TIP OF THE DAY: Have Some Figs For National Fig Week

[1] Honey-roasted figs are a delicious dessert. You can serve them with goat cheese or mascarpone (photo courtesy Melissa’s). Brown Turkey figs, a popular variety (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [3] Fig fondue (photo courtesy California Figs).   Figs are such a delicious fruit; but how often do you eat them? For inspiration, we have a…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Veestro & Other Better-For-You-Foods

[1] These pizza crusts are made from fresh cauliflower, from Cali’Flour Foods. [2] You can top your pizza with anything you like—just as with a wheat crust. This Shrimp Caesar Salad pizza is from HealthyMood_SF | Instagram. [3] Kevita Master Brew kombucha has great flavor plus probiotic benefits (photo courtesy KeVita).   Typically, we have…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Biotta Organic Juices & More Good-For-You Foods

[1] Biotta, king of bottled organic juices, is available in 10 flavors (photo courtesy Biotta). [2] An egg-cellent grab-and-go snack from Pete & Gerry’s. [3] Tasty, hydrating watermelon juice Photo courtesy Tsamma Juice | AJC.   This edition of Top Pick Of The Week contains the tastiest good-for-you products. Our Top Pick, Biotta Organic Juices,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: If You Buy, Buy Healthy (i.e., Buy This, Not That)

Tempting, delicious, good for you (photo courtesy Botanica | LA).   Over the recent Memorial Day weekend, we popped into a friend’s party. There was plenty to drink, and in an hour, salmon and steaks would start to sizzle. But the nibbles available prior to then were strictly “fraternity party”: cheese corn, potato chips, pretzels,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Easiest Seafood Appetizer

[1] A “flower” presentation from C Chicago (now Ocean Cut Chicago). [2] Scallop crudo with pistachio oil, pomegranate arils and fresh herbs, from La Pecora Bianca | NYC. [3] Arugula pesto and pink peppercorns plus gold leaf, at Sushi Roku | Katana. [4] Briefly seared with fresh figs at Sushi Roku | Scottsdale. [5] Asian-style…
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