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True Food Kitchen Spring Menu Is Fresh and Colorful

If you know True Food Kitchen, you’ll understand why spring is one of the most exciting seasons at this plant-driven restaurant (well, OK, summer, fall, and winter are exciting too, but you have to give some special props to spring). And the new True Food Kitchen spring menu is everything you’d hope it would be… […]

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True Food Kitchen Unveils New Spring Menu

True Food Kitchen – a restaurant based on simple, fresh, and healthy foods – is the quintessential spring restaurant. Every time you go to True Food Kitchen, you’ll enjoy a wide range of fresh fruits and veggies in bright, cheery, spring-like colors. We recently had a chance to preview the new spring menu (officially rolling […]

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Romanesco – A Math Lover’s Vegetable

Behold the lovely Romanesco: This broccoli-related floret is the perfect spring shade of green and gold, and it winds around in seemingly endless patterns of perfect spirals. A part of the brassica family that was first grown in Italy, it’s also known as Roman cauliflower. Why are math lovers fascinated with Romanesco? Each bud consists […]

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Boysenberries are Back

It’s springtime, which means that our favorite berry, the boysenberry, will soon be making its much-anticipated appearance: The Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival will run this year from March 28 through April 12.   A little history: In the 1930s Walter Knott harvested the boysenberry, a cross between a loganberry, red raspberry and blackberry, and […]

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Spring Strawberry Mini-jitos

Too bad kids don’t get to drink mojitos. They’re all light and fruity, and there’s usually something that’s green and flavorful floating in it too. Plus, there’s muddling. Not enough foods get muddled, in our opinion. In honor of spring, we thought we’d make a kid-friendly, nonalcoholic mojito, which we’re calling a “mini-jito” (after rejecting […]

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Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad

Whether you’re cooking for Easter, Passover, or just a lively spring meal, chances are you’re going to need a simple side dish. If you’re tired of the usual green lettuce salad, you should definitely give this sunny Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad a try. The tangy lemon juice makes a nice contrast with the slight sweetness […]

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