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dragon shakes

Dragon Shakes for Halloween

Want to serve a creep-tastic drink for your Halloween festivities? We’ve got you covered, with this purple Dragon Shake, covered in mint “moss.” We started with magenta dragonfruit from Melissa’s Produce and finished with mint-flavored Mini Herb Crystals from Fresh Origins Micro Greens (basically mint-flavored sugar crystals). Add some vanilla ice cream and you’re ready […]

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pomegranate lemonade

Pomegranate Lemonade

We’re havin’ a heat wave! Darn, is it hot here in Southern California. The kids have been coming home from school drenched in sweat and begging for some relief. Is it fall or summer? We’re confused. Anyway, we found the perfect way to cool off by using a little summer-meets-fall produce magic to make a […]

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three pickle jars

Easy Summer Pickling

Pickling is one of those things that I’ve always shied away from in the summer. Mostly I feared that I would go through all kinds of effort, and then the jars would sit unopened, languishing until mid-winter, until someone would finally decide that they wanted the jars for another project and dump everything out. I […]

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shishitos

A New Look at Peppers

I recently discovered that I’ve been thinking about peppers the wrong way. In my head, I’ve been subconsciously dividing peppers into “hot” and “not hot” categories and serving the kids the peppers from the latter category. But as I’ve come to realize from reading The Great Pepper Cookbook from Melissa’s Produce, there’s an enormous range […]

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brownies and beets

Blackberry Beet Brownies

I’m just going to come out and say it – These Blackberry Beet Brownies are among the best brownies I’ve ever had. (At the very least, they’re right up there with the Kale Brownies and the Lentil Brownies.) But I want to make one other thing clear: I don’t seek out ways to hide vegetables […]

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deviled potatoes

Deviled Potatoes

St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and it inspires us to get in touch with our inner leprechaun and create funny and mischievous treats. Now while these deviled potatoes aren’t necessarily Irish, or devilish, we like them because they’re just silly enough (and easy for kids to make) that they seem like fun for […]

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