Archive: November, 2012

What is Organic?

Jim Riddle is the Organic Outreach Coordinator for UMN – Southwest Research and Outreach Center. He met with Market host Jill Jones to answer the question: “What does it mean when produce and meat products are labeled organic?” I really liked this short and concise video for those of you out there who want an […]

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Organic Vegan Almond Banana Bread

  I subscribe to Cooking Light {of course i do} and I got inspired to make some yummy banana bread. As you know, I must adapt my recipes to be GF and Vegan to suit my palate. I had some over-ripe bananas that were going to go bad if I didn’t use them. The recipe […]

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Top 5 Foods for your HEART

A healthy diet equals a happy heart. When reconsidering your food habits, think of meals that have everything in its natural form. The way it comes from the ground, not canned or processed. Fresh foods and produce are the cornerstone for a healthy diet and a healthy heart. If we want to protect our hearts […]

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In The Community: Interview with Dori Friedberg Part 2

A Little bit of FUN…From Dori   6. What is your favorite food? Avocados   7. Do you have a cheat food? Hmm, I really love sweets, so I’d say either dark chocolate (like 70% cacao), or coconut-based ice cream. I do also love raw desserts, but those I actually consider to be nutritive and […]

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Top 5 Smart Start Breakfast Meals

Eating a balanced breakfast is key to starting your day right. This is my favorite meal of the day. The right combinations of foods can be the difference between a good day and a bad day. Eating a nutritious dense breakfast can help sustain your energy throughout the day. Here are some healthy options to […]

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In The Community: Interview with Dori Friedberg Part 1

  I was at a local Vegan Ice Cream shop, one of my favorites, KindKreme on Ventura Blvd. in Studio City. I saw a card posted on the bulletin board and it caught my attention, it read “Healing Thru Food“. When I got home I looked up the website and quickly contacted Dori. Her mission […]

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What Happened to Prop 37?

If you are from California, it would sadden you to know that that Proposition 37 did not pass. Although I am pleased with all other measures that passed supporting same-sex marriage, and the legalization of Marijuana, our Food Movement was at a loss. Last week, voters rejected the ballot initiative, which called for labeling some […]

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