New varieties of Organic Citrus continue to arrive. Sweet Organic Meiwa Kumquats arrived this morning,while we expect the Sour Nagami Variety to arrive next week. Used primarily as a bright and tangy garnish in Asian cuisine,Kumquats are currently experiencing a culinary discovery in the U.S. This flavor-packed gem of the
Continue reading The Produce Report:For the Week of Jan 31-Feb 5,2011
Good times in Greens Land…Jill and Erin sampled deli juices and gave a great phytonutrient rundown for our Basics in Greens class attendees…
We’ve got some recipes from this class to share with you:
Kale Waldorf Salad
This variation on the classic Waldorf salad uses
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I have curly hair. We are talking Good Ship Lollipop,Shirley Temple curly hair. My whole life has been spent searching for products that will keep my curls together and the frizz away. Sure I can gloop on some gel,but then it is stiff and hard. I want soft,luxurious curls. The kind you
Continue reading Jill washes away the Curly Blues…
Mom’s Cereals –2 for $5. Good quality,natural breakfast cereals that are a good value,even at regular price. We normally only carry their Raisin Bran,but when I was offered the sale,it seemed like a good time to try some other varieties,as well. Choose from Toasted Cinnamon Squares,Honey Nut Toasty
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Organic Valencia Oranges –99¢ lb this week!
We are deep into winter with not a lot to report on the local produce front….Ralph’s Greenhouse finished up Organic Leek production recently so we will be switching to California Grown Organic Leeks later this week. Mother Flight Farm is reaching the end of Organic Red
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As many chronic “dieters” know,there are endless food plans from which “dieters” can choose. And as those same dieters can attest,the food plans don’t work for long. Why? We all know now—they aren’t comfortable and we do not like being uncomfortable!
Incorporating your favorite
Continue reading Favorite Food Plan…guest blog part four by Karen Louise
We got busy with spices last night as cooking class instructors Jill and Heidi walked their class through the spice aisles and prepared a chicken tortilla soup and simple spiced couscous dish. Heidi also demonstrated the mace-like effects of a certain Thai spice mixture…
Bulk spices can be your best friend in the kitchen,and
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It’s a good week for organic citrus as more varieties arrive in the store. This week we’ve got Organic Royal Mandarins,Organic Orlando Tangerines,Organic Minneola Tangelos,Organic Clementines,and Organic Satsumas,all for $1.49 lb.
Royal Mandarins are a cross between a tangerine and an orange,exploiting the best traits of each. Generously sized,
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Kettle Foods Tia Chips –$2.79. Dorito(TM)-lovers now have a natural alternative. Kettle Tias are pretty darn tasty –spicy,salty,lots of flavor,without the artificial colors or flavors of the main-stream original. Choose from Nacho Cheddar,Zesty Ranch,Chili Con Queso,or Salsa Picante. Made with non-GMO organic corn. 8 oz. Reg. $3.29.
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Nutritionist Karl Mincin wrote up this document a while back to use for one of his classes. We like it,but only have it available in this format,which is a little hard on the eyes. Sorry! The first page details the links between stress and immunity,and how chronically tired adrenals can lead to
Continue reading Running on Adrenaline? How to re-charge your system with good nutrition,from guest blogger Karl Mincin
EBB:Greens With Jill and Erin Tuesday January 25th 6:30 pm Room 309 free Green Eggs and Ham I do not like them… well you know the rest!! We will explore ways to incorporate greens into your already favorite meals,and juice them to tantalize your tongue. And we’ll make a Mess O’ Greens with
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