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How is the Avocado Shortage Affecting the Restaurant Market?

Here’s what’s behind the sharp rise in avocado prices and how it’s affecting restaurants. Avocados are packed with potassium, monounsaturated oil, B vitamins, folate, and more. Plus, they’re a key ingredient in guacamole, so it’s hardly surprising that demand for avocados has increased over the years. In 2000, 2.21 pounds...

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The Chef’s Essential Pear Guide – Nutrition, Health Benefits & Best Varieties

We have compiled a helpful guide on pears covering nutritional value, health benefits, seasonality, popular varieties, and which ones make for great pie filling! How much do you know about seasonal pears? You might have tried Barlett, the signature sweet pear adored for its rich, juicy consistency, or the petite...

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What are The Best Apples to Use for Apple Pie?

Refreshingly sweet and occasionally tart, apples come in so many shapes, sizes, and colors. With so many varieties to choose from it can become a bit overwhelming to figure out which apples are good for snacking, baking, cooking, or adding to salads and sandwiches. For starters, you don't want an...

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Making the Most of Grape Season & California’s Specialty Grapes

With the grape season still in full swing in California, it's the best time to talk about specialty grapes and why you shouldn't miss out on this beloved autumn crop. Ah, specialty grapes! Flavorful, versatile, and full of health-enhancing nutrients. Although sometimes considered a classical summer fruit, grapes are equally...

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September’s Seasonal Produce Guide is Here!

Keep our September Seasonal Produce Guide close to your kitchen to make the most of fall’s early treasures! Pumpkin, apples, broccoli, grapes, cauliflower, corn, kale, cucumbers, melons, sweet potatoes…You know what we’re talking about! The spectacular abundance of produce in September is positively overwhelming. And no month passes without a seasonal...

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What’s in Season for August? – Seasonal Produce Guide

Summer’s drawing to an end far too quickly, but there is still enough time to relish the treats that August has blessed us with! August crowns a perfect summer harvest. Just check out how much variety there is with in-season produce! You may be wondering why even bother with seasonal...

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4 Ways To Nourish Your Body & Replenish Your Electrolytes Naturally

Let’s face it – replenishing your body with electrolytes naturally isn't always on everyone's radar. The majority of people aren't even aware that there are healthier options than commercial sports drinks on the market. Most of these drinks are chemically treated, contain unnecessary high amounts of refined sugars, artificial...

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Berries 101: How to Pick, Store, and Use Leftover Berries

Let’s talk berries and find out all we need to know, from picking the best ones to storing them. Captivating in color and size, fresh berries make the perfect guilt-free snack. Simply berrylicious! They’re not only tasty but very nutritious as well. Berries are high in fiber, vitamin C,...

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What’s In Season In July? Best Fruits and Vegetables This Month

Sweet summertime! We stroll under the blazing sun and gaze at gardens flush with fruits and vegetables. Heated July has already bestowed us with a rich harvest, and we should use it to the fullest. So what's in season in July? This month offers an abundance of Stone Fruit (delicious...

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Watermelon: Health Benefits, Nutritional Content and Recipes

How to Pick a Perfect Watermelon? Like myself, I don’t know many people that wouldn’t enjoy eating a juicy, sweet slice of watermelon on a hot summer day. At the same time, it can be a daunting task to shop for the perfect one. With a variety to choose from,...

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