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Five Easy Juice and Smoothie Recipes for January.

We believe in starting the year healthy, which means we’re challenging you to get your greens in! We’ve teamed up with our friends at Earthbound Farms and Jazz Apples to bring you five easy juice and smoothie recipes for January.

*For juices: we recommend juicing the individual items and then combining the juice afterwards according to the recipe. This is how you’ll achieve the perfect ratios for a great tasting drink!

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10 Recipes to Bring Back the Crockpot

If you haven’t dug up grandma’s old crockpot yet, you’re missing out! Really though, the crockpot is this amazing cooking tool that let’s you set it and forget it. Why did it ever go out of style? Though not all of these are the complete “dump & go” recipes everyone’s been raging about, we think the little bit of extra prep work is so worth it!

1. Broccoli Beef

See recipe here.

2. Bolognese Sauce with Sweet Potato Spaghetti

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Green Juice with BroccoGreens

With these cold mornings, most of us just want to wake up to a hot cup of coffee, but we also have to remember to stay healthy. With the stress and calories that come with the Holidays, the best way to start your morning is with an energizing green juice. We’ve recently started experimenting with BroccoBabe BroccoGreens (chopped broccoli leaves) in juice recipes and immediately fell in love. You can basically switch any juice recipes that call for leafy greens, such as ..read more

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California Avocados in the Winter

As you may have noticed—it’s a bit challenging to find California grown avocados in the Winter. The famous California Hass avocado peak season generally runs from Spring through Fall. The last time you’ve enjoyed a delicious California avocado was probably last October and other avocados just aren’t the same! Don’t worry, California avocados are back. This time of year is when the Bacon, Fuerte, Lamb Hass, Pinkerton, Reed and Zutano varieties grow. Read more about the different varieties here.

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Lemon Zest Beet Crostini

A bright, healthy and zesty appetizer dish for your next party!

Ingredients:

4 Medium-sized beets (we used golden beets) 2 Baguettes sliced (1/2 inch thick) Head of roasted garlic cloves Extra-virgin olive oil 1 pack (5 oz) Chevre Honey Goat Milk Cheese 8 oz Cream cheese Grated zest of 3 lemons Salt and pepper to taste.

Directions:

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Strawberry Santas

A Strawberry Santa recipe to entertain the grandkids on Christmas morning! Give each grandkid a piping bag and let them make their own Strawberry Santas. Maybe this will keep their hands out of the cookie jar 🍪.

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9 Fall Foods You Can Make Inside a Pumpkin

It’s Fall, and adding pumpkin spice to everything just simply isn’t enough. We must start adding everything into pumpkins! We bet you didn’t know you could serve just about anything in a pumpkin. Get ready to be pumpk-inspired:

1. Baked Mac N Cheese in a Pumpkin

Bake melty, oozy homemade macaroni and cheese in a pumpkin with rosemary, sage, thyme and Italian sausage. See recipe here.

2. Roasted Stuffed Pumpkin

Serve this Gruyere, bacon and green onion stuffing in a roasted pumpkin for ..read more

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Freaky Fruits for Halloween Spooks

Our friends at Melissa’s Produce are joining forces with us to bring you a spooktacular Freaky Fruits Halloween party menu. Turn your exotic fruits into something frightening!! MUWAHAHA. Invite zombies, monsters and ghosts to your table this year, but don’t be scared… the Freaky Fruits will make this Halloween hauntingly delicious!

Find all recipes and instructions on Melissa’s Freaky Fruits page.

1. Mini Monster Snacks

Rambutans, Pomegranate 

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Larry’s Pumpkins

This year, Mollie Stone’s is sourcing our unique selection of more than 15 different pumpkin and gourd varietals from a well-known grower in Fairfield’s Suisun Valley named Larry Balestra. Larry is a 3rd generation grower with an old-fashioned philosophy about farming, taking time, nurturing and trusting with every crop.

Keep reading to learn more about how pumpkins are grown!