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The Real Reason You Should Eat Avocado Toast

POSTED: October 16, 2018
It's ridiculously simple. It requires no recipe. It can be one of life’s simplest pleasures. And, it's ideal for breakfast, lunch, a mid-afternoon snack or any time of the day. If you haven't ...
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October Superfood of the Month: Figs

POSTED: October 2, 2018
What comes to mind when you think of figs? The classic Fig Newton cookie?  Or, one of the many Bible stories that talk about fig trees?  What about a favorite recipe using fresh or dried figs? ...
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September Superfood of the Month: Pears

POSTED: August 28, 2018
Do you know what fruit has over 3,000 varieties, helps reduce your cancer risk, and is considered "hypoallergenic?" It's the pear! With fall, and hopefully some fall-like temperatures, just ...
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July Superfood of the Month: Tomatoes

POSTED: June 26, 2018
We all know that “explode in your mouth” sweetness that comes from a perfectly ripe, fresh-picked tomato.  In many parts of the country, freshy-harvested tomatoes are becoming abundantly ...
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June Superfood of the Month: Avocados

POSTED: May 29, 2018
What fruit has more potassium than a banana and is sometimes called an "alligator pear?"   Believe it or not, it's the avocado!   And, yes, you read right...it is a fruit...actually, ...
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Does Color Matter?

POSTED: May 15, 2018
We have all heard the advice:   "Eat the Rainbow"   Of course, we are NOT talking about the rainbow found in a bag of Skittles or a box of "magically delicious" Lucky Charms!  And, ...
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April Superfood of the Month: Dates

POSTED: March 27, 2018
They are wrinkly, brown and their chewy texture is sweet and satisfying. And, they are not raisins! We are talking about dates... and, for good reason,   they are our Superfood of the Month ...
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March Superfood of the Month: Kiwi

POSTED: February 27, 2018
If we asked you which fruit has the highest level of Vitamin C, what would you guess?   Oranges, right? Believe it or not, there are several fruits (and vegetables) with more Vitamin C than ...
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Frozen in Time

POSTED: August 22, 2017
One of the best pleasures of summer?   Fresh, flavorful fruits and vegetables!   If you eat in-season (which we highly recommend!), then you most likely love this incredible summer ...
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It’s Melon Time!

POSTED: August 8, 2017
If you are hitting the farmers’ market this month, it will be obvious that melon season has arrived!  There are many ways to enjoy local, in-season melons, but do you ever wonder... what to look ...
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July Superfood of the Month: Blueberries

POSTED: June 27, 2017
When it comes to food, there are many examples of good things that come in small packages.   This is definitely true for blueberries!   They may be small, but they are big on flavor and ...
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Your Guide For Selecting the Best Produce

POSTED: June 13, 2017
We all want to enjoy high-quality produce to get the benefit of the best possible flavor and nutrition.  But how? The first tip in picking the best produce?   Buy in-season at your local ...
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Are You Throwing Away Flavor?

POSTED: April 11, 2017
Have you ever noticed how many Eat REAL America recipes call for citrus zest – either lemon, lime or orange zest? Do you sometimes ask yourself “is that ingredient really necessary?” or do you ...
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Kick the Can to the Curb

POSTED: November 15, 2016
Is there a red, wobbly dish that sticks out like a sore thumb on your Thanksgiving day table? Is it there, amongst all the other dishes that have been prepared with patience and love, jiggling ...
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November Superfood of the Month: Pomegranate

POSTED: November 1, 2016
Welcome to pomegranate season...and the Superfood for November! If you haven’t seen them already, these ruby-red seasonal fruits should start showing up at your local stores.  Until a few years ...
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July Superfood of the Month: Peaches

POSTED: July 5, 2016
We are kicking off the month of July with a Superfood that is one of the most popular fruits grown in the United States (coming in right behind apples and oranges)... PEACHES! Who doesn't love a ...
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May Superfood of the Month: Rhubarb

POSTED: May 3, 2016
What do you think of when you hear "rhubarb?"   A lot of people say “It reminds me of grandma” or “Rhubarb pie, of course!” Over the years, it seems like rhubarb has become an ...
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March Superfood of the Month: Mango

POSTED: March 1, 2016
How often do you enjoy the delightful taste and nutrition of a ripe, sweet mango?  Does it typically take a backseat to other more familiar fruits?  Do you choose frozen mango because you aren’t ...
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It’s What’s On the Inside That Counts!

POSTED: July 21, 2015
Which would you prefer?  A perfectly round flawless tomato or, for 30% less money, a tomato with some funky lumps and bumps?  Many people tend to avoid the “ugly” produce, even though they are ...
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At The Core of It…

POSTED: April 28, 2015
A few Christmases ago, I was the lucky recipient of a pineapple corer.  The real story is I took it from my cousin's girlfriend in the white elephant gift exchange!  At the time, I didn’t really ...
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Summer on a Stick!

POSTED: July 1, 2014
Summertime bliss…a cold glass of lemonade, fireworks on the 4th of July, your favorite music, watermelon seed spitting contests and eating a popsicle at lightning speed to keep it from melting ...
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