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purple and yellow cauliflower

2016: Year of the Vegetable

Welcome to 2016, which we’re calling the Year of the Vegetable. If you love eating vegetables, this is your lucky year. And if you (or someone in your family) doesn’t like eating vegetables, this year is going to be the year everything changes…We’re sure of it. “Plants are the new meat,” declares NPR, as it […]

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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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Beach ball, beach bag, and "collapsible trio" lunch packer

Dole Summer Kickoff #Giveaway

It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means it’s time for swimsuits, healthy eats, and no-fuss cooking. We’re not even going to suggest that you turn on your oven this weekend, but do have a great treat for you anyway – some new healthy salads from our friends at Dole, and a summer fun package giveaway. First […]

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kids salad

A Kid’s Salad

With all of that “green stuff,” salad can be a tough sell for many kids. Last week we worked our way around the problem by making a tasty summer bread salad. This week we tried a different tactic with our slightly picky (OK, let’s say “selective”) 9-year-old: We put him entirely in charge of creating […]

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avocado kale pesto

Ode to Pesto

Remember last year’s Ode to Hummus? This one’s similar, but with more leafy greens. Oh pesto how I love you so; So many foods with which you go. So many ways to make you mine. Each one of them is just as fine. Here’s the deal with pesto: You take the basic recipe (greens, oil, […]

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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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