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Archive | May, 2012

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Corn…Sugar?

Corn sugar – Could that be a nice-sounding new name to replace high fructose corn syrup? As of yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration has decided “No.” The FDA’s letter, as sent to Corn Refiners Association, rejected the proposed moniker with the argument that “sugar” is typically associated with a crystallized substance, while “syrup” (like high […]

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Real Food: Short Order

Ready to kick off Real Food Summer? We’re excited to start off with a recent chat we had with Chef Christian Page of Short Order in L.A. Short Order, created by culinary innovators Nancy Silverton and the late Amy Pressman, features traditional comfort foods that are all made with locally raised, organic, artisanal, and handmade products. Silverton […]

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Real Food Summer

Are you eating real food this summer? Starting this weekend we’re kicking off a new feature we’re calling Real Food Summer. Throughout Real Food Summer, we’re going to be looking at all kinds of “real” food – i.e., food that we know where it comes from, how it’s made, and what’s in it. We’re going […]

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Protect SNAP Funding

Did your kids eat three good meals today? If so, consider them lucky. Hunger is an epidemic in this country, and as many as 1 in 5 kids don’t get enough to eat. Kids and families who suffer from hunger do have an important safety net: SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), the federally funded food program formerly […]

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Real Food Dinner: Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Welcome to sunny Southern California, where I’m hosting the main course of our “real food” progressive dinner and a fantastic GIVEAWAY! (More on that in a moment…) I am so proud to be celebrating Food Revolution Day with some of my favorite bloggers: Brianne of Red, Round, or Green, Bettina of The Lunch Tray, Grace […]

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Mango Mini Muffins

Mmm…mangos. Who can resist a perfectly sweet ripe mango? No one in our house, that’s for sure. One of the reasons we love mangos so much is that you can use them to brighten up just about any dish, sweet or savory. We use them for smoothies, salsa, salads, sandwiches, cakes, and of course just […]

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