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Earth Day is in our DNA

From the very beginning, Lassen’s has supported Earth Day. The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970, and Lassen’s opened the next year. We’ve been celebrating Mother Earth ever since! Still independent, family owned and run, Lassen’s is committed to environmentally friendly, sustainable, healthy products and practices. This philosophy didn’t start with the official Earth …

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A Danish Taste of Summer! Jordbær Grød

The Fields are Bursting with Berries! This Danish Strawberry Porridge is one of the first Danish recipes that I tasted when I met the Lassen family. Simple and tasty, it takes advantage of the beautiful fresh berries we have in California. It makes a wonderful stand-alone dessert (served with cream or coconut cream), but can …

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All About Apples

Written by Denae  Apples are beautiful, tasty, tart, sweet, and with such a variety everyone has a favorite! More apple posts to get you through this wonderful season! Vegan & Grain-Free Apple Crisp … Yam & Apple Bake Recipe https://lassens.com/blog/drum-roll-recipe-challenge-winner-3/ Apple Chips Recipe https://lassens.com/blog/easy-healthy-chips/ Applesauce Recipe https://lassens.com/blog/applesauce-the-taste-of-autumn/ Apple Slice “Cookies” Recipe https://lassens.com/blog/after-school-deserves-these-cookies/ Biodynamic Apples https://lassens.com/blog/biodynamic-its-almost-super-organic/ …

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Apples–The Fruit That Can Do Everything!

We’re Coming Up Galas at Lassen’s!   The Gala apples are gorgeous and so delicious!  I love the crispy snap of Galas, and the taste has just enough tart and just enough sweet.  A friend of mine recently used Gala apples, sliced thin, in a turkey sandwich!  Great idea! Yesterday I took advantage of the …

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Pears to the Rescue!

Simple, Delicious, Nutritious!   I have always love Bartlett Pears.  They are sweet and the texture is just right.  We would eat them by the dozens when I was growing up.  But when I left home for college I learned that some people did not love them like I did!     Maybe you are …

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Grapes–Those Little Orbs of Happiness!

I’ve Been Making this Salad for Years!   I grew up in the Apple Capital of the World–Yakima Valley, Washington.  So I love my apples! (When they are good — I will reject a mushy apple with one bite, and there are varieties that I won’t touch.  Yes, I’m that spoiled.)   And putting them …

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Take Some Time to Save Some Time on Healthy Lunches

Homemade Lunch Rolls Making lunches before school was always such an ordeal at our house.  With kids going different directions and with different schedules and tastes, it was a huge challenge every weekday morning.     But one year I started doing something that made a big difference.  And yesterday I recreated it with four …

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Flashback! Cooking as a Kid–or with one!

4-H In My Youth I know that 4-H in this part of the country (and many others) means hogs and steers, but my introduction to 4-H was with a group of my girlfriends when I was about eight or nine.  One of the moms decided to start a 4-H club for us, so we spent …

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