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10.24.2014

Enter Fall Roasting Season!

As much as we love the summer sun shining down on us and giving us virtually 12 months of BBQ weather, it is also nice to begin the fall season where cooler weather gives us the opportunity to move our culinary expertise indoors for a bit. Now is the perfect time for you to visit […]

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10.9.2014

Sugar Pie Pumpkins

October is here and, along with it, the pumpkin season! Naturally, it’s time to talk about pumpkin pies but the recent 100 degree days makes it very difficult to even think about turning on the oven.   Nonetheless, let’s talk pumpkins, pumpkins, and more pumpkins. So, go ahead and grab a can opener and crack […]

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9.19.2014

Juicing Does a Body Good

So, what’s your plan to stay healthy as you wrap-up your summer? We resolve to stay healthy by juicing, year-round! One sure-fire way to get your essential vitamins and nutrients through vegetables and fruits in a quick and easy way is through juicing. The resulting liquid from juicing contains most of the vitamins, minerals and […]

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9.9.2014

Cool & Sweet Summer Grapes

Here in California, we are lucky to be able to enjoy cool, crisp, and sweet grapes all summer long. Grapes are perfect for snacking out of hand and are a great way to stay hydrated during the heat of summer, all while enjoying a sweet treat. Some have even been known to freeze grapes for […]

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8.18.2014

Cook like your life depends on it!

Cooking like your life depends on it is Joshua Rosenthal’s, Founder and Director of the Institute on Integrative Nutrition, main advice to people. As he puts it, “the food we take into our mouth goes into our stomach, where it gets digested and eventually assimilated into the bloodstream. Our blood is what creates our tissues, […]

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7.22.2014

All Natural Wild Caught Jumbo Scallops

Have you ever prepared a scallop that ended up a little on the tough side and thought maybe you over cooked them?  In most cases, the scallops used were not natural scallops from the cold waters of Georges Bank off the coast of New England, U.S.A.  There are basically two ways scallops are packed; they […]

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7.11.2014

Combat Inflammation through Diet

What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural healing response; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens – and begin the healing process. As part of the immune response, acute inflammation is normally present in the body at low levels.  A few examples of acute inflammation include acute bronchitis, […]

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6.26.2014

Summeripe Nectarines

Yellow Nectarines are in season and sweeter than ever! Our locally grown yellow nectarines are on sale for $2.49 lb through July 1st, so grab them while you can. I’d like to give you a little back-story on our nectarines – the history, uses, and information on our grower. Nectarines are a fantastic sweet/tart fruit […]

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6.23.2014

Vegan protein – not just for vegans

It’s a common misconception that if a product is labeled as “vegan,” it only pertains to people who avoid all animal products. Herbivores and carnivores alike can equally benefit from the plentiful nutritious rewards vegan supplements provide, especially vegan protein powders. No matter where your dietary alliance lies, everyone should be aware of all the incredible […]

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6.19.2014

The Season of “Donut” Peaches Continues…

We just started our most unique stone fruit variety of the year; the Galaxy Donut White Peach. These aptly named donut peaches are flatly shaped and have an elliptical shape like our own Milky Way Galaxy. The Donut peaches have a distinguished sweet taste and have some of the highest brix (sugar to acid ratio) […]

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