Farm Visit

Rice: It’s one of the major food staples of the world. It’s one of the first foods most of of eat as babies. It’s ubiquitous in many varieties of ethnic cooking. And yet, most of us (well, at least we’re speaking for the Jolly Tomato here) don’t have any clue how it’s grown. So with […]

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Inside Knott’s Berry Farm

A look at new menu items at Knott’s Berry Farm.

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