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Halloween With Natural Food Coloring

Picture this: A Halloween feast with natural food coloring. That’s right – as in, treats with colors found in nature, not in shocking food coloring. Even though we’re used to all sorts of wild colors in our Halloween treats, an all-natural Halloween is not as far-fetched as you’d think. Of course you can always stick […]

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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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Green Food The Natural Way

Each year when St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, we get inundated with images of food in unnatural shades of green. This always makes us scratch our heads because some of the most beautiful green food we’ve ever seen comes straight from the earth, no food dyes required. True, there aren’t that many naturally green desserts, […]

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Christmas WITHOUT Food Coloring

Christmas without food coloring? Is that even…possible?!? Well, sure. Just to be clear, we’re talking about artificial food dyes that come with letters and numbers (example: FD & C Blue #1), products that are widely used in the U.S. but require a warning label in Europe. Artificial food colorings have been associated with hyperactivity in […]

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Spooky Rice Ghosts for Halloween

After our recent visit to a rice farm, we can’t wait to cook with rice. And what better season than Halloween than to make these “spooky” rice ghosts? We started this project with sushi rice, the ultimate shape-able, mold-able rice for making creepy creations. Sushi riceĀ  has a very round, short grain and is very […]

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Green Frosting

OK, I’ve already pushed the limits on what is acceptable in terms of green food for the month, what with the Greens, Eggs, and Ham and the Green (Rainbow Chard) Cake. But now I’ve totally gone off the rails with this Green Frosting (click for recipe), made with spinach. Yes, I’ve officially become that mom. […]

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