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Food

Get in My Belly: Black Bean Rice Salad with Mango

A good rice salad recipe can be eaten at any temperature, and having tried this black bean, mango, peanut and wild rice combination, I know I will happily make it again.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Fruits

As the weather warms up, one of my favorite parts of spring and summer begins to show itself at the grocery store: fresh, delicious, relatively inexpensive fruit.

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Op Ed

How To Actually Enjoy The Summer, Maybe

Last week, it snowed in our town. Most people were disgusted. I liked it. Winter can stay as long as it likes; it’s the summer I can’t stand.

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Ladyguides

Feelin’ Fruity: Fruit on Your Patio

At this point your patio is probably straining under the weight of the greens, potatoes and other garden delights you’ve foisted out into the sunshine; but what will you do for dessert?

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We try it!

We Try It: Zoku Quick Pop Maker

In the dead of summer, what’s better than a nice, fresh, fruit juice popsicle? Making them at home is a great way to save calories and money, but also requires preparation (usually overnight). And I don’t know about you, but I’m too impatient for that, so every time I’ve been in a Williams-Sonoma this summer, […]

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Food

Grilling Fruits and Veggies

So, yeah, there’s really no purpose to posting a recipe for grilling, say, a hamburger. Not only because it’s so fool-proof but because everyone has their own conventions and rituals for doing so. So I thought I’d shine a light on the underdogs of the grilling world: fruits and vegetables.

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The Daily Goodie

TDG: Fruit and Veggie Photo Spam

I’m starving, and I really want something that grew in the dirt to eat, so for this morning’s daily goodie I’ve found a whole bunch of gorgeous photos from my favorite photo source, morguefile.  Find all sorts of pretties after the break, 100% animal product free for our vegan reader friends. 

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Food

Produce Produce

When people ask me what my favorite thing about New York City is, this is my answer: Produce Carts. For serious. Of all NYC has to offer, produce carts top my list. I can leave the gym feeling a little 11 0’clockish and go to my very favorite produce stand on the corner and get […]