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Pink Muscat Grapes

April 13, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fresh Produce, Handy Hints, Morsels & Musings.

I was at Whole Foods Market the other day and noticed a grape variety on display in the produce department that I’d never seen before: Pink Muscat Grapes ($3.99/lb.). Their pinkish-yellow color intrigued me. Thankfully, they had some samples out so I could try one (okay three). Their flavor is sweet, delicate and floral — much • Read More »

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Layered Fruit Smoothie

January 23, 2011 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Beverages, Breakfast, Recipes.

Although the weather here in Portland is cold and drizzly, I’m not letting that stop me from dreaming about sandy beaches, warm breezes, palm trees, and fruity drinks. This Layered Fruit Smoothie is a perfect example of that: a lime-kissed mango smoothie topped off with a layer of refreshing strawberry smoothie. It’s a healthy, fun and creative way • Read More »

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Fun food facts about fruit…

June 21, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Fun food facts about fruit… | Filed in: Fun Food Facts.

You can make a glass of apple cider with only three apples. The pineapple originated in South America and did not reach Hawaii until the early nineteenth century. The largest fruit crop on earth is grapes–followed by bananas. – from The Ultimate Book of Useless Information by Noel Botham & The Useless Information Society

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