LASSENS – NATURAL FOODS & VITAMINS

healthy eating

THE 3 INGREDIENT POWER SNACK

Oh Avocados!   So many options! So many ways to transform their wonderfully versatile taste into brilliant works of art! At only 99¢ per Organic Avocado for the rest of July at Lassens, chances are you’ll be buying in bulk!   Of course there are those lazy summer days when the amount of effort you’re …

THE 3 INGREDIENT POWER SNACK Read More »

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

This is Eye-Opening There has been a great deal of press recently about how the big food industry has used unhealthy ingredients to hook us on processed foods.  New York Times Reporter Michael Moss has written a book called Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.   He was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air on Tuesday, …

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us Read More »

Cool Kitchen Tips and a Fun Lunch

This is Something That Made Me Crazy for a Long Time   While my family loved watermelon, I hated to get it.  Why?  I dreading cutting the darned thing.  The knife had slipped too many times and I was knife-shy!  How do you cut up a round thing without putting your fingers in mortal danger? …

Cool Kitchen Tips and a Fun Lunch Read More »

Cool Summer Drinks–Healthy and Easy!

It’s Not All About Soda You can see I had to drink some of them!  And I ate a few grapes, too! This morning I whipped up these babies–perfect for some hot summer afternoons! So Different and Delicious! I am not much of a juice drinker–I love my ice water–but for these I will make …

Cool Summer Drinks–Healthy and Easy! Read More »

What's the Big Deal About Organic?

I May Be Preaching to the Choir, Here You may already be convinced that eating organic foods is the best thing for you, your family, and the planet.  But just in case you aren’t, here’s some information and some reasons why choosing organic makes a lot of sense.   First, a Definition of Terms “Organic” refers …

What's the Big Deal About Organic? Read More »

Hemp Seeds–What are They Good For?

They Sound Kind of Hippie… Really They’re Not.   But They are Groovy! Have you tried Hemp Seeds?  They are full of nutrition: Protein–There are 11 grams of protein in just 3 TBSP! Anti-inflammatory Omegas! Phytonutrients and anti-oxidants! All kinds of minerals! Essential fatty acids! So How Do I Use Them? Hemp Seeds are so …

Hemp Seeds–What are They Good For? Read More »

Joy's Chia Smoothie

Ah… Here it is! What a good lookin’ smoothie! Before we get too deep into berries and chia seeds, let’s meet the lovely creator of this healthy drink!   This is Joy!   Joy is Lassen’s Regional Marketing Director. She’s the sweet face behind all our interesting Facebook and Twitter posts. As a former Pilates …

Joy's Chia Smoothie Read More »

Fish is Fish, Right?

Actually, No.     When we go to the store to buy fish, we think we are making a healthy choice.  And eating fish does have a lot of great benefits.  See this article from the Mayo Clinic for more information on how eating fish can help keep our hearts healthy. Fish, along with other healthy …

Fish is Fish, Right? Read More »

A Fish Dish Story

Fish Even Kids Will Love     Maybe I’m just a mean mom, but however it happened, my kids grew up eating–and enjoying–fish.  I think one of the reasons is this recipe.   Years ago we went to a show in LA.  It was a dinner and comedy show with Danish comedians.  My Danish in-laws …

A Fish Dish Story Read More »

Now, This is a Family Enterprise!

Burroughs Family Farm   It All Started in 1971 Although the family had been farming for at least 70 years, the Burroughs Family Farming formally began in 1971 with Ward and Rosie Burroughs, and Ward’s brother.  They farmed, and raised their children, and in 2004 Ward and Rosie dissolved the partnership with Ward’s brother.  They …

Now, This is a Family Enterprise! Read More »

Scroll to Top