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jicama chips

Lemon Pepper Jicama Chips Recipe

You probably know jicama for its use in salads or as crudite, but of the most overlooked and yet tasty things you can do with jicama is to make jicama chips. Yes – jicama chips! They’re light and crunchy with just the tiniest yet tantalizing amount of sweetness. First things first, for the uninitiated: Jicama […]

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Healthy Travel Snacks and Fun with #StreamTeam

Got holiday travel plans? You’re going to need some healthy travel snacks – and some good entertainment – to keep everyone in the family happy. Let’s start with travel snacks: Who has ever enthusiastically packed a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, only to open it up on the road and find it completely smooshed? Travel […]

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Dragon Fruit Dessert

Colorful Dragon Fruit Dessert

The dragon fruit, in case you haven’t ever sliced into one, is a real show-stopper. Once it flashes its deep magenta flesh, the other fruits might as well give up. The intense purple coloring has that “I can’t believe there’s no filter” quality to it – and there’s a little part of your brain that […]

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Mangoes

Winter Fruit Week: Mangoes

Mangoes make you smile. Seriously: Just try to keep a mad face while you say the word ‘mango.’ You just can’t. These deliciously sweet and juicy fruits bring sunshine into every breakfast plate, smoothie, salad, or garnish you can imagine. That’s why they’re the perfect winter fruit to round out our Winter Fruit Week. One […]

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purple and yellow cauliflower

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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hatched potatoes

‘Hatched’ Potatoes with Hatch Chiles

Every year, in the last few weeks of summer, there’s a buzz in foodie circles about Hatch chiles. These chile peppers from New Mexico are prized for their meaty flesh, mild to medium heat, and unique smoky flavor. The catch? They’re only fresh in season in August and September. So if you’re hankering for some […]

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