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Cherry Bourbon Sour, left, and Watermelon Mojito, right, with the Watermelon-Heirloom Tomato Salad at True Food Kitchen

A Plant-Centric Summer Menu at True Food Kitchen

It’s summertime, which means that the chefs at True Food Kitchen are going all-out with the super-fresh, farm-ripened fruits and veggies that are a mainstay of the restaurant’s plant-centric cuisine. Watermelon? Check! (And it comes in red and yellow!). Heirloom tomatoes? Check! (And they’re super-sweet!). Fresh corn? Check! (And of course it’s non-GMO.) We had […]

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Watermelon Bacon

Watermelon Bacon – An Anytime Snack for #StreamTeam

Our summer schedule gets a little crazy with early mornings (Junior Lifeguard program) and late nights (movies and fun with friends). Thanks to Netflix, we can have our TV or movie entertainment anytime.  So what we need is a good healthy “anytime” snack to go with our “anytime” schedule, and that means watermelon bacon. Watermelon…bacon?!?!? […]

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Tropical Fruit Paradise at Robert is Here

You may think you’ve seen tropical fruit, but you haven’t really seen tropical fruit until you’ve visited Robert is Here in Homestead, Florida. (Yes, it’s called Robert is Here – more on that below.) Calling Robert is Here a tropical fruit stand seems like a enormous understatement – it’s more like a tropical fruit wonderland, […]

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Watermelon ‘Bacon’ and Summer Corn Salad

Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summertime because it’s simple, refreshing, and stands perfectly well on its own. But…what if you want to put in a little extra time and take your watermelon to the next level? That’s what happens when you dehydrate your watermelon (does taking the water out of watermelon make it…melon?) and […]

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Flame-Broiled Fruit for #StreamTeam

OK, we’ll just go right ahead and admit that technically this is “grilled” fruit, but doesn’t “flame-broiled fruit” sound so much better?   Anyway, this week we’ve been grilling fruit because 1) It’s summer and we have amazing fruits on hand; 2) We’ve already got the grill on anyway; and 3) We’ve got a serious dragon obsession going […]

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Summer Watermelon Carving

It’s that time of year when the knives come out and the creative juices start flowing…If it’s July, it’s gotta be watermelon carving season! Each year we try to come up with something new to enter into the National Watermelon Promotion Board’s watermelon carving contest. In past years, we’ve done everything from a Shrek watermelon […]

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