Author Archives: RealFoodie

Celebrating at Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival

FOOD, IDEAS & MUSIC “The Cultivate Festival, created by Chipotle, is a celebration of food that is responsibly raised, skillfully prepared, and delightfully enjoyed.  Join us on our journey toward a world of more sustainable, wholesome, and delicious food.” I … Continue reading

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Do your kids know the art of making a good sandwich? In just weeks away, Jamie Oliver- the British Celebrity Chef & children’s food education pioneer- along with his 1600 global ambassadors are stepping outside the box of peanut butter … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Inspiration

Meet Farmer David Moreno of Moreno Farms near Scottsdale, AZ, USA.   As i stood at his produce stand on this warm, sunny day with breezes swirling the blossom scents of the Sonoran Desert all around me- I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Five Quick Steps for Fabulous Everyday Salads

I spent the weekend reading about grains. (I know, right?) I was the last one in my family to come down with the stupid cold, when a book arrived at my door- “Amazing Grains” cookbook by author Ghillie James.  So … Continue reading

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A Lovely Week of Inspirational Cooking

Did you ever realize, when you simply go through the motions of cooking, it just doesn’t taste as good? Find your inspiration. (Photo: our Valentine dessert using real colors- soft & sweet strawberry Mochi colored with beet juice, tart & … Continue reading

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Let’s Rock the Love Boat

Are you living under a rock of rock candy or have you stayed current with our children’s food system… you know, the one that took thousands of years to make, but only about 3 generations to destroy?  The day of love … Continue reading

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My Week Cooking from The Pollan Family Table Cookbook

 “It is never to late to find your way in the kitchen.”                                                         – … Continue reading

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