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Spring Is Here!!!

By RFD on March 22nd, 2016 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

To celebrate here are three recipes that incorporate the many spring vegetables sprouting up everywhere.   Niçoise Salad This is the perfect salad to welcome in the season of spring. I like to toss the components together in a bowl, combining the flavors and textures, rather than arranging some elements separately on a top. Whichever […]

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Why Organic is Worth the Price?

Several weeks ago, David Lazarus who writes a column in the business section of The Los Angeles Times, wrote a piece about Millennials being somewhat disinterested in Organic, viewing the “organic” label as something of a marketing ploy to charge more. My brother-in-law, Organic Farmer, Larry Jacobs is a pioneer in the movement since […]

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SUPER FOODS are many foods…

By RFD on June 2nd, 2015 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Lifestyle, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

In RFD, we encounter curious people always asking intriguing questions. One that comes up a lot is do you serve SuperFoods? In the last few years, exotic or rare super foods have made it into our marketplace and gained a great deal of popular attention from nutritionists and the media alike. I too, jumped on […]

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Take a peek – Cookbook & Chef’s Kitchens

By Ann on May 14th, 2015 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan

It has been a few months since my second cookbook, Vegan Family Meals came out in paperback. I’ve been long over due to share this. The book has a new title and cover photo. Finally, I present Real Food For Everyone, Vegan-Friendly Meals for Meat Lovers, Vegetarians, and Vegans.  We still have copies of Vegan Family Meals on our […]

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RFD Celebrates National Farmers’ Market Week

  Photography by Culinary Director, Chef Tara Punzone  This week, August 3rd-9th, 2014 is declared as National Farmers Market Week. This official proclamation by the USDA, signed by Secretary Vilsack, marks the 15th Annual National Farmers’ Market Week – allowing us to take a moment out of our busy lives to recognize the importance of […]

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RFD and Muir Ranch’s Mud Baron Collaborate

I’m honored to say that I’ve been asked to sponsor the talented Mr. Mud Baron’s “Garden Chic” Farm-to-Table Dinner at Muir Ranch this Saturday night. Held in the organic garden of John Muir High School in Pasadena, the event will be catered by my restaurant, Real Food Daily, using some of the fresh organic produce […]

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Hear the Dirt from Real Food Daily’s Plant-Based Twitter Party

By Ann on January 22nd, 2014 in Blog, Organic, RFD Events, Testimonials, Vegan

Real Food Daily hosted a Twitter chat last week, including me and fellow plant-based experts on the topics of nutrition, diet and exercise. Read my recap below to get a sense of what our discussion revolved around and explore the convo at your own risk! PANELISTS Real Food Daily founder and CEO, Ann Gentry (@AnnGentry)  Award-winning plant-based […]

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January 2014: Pledge to Eat Vegan for 14 Days and Cleanse….at RFD

By Ann on January 10th, 2014 in Articles, Blog, Gluten-free, Lifestyle, Organic, Uncategorized, Vegan

                  With the New Year comes new goals and taking the time to recharge.  I like to reset, emotionally and spiritually by cleansing in various ways.  From altering the Feng Shui of my physical space to reading an uplifting message in my new favorite novel – it’s […]

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Three Summer Recipes

By Ann on September 27th, 2012 in Blog, Gluten-free, Organic, Vegan

It was a fun night last week at Whole Foods Market in Pasadena with lots of beloved RFD regulars as well as many newcomers. Thanks to all of you for turning out. As promised, here are the three summer recipes I demoed. All ingredients are accessible and these recipes are really easy for any home cook. […]

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Farm Bill, changing now in 2012.

By Ann on June 7th, 2012 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Organic, Sustainability

2012 Farm Bill in Congress NOW! In a national poll last year, 78 percent of Americans said making nutritious and healthy foods more affordable and accessible should be a top priority in the 2012 Farm Bill.  I know you are like me and want to make sure that our food choices are protected and honored and that we […]

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