Avocado Love: Infographic + Recipe

Avocado Love: Infographic + Recipe

We are slightly (and by slightly we mean completely!) obsessed with avocados. This “fruit” is high in protein, has a bizarre etymology, and is extremely scrumptious. So here’s to that lovely fruit that makes everything better:   Get Fooducated Download … Continue reading

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Three Easy and Healthy Superbowl Snacks for the Whole Family

Three Easy and Healthy Superbowl Snacks for the Whole Family

This is a guest blog post by Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD Getting your fruits and vegetables may be the last thing on your mind on Superbowl Sunday. Don’t give it another thought. These winning munchies are so delicious that your … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Big game today, and lots of snacking in front of the TV. Guacamole has become part of the tradition, as a healthy dip for your tortilla chips. Superbowl Sunday is the single biggest day for avocados every year, with 50 … Continue reading

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8 Myths About Vegetarians and Vegetarian Food

8 Myths About Vegetarians and Vegetarian Food

This is a guest blog post by Daniel Koontz Long-time readers know all about Casual Kitchen’s predilection for what we call part-time vegetarianism. Since vegetarian cuisine is typically very inexpensive, one great way to stretch your food budget and make … Continue reading

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Have a “Super Bowl” Filled with Tasty, Healthy Fare On Game Day [Top Secret Guac Recipe Included]

Have a “Super Bowl” Filled with Tasty, Healthy Fare On Game Day [Top Secret Guac Recipe Included]

Image via Wikipedia The single biggest day for for avocado is Superbowl Sunday. Avocado is a super food, providing you with heart healthy mono-unsaturated fats, just 250 calories and vitamins A, C, E, the B vitamins, as well as fiber … Continue reading

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Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Salutations, today is Cinco De Mayo. Originally a Mexican holiday commemorating a great military victory 150 years ago, it has come to symbolize, especially in the US, Mexican heritage day. A very important piece of that heritage is the scrumptious … Continue reading

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Holy Guacamole – Nine Facts and One Recipe for Avocado’s Big SuperBowl Sunday

Holy Guacamole – Nine Facts and One Recipe for Avocado’s Big SuperBowl Sunday

Image via Wikipedia 1. Over 45 Million pounds of Avocado will be consumed today, Superbowl Sunday! 2. Avocado competes with buffalo wings and pizza as The Superbowl Food, thanks to a successful marketing campaign by avocado growers over the past … Continue reading

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