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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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Creamy Polenta for #StreamTeam

What’s good about February? We’ve narrowed it down to three things: Chilly temps, comfort food, and movie nights. That pretty much sums it up, right? For our #StreamTeam adventures with Netflix this month, we’re looking at fun family shows that everyone can enjoy. At the top of that roster is the new Full House show, […]

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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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Secret Sauce – A Sauce Filled With Veggies

Is it bad for a parent to tell a little white lie? How if you tell kids you’re serving a special Secret Sauce, without mentioning that the sauce hides a pile of additional vegetables? To test this question, we served up one of our favorite pasta sauces, also known as “Secret Sauce.” This sauce looks […]

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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this momentĀ I seeĀ nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]

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Go Grill Crazy with a Grilled Veggie Platter

Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and a grilled veggie platter is your favorite summer dish. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables […]

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