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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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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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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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Warm Baby Kale-Leek Salad in Crispy Cups

Are your kids salad-eaters? Or do they turn up their noses at all things leafy and green? This is a question we’ve struggled with for a while because we have one kid in each camp (one greens, one no greens). The fact is, there are so many ways to enjoy leafy greens besides the traditional […]

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