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Zucchini Milk (Is Really A Thing)

Summertime, and zucchini is everywhere. Has your garden given you zucchini more 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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Pineapple Coconut French Toast

Our kids are big milk drinkers, and they’ve recently discovered that they love almond milk (especially the flavored kind) just as much as cow’s milk because it’s so rich and creamy. What are the benefits of almond milk? Of course it’s lactose free, soy free, and gluten free. It’s also – surprisingly – a great [...]

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Real Food: Bellanave Dairy

“How do you get milk from a cow?” goes one of the running jokes in our house. “You just right-click on it.” Of course our kids don’t really think this, but they might as well, considering how close they get to anything farm-like during the day. As far as they’re concerned, milk comes in gallon [...]

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Fun Food Friday: Fruit Milk

Big news in the Los Angeles area this week: LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy announced that L.A. schools will eliminate chocolate- and strawberry-flavored milk from their menus. The move came in response to activists led by Food Revolution’s Jamie Oliver, who has hounded the district on school lunch reform for weeks since his arrival in L.A. Several [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Sept. 24

It’s still September, which means it’s still Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Seems that the news on this country-wide scourge doesn’t seem to stop. If you want to join the network for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity (or if you want to see who’s in the network) click here for a [...]

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Friday Food News “Wrap”

We’ve been out of the loop this week because we spent a few days unplugged in Amish farm country. After hearing and reading about so many dairy mega-businesses, it’s a treat to see some simple, old-style family farms with cows grazing happily in the pastures. Those cows sure make some good milk, not to mention [...]

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