Should your family be eating more fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet? We think so – and so do our friends at Dole! That’s why we’re proud to share the news that Dole has just launched its Get Up and Grow! North American tour to promote fresh fruit and produce and healthy living. The […]
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Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this moment I see nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]
Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and summer vegetables are the perfect for the grill. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables taste […]
We celebrated International Pancake Day this week, followed by Mardi Gras, followed by the beginning of Lent, and many of us have sugar consumption (or lack of it) on our minds. Did you know, for instance, that even though soft drinks are banned in the L.A. schools, kids can still choose a breakfast that contains […]
Bought some lovely romanesco at Whole Foods yesterday. We were going to cook it, but the kids decided they’d rather take it in to school for show-and-tell. (From Wikipedia: “The broccoli’s shape approximates a natural fractal; each bud is composed of a series of smaller buds, all arranged in yet another logarithmic spiral.”) Isn’t nature amazing?
Today’s fun food requires only two words without much of an explanation: Potato bar. We like having our own potato bar every now and then, and we think of it as a challenge each time to come up with yummy stuff to decorate a baked potato. It’s great fun for winter football-watching days. Even better, […]