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Grilled Fruit and Fitness with Adidas

For our family, summer is about eating the freshest foods and being outside as much as possible. When adidas asked us to write a post about healthy foods and fitness, it was a no-brainer. Before I started cooking I did my ultimate home workout routine. For those of you who are a bit more advanced, […]

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flame broiled fruit

Flame-Broiled Fruit on the Grill

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 are serving grilled fruit because 1) It’s summer and we have amazing fruits on hand; 2) We’ve already got the grill on anyway. In case you haven’t tried it […]

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Zucchini milk, made from finely pureed zucchini, is a great dairy substitute for a variety of recipes.

Zucchini Milk (Is Really A Thing)

Summertime, and zucchini is everywhere. Has your garden given you more zucchini than you know what to do with? Here’s an idea that sounds a little crazy, but it’s a real thing: Make zucchini milk. Yes, you can puree your zucchini to make a milky substance that is a great dairy-free substitute for milk in […]

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white peach salsa

Peach Salsa Made With White Peaches and Hot Sauce

Summer is peach season, and what better time to make peach salsa? We’ve learned so much about peaches that now we want to eat them in everything. This tasty restaurant-style salsa hits all the right notes.   Salsa is a tough sell for kids sometimes, so the beauty of this is that you can make […]

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Real Food: The Peach Picking and Packing Process

Peaches are a summer favorite, but unless you have your own peach tree you have to rely on farmers to get peaches to you. How does the commercial peach picking process work? Given that California grows 70 percent of U.S.-grown fresh peaches and 93 percent of fresh nectarines and plums, we thought we should learn. […]

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peach plum kuchen

Peach-Plum Kuchen

Peaches or plums? In summertime, fortunately, you don’t have to choose. One of our favorite ways to eat peaches and plums is combined together in a homemade küchen. Küchen is a German word for cake, and in this case it refers to a fruit dessert that is sort of like a pie, but with a […]

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