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Summer Watermelon Carving

Watermelon carving is a time-honored summer tradition at our house, made even more fun when the kids get involved. It’s almost at the point where we can’t bear to see a plain round watermelon; we have an irresistible urge to carve it into something. We’ve got more ideas than we can count so we’re just […]

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Watermelon Bacon: We Can’t Get Enough

We recently ran into a friend we hadn’t seen in a while, and she said, “I’ve been thinking of you – I just made your watermelon bacon again!” Hey – we haven’t made that in a while! But it is indeed that season again. Time to strip down that watermelon and make it into a […]

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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. We live at the beach and we’ve got people coming and going all the time… so we like to have tasty, […]

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True Food Kitchen Summer Menu Features New Tastes

Every year, True Food Kitchen‘s summer menu features a spectacular array of fruits, herbs, and vegetables. This year there are some ingredients and preparations you might not have tried before, so it’s definitely worth a visit. Starters First, the summer menu features a wildly colorful Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad. Like many items on the […]

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Cherry Bourbon Sour, left, and Watermelon Mojito, right, with the Watermelon-Heirloom Tomato Salad at True Food Kitchen

A Plant-Centric Summer Menu at True Food Kitchen

It’s summertime, which means that the chefs at True Food Kitchen are going all-out with the super-fresh, farm-ripened fruits and veggies that are a mainstay of the restaurant’s plant-centric cuisine. Watermelon? Check! (And it comes in red and yellow!). Heirloom tomatoes? Check! (And they’re super-sweet!). Fresh corn? Check! (And of course it’s non-GMO.) We had […]

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Watermelon Bacon – A Tasty Vegan Snack

Summertime means lots of watermelon, and a need for healthy snacks like watermelon bacon. Watermelon…bacon?!?!? Yes – That’s dehydrated and spiced watermelon, cooked low and slow until crispy. It’s a purely vegan snack that tastes kind of like a salty/spicy fruit leather, or possibly fruit jerky. If your summer is anything like ours, your kids […]

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