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You can't really even seen the green in these brownies

Kale Brownies

Kale brownies: Many would ask, “Why?” We say, “Why not?” We’re not trying to hide anything over here, but if you’re going to eat brownies anyway, why not get your daily dose of kale at the same time? We made these brownies for Kale-a-Palooza, a party thrown by Food Bloggers Los Angeles. At the house […]

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Real Food: The Kale Harvest

Every other week at our house, we get a delivery from Farm Fresh to You, our Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) box that brings farm-fresh produce right to our door. Of course we love opening up the box of fresh fruits and veggies, but we also love reading the newsletter that comes with each shipment. The newsletter […]

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Leafy Greens: A Salad Bar Story

So you’d like your family to have a healthy dinner, but you just got home from work, your fridge is empty and you don’t have money or energy for a sit-down restaurant where the kids are just going to wind up eating burgers and fries. What you really need is a quick, healthy stop that […]

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The Eating of the Green

Whenever I hear that song, “When Irish Eyes are Smiling” I think of my beloved Irish grandmother, whose eyes always had such a mischievous sparkle even when she had a stern look on her face. Sigh…But I digress. St. Patrick’s Day is drawing near, and the food in our house is getting greener and greener. […]

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Greens Galore

Why do kids (supposedly) dislike green foods so much? Is it their way of rebelling against something that’s “good for you”? Is it a taste or a texture thing? Or is it just something they’ve been culturally programmed to dislike, even before they’ve had a chance to try it? Many kids are raised to eat […]

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Meyer Lemons for Lemon Week

Lemon week continues here in the Jolly Tomato household, and today we’re looking at Meyer lemons. Why Meyer lemons? It mostly has to do with the always patient and indulgent Mr. Jolly Tomato. Last week he came home from the farmers’ market bearing two pounds of Meyer lemons. “Wasn’t there something you wanted Meyer lemons […]

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