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Foodies. Are they better than the rest of us?

By Ann on October 26th, 2011 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Lifestyle, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

“It has always been crucial to the gourmet’s pleasure that he/she can eat in ways the mainstream cannot afford.”

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Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary White Beans

By Ann on October 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

In the last week, some nasty flu with heavy sinus congestion hit LA as if it was a disaster movie of the worst kind. You know the ones where A-list actors find themselves in Los Angeles fighting natural disasters like earthquakes or fires in what turns out to be a B-movie production. Bad and more […]

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October is Non-GMO Month

By Ann on October 18th, 2011 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Kids, Lifestyle, Organic, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

Last week my local natural foods store, the Co-opportunity sponsored an educational evening at the Santa Monica Public Library. HIDDEN IN OUR FOOD, GMOS AND YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW I shared the stage with two dynamic people: Megan Westgate, Exec. Director of the non-GMO Project and David King a local Angeleno, who I call the […]

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RFD HALL OF FAME…Meet Avery Couchman

By Ann on October 12th, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetarian

I believe that the FOOD WE SERVE at RFD can be a powerful agent of change. We have a new manager who is a living example of this.

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Every Picture Tells A Story

By Ann on October 1st, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

My great aunt, Marie Antoinette aka Arnie, (don’t ask me how she went from being named after a queen to being tagged with a manly nickname.) I reminisced about sitting in a “parlor” hanging on to every word my namesake Ann Elizabeth said. These grand dames were influenced by the work of Dorothy Drake, the interior designer who changed the style of their homes and many others from post Civil War décor. Nor more Scarlett O’Hara green velvet drapes keeping out the sunshine.

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Eating, an act of Diplomacy

By Ann on September 27th, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

The friendly coexistence of vegans and omnivores makes me think of famous odd couples like…..

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Real Food is a Real Process

By Ann on September 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Green Food Movement, Kids, Lifestyle, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

Everyone has his or her own definition of what real food is. Is it the favorites that your mother cooked, what’s growing in your home garden, or what you buy locally from a farmer’s market? 

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Santa Monica Farmer’s Market turns 30!

By Ann on September 13th, 2011 in Blog, Book Tour, Kids, Lifestyle, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

I never like to tell my age.  What great broad does?  I am always cautious about dating certain life’s events because someone might do the math and figure out how old I am.

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Texas Travelogue and what I now know about Hatch…

By Ann on August 30th, 2011 in Blog, Book Tour, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Last week, I spent three days in the Lone Star State. My host was Central Market, a state of the art natural foods supermarket that houses cooking schools in each of its seven stores.

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Kung Pao Veggies

By Ann on August 23rd, 2011 in Blog, Kids, Lifestyle, Recipes, Vegetarian

Robert, my husband always tells me don’t start off apologizing. Gosh, I feel guilty that I’ve skipped two weeks of posting. I’m glad that it bothers me.

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