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Finding New Products at Expo East!

We’re on the Hunt for Great New Products! September has brought us to Baltimore for the Natural Products Expo East Trade Show. We love attending seminars and meeting producers — it’s exciting to see the creativity and great new products!  Here are some of the fun and delicious things we’ve see at this show! I […]

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Amy's — a Natural Foods Staple for 30 Years!

Amy’s is a California Original! When we visited Northern Califoria this year, we were excited to tour Amy’s Kitchen in Petaluma. We were surprised and impressed with their hands-on approach. I expected floor to ceiling stainless steel machinery doing all the work, but what we saw was hundreds of dedicated workers hand making and packaging

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Danish Cucumber Salad

Salad, Side Dish, Appetizer, Sandwich Topping — You Will Love this Simple and Easy Recipe! If you have enjoyed a Danish Smörgåsbord (or Swedish, for that matter) you have probably noticed a multitude of small serving dishes with little pickles of all kinds, red cabbage (rødkål, see Oda’s recipe here), peas and carrots, cucumbers, pickled beets, and

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Vegan Zucchini Lasagna

A True Labor of Love …and there’s so much love!   Most of the good things in life are at least a little labor intensive. Building a house, painting a mural, planting a garden… but the outcome is always oh, so nice and oh, so worth it. As Stephanie, our Lassen’s Ventura Sample Captain confessed,

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Documentary Review–Forks Over Knives

Look at all of those gorgeous fruits and vegetables! Just in time for Spring and lots of gorgeous produce, I watched the documentary, “Forks Over Knives.”     This was a compelling and convincing argument for changing our diet–especially the highly processed animal-based diet of the average American–to a whole-food, plant-based diet.     Of

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Raw & Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake

A decadent dessert that’s good for you? Whaaaa…? Our Sample Captain Stephanie strikes again! We’ve come to expect nothing but the best from this gal!   And with the spring season so close at hand, this creation couldn’t have happened soon enough! Lo and behold…  Raw & Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake     You’ll Need: Crust 1

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Another company "does the right thing"

Just a TOUCH of sarcasm, here… Remember when I told you about Electro-Mix?  One of my objections to most popular sports drinks is that they contain many artificial coloring, flavorings, and chemicals. Well, now I have good reason to have been wary of those chemicals.  A recent LA Times story reveals that one popular brand (in fact,

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Do you have a fiendishly delicious Halloween recipe? We want to know how you satisfy your sweet tooth during Halloween  using real, wholesome, organic food! Enter your screamingly scrumptious recipe into our REAL FOOD REAL RECIPES HALLOWEEN CHALLENGE!     The top three recipes will win a $20.00 Lassens gift card as well as their  recipes featured


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