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Southwestern Turkey Tacos

Southwest BBQ Turkey Tacos – and a Giveaway

Update: Congrats to Shaina, our giveaway winner! Thanks to all who entered. We love Thanksgiving and all of its warm, rich, comfort foods. But sometimes it’s good to lighten things up a little bit, add some new color, throw in a little crunch, or just find a way to make everything a just little bit […]

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purple chips

Purple Sweet Potato Chips

With fall rolling around, we’re ready to start thinking about foods in deep, rich autumn hues…such as the purple in these beautiful Stokes Purple sweet potatoes from Frieda’s Produce. We wanted to make a snack for the kids that would highlight this amazing purple color, but the snack had to be kid-friendly. The result? Purple […]

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sliced watermelon cake

No-Bake Summer Watermelon Cake

Imagine a cake that has only two ingredients, requires no cooking, is gluten-free and sugar-free (if you want it that way), is ready in about 30 minutes, and makes an impressive “pow” of an appearance at any summer barbeque or picnic. Yes, it’s possible… in the form of this no-bake summer watermelon cake. If you’re […]

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lemonade salads

Family Comfort Food at Lemonade

When Lemonade opened up near us last year in Manhattan Beach, we were immediately drawn in by the vast array of brightly colored salads and entrees. There’s a salad for just about everyone, and the salad choices change seasonally, so there’s something new and tasty just about every time you go in. But it wasn’t […]

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strawberry blackberry cups

A Healthi(er) Birthday Party

The calendar has turned another page, and now it’s time to plan that next birthday party. You ask your kid what he wants to serve, and the response is, “Chips. Candy. Cake.” You close your eyes, rub your temples a little bit, and try to remind yourself that it’s the nutrition you provide during the […]

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The ingredients that the chefs had to choose from

How Well Does Your Mayor Cook?

Most likely your town’s mayor is not a gourmet chef. But would he or she be willing to be put to the test – if it meant demonstrating the value to the community of healthy, local eating? We had a chance to ask that question recently while serving as a judge of a mayoral cook-off […]

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