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A vegan take on the traditional muffaletta sandwich

Vegan Muffaletta Sandwiches

I’ve been looking for an excuse to share these vegan muffaletta sandwiches, and there’s really no better opportunity than National Kale Day (October 5). They’re chock-full of kale, and just about every other vegetable you might like, and they’re so good you’ll never miss the meat. A muffaletta (also spelled muffuletta) is a Sicilian sandwich, […]

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Himalayan Salt BBQ Plank

Food Gifts for Father’s Day

Fathers’ Day is just around the corner, and we’ve discovered a treasure trove of fun food-themed gift ideas at the creative and socially responsible retailer UncommonGoods. UncommonGoods has great gifts for just about every dad, whether his style is mainstream or quirky. Best of all, the food-focused gifts we picked are all under $35. (Maybe […]

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Kick-in-the-Pants Gai Lan Quinoa Bowl

Gai Lan Quinoa Bowl

This dish’s official full name is Kick-in-the-Pants Gai Lan Quinoa Bowl. Why? Because on top of all of the amazing tastes in this bright and healthy bowl (gai lan, cabbage, peppers, carrots, cashews, quinoa), there’s a spicy dressing that’ll give you just the kick in the pants you need. But let’s back up just a […]

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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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crate of oranges

Desert Farming: Citrus, Dates, and Peppers

If it’s the dead of winter, where are you going to get your fresh fruits and vegetables? In many cases, you can thank desert farming. Throughout the low desert of California’s Imperial and Coachella Valleys, the crops flourish in wintertime. Farming in the Coachella Valley To many people, the Coachella Valley conjures  an image of […]

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Tutti Frutti Farms And the Organic Farm-to-Plate Process

A visit to Tutti Frutti Farms is an eye-opener. For one thing, you learn that organic farming, like nature itself, it can be full of surprises. Your fruits and vegetables may grow in all sorts of shapes, sizes, colors, and quantities. That’s why it helps to have a close working relationship with your buyers – […]

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