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Hey, It’s Stop Food Waste Day!

On national STOP FOOD WASTE DAY it got me thinking. It’s two days after EARTH DAY and in honor of that occasion, I wrote about the feel-good sensation of getting nourishment from food that grows in my own backyard. I won’t rehash the earlier post (but will encourage...

Earth Day Plantains

I thought it was prophetic that as Earth Day approached our very own plantain tree let us know it was ready to be harvested with some over-ripe brown fruits among the yellow gems in the bunch. When you live in Southern California and are fortunate to have a plantain...

Meal Prep Turkey Meatballs with Broccoli

Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore from Kat Can Cook for sharing her Meal Prep Turkey Meatballs with Broccoli. Love these for a quick, healthy weeknight dinner. The best part? You probably have everything you need in your pantry and freezer to make...

Spring Pea & Three Cheese Cashew Pesto

  Springtime ushers in cravings for fresh flavors and bright colors — and this Spring Pea & Three Cheese Cashew Pesto checks all the boxes. It’s super quick too! “By just blending a few ingredients together, you’ve got a master sauce in under 10 minutes,” says...

5 Spring Vegetables to Add to Your Shopping List

Spring is for revamping – and your meal options are no exception. If you are a creature of habit, here’s a nudge to try some new, seasonal options. To help savor the very best of spring gardens, The Local Moms Network contributor Stefani Sassos, Registered Dietician...

SoCal Peach Cobbler

In honor of National Peach Cobbler Day — and because today promises to be another cloudy, rainy SoCal Saturday [boo!] and a little peachy orange hue reminds me of our absent sunshine — I’m whipping up a cobbler version of our peach pie family fave! SoCal Peach...

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