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Oranges Beat the Winter Blues

For me, winter has always meant oranges. Long before I lived in an orange-growing climate, we’d mark the middle of winter when a fresh delivery of oranges would arrive from my grandmother in Florida. Now, here in Southern California, we’re lucky to be surrounded by a bounty of winter oranges, including a handful of fruitful […]

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Melissa’s Organic Green Juice Box

After a long day spent traveling for work, imagine what a nice surprise it was to walk in the door and be greeted by this wonderful organic produce box from Melissa’s. It was like opening an indoor garden: This Organic Green Juice Box contains one bunch each of organic kale, lettuce, celery, parsley, collard greens, […]

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Prevent Child Obesity – 5 Tips

Childhood obesity has been in the news this week – even more so than before – in part because of a controversial series of ads run in Georgia. These ads feature overweight kids who talk frankly about being teased and ostracized because of their weight. No matter how you feel about the ads, the pain […]

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Weekly News Bites: May 13

It’s spring, the flowers are out, and the farmers’ markets are overflowing with the freshest new produce. If you haven’t been cooking with them already, it’s time to get to know your spring fruits and vegetables. To get started, check out this great primer on spring fruits and veggies from Big Girls, Small Kitchen on […]

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A Day on the “Coupon Diet”

Recently some researchers released a study of what you happen if you only ate the food that was advertised on TV. (Answer: You’d be in a sorry state.) It also got us thinking a lot about coupons, which are marketed heavily toward people shopping for families with kids. In fact, we’re constantly hearing about how […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Crazy Ice

We’re going to stretch the definition of “food” a little bit here today to bring you some fun stuff that’s cool and refreshing and doesn’t involve any ovens or grills. We’re talking about ice – and not just the clear stuff that comes in boring old cubes. This time we’re looking at ice that makes […]

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