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2016: Year of the Vegetable

Welcome to 2016, which we’re calling the Year of the Vegetable. If you love eating vegetables, this is your lucky year. And if you (or someone in your family) doesn’t like eating vegetables, this year is going to be the year everything changes…We’re sure of it. “Plants are the new meat,” declares NPR, as it […]

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New from Dole: Less-stringy celery

Fruits, Vegetables, and Dole’s ‘Huetrition’

What’s the best and easiest thing you could do to improve your family’s eating habits? Eat a greater variety of fruits and vegetables. That’s the idea behind the guiding philosophy of ‘huetrition’ espoused by Dole: boosting nutritional value by adding more colors, complexity, and nutritional density in the foods we eat. Dole is, of course, […]

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Breakfast Banana Splits

Are you eating as many fruits and vegetables as you can? If you’re feeling like you need some inspiration, why not give Breakfast Banana Splits a try? We’re taking our inspiration from the Dole “Get Up And Grow” initiative. This initiative urges North Americans to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into their diets. Dole has […]

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Fruit and Veggie Facts

Should your family be eating more fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet? We think so – and so do our friends at Dole! In honor of Dole’s Get Up and Grow! North American tour, we want to share these Fruit and Veggie Facts. Thanks to the Dole Nutrition Institute and Dole Food Company’s Jenn […]

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Reducetarianism and Healthy Turkey Quinoa Chili

We just recently heard the term “reducetarianism” for the first time, and we like it. It’s about reducing the amount of meat/poultry and meat products you eat for environmental reasons, and we find it particularly compelling. Realistically, in our house, we’re not about to give up meat entirely. That said, we like the idea of […]

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5 (Doable) New Year’s Family Food Resolutions

You know those New Year’s food resolutions that you start out making – like eliminating all added sugar – that turn out to be really, really hard to keep? Sure, resolutions are aspirational, but they’re also arbitrary. If you set the bar too high, they can lead to discouragement. Worst case scenario, they can lead […]

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