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Farmigo brings Farmer’s Markets to you

Would you be interested in a company which brings delicious farm-fresh foods to families but also benefits farmers?  Farmigo has the potential to change the way San Francisco families eat. The first online farmer’s market has been launched as of December 11 to connect communities (such as workplaces, schools and community centers) directly to complementary […]

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Roasted Red Cabbage

This is in the category of “things you should not assume your kids won’t like”. A friend of mine (thank you Kristen!) served it at dinner a few years ago and I was amazed that my then 5 year old daughter loved it. I really was shocked! However, my then 7 year old ate it […]

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Black bean, corn and arugula salad

Summer is coming and fresh vegetables will be plentiful. Try this delicious salad as a side dish or even a main. It’s light and satisfying. Use the ingredients list as a guide. If you don’t have peppers, use what is on hand. If you don’t like cilantro, it’s fine not to use it at all; […]

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Gluten free and dairy free Caesar salad dressing recipe

  Think outside the sandwich with Caesar salad! Running out of gluten-free and dairy-free lunch ideas for your kids’ lunchboxes? This can be a particular challenge when most traditional options revolve around bread and cheese. Of course you can always use gluten-free bread to make the traditional turkey or peanut butter and jelly, but why […]

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Quinoa and corn cakes recipe

I’m going to really try to not tell a super long story so you can get right to this recipe. Promise. A friend of mine brought me one of these a few weeks ago; she had just made a batch and I was very excited to try them. I pictured it being more like a […]

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Vegetable and bean soup recipe

One thing I’m good at is looking in the fridge and seeing a meal I can create. One friend said to me once “You look at a cucumber and see 5 ways you can use it. I look at it and see a cucumber.” Well, that’s why I’m here! On this particular night, I had […]

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What I learned about food and eating on my cleanse

I had an amazing experience this summer when I “cleansed” for 10 days. The reactions I received were interesting; some people thought I was going hard core, you know, like water with lemon and cayenne pepper with maybe some celery sticks for dinner. Many people were supportive. All I know is that I certainly felt […]

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The meaning of LYFE (kitchen), opening in Palo Alto later this summer

 LYFE Kitchen’s “Fork Lifting” event  to celebrate the upcoming opening of it’s first restaurant in Palo Alto, CA When a restaurant or brand describes their food as great-tasting that is also convenient, affordable and good for you, they have my attention. Well, they had it a great-tasting! I was invited to this event in June […]

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Veggies in a store

What is “Healthy Food” to you?

In the past few weeks, I’ve had the chance to ponder the question “What is healthy food?” It seems that many of us have very different perceptions. Maybe that’s what stands in our way some times, we think healthy food and healthy eating is not obtainable. It would be so much easier if my brain […]

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Rainbow of Veggies

From the top, red pepper, carrots, zucchini sticks, cucumbers, cheddar cauliflower, cooked broccoli, raw broccoli and grapes (I needed something purple!) On the last day of school this year, I didn’t walk into the classroom with cookies or cupcakes. Sorry, call me boring or no fun but that’s my style. Part of what I love […]

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