4 ways to enjoy avocados more sustainably
March 9, 2018
It’s certainly no secret that we’re eating more avocados. Guacamole, avocado egg boats, grain bowls topped with avocado. Avocado toast has become so ubiquitous in certain parts of the country that it’s become a meme making fun of hipsters and millennials. In fact, according to USDA figures,...
Make-ahead lunches you can eat all week
March 1, 2018
Taking your lunch to work every day can save you a lot of money—and calories. But getting in the habit can be a challenge. Scrounging in the fridge at 7 a.m. to try and throw something together for lunch is not the way to spend your workweek mornings. The solution? Meal prep. Take an hour or two on...
Making the most of citrus season
January 25, 2018
Juicy, refreshing, and packed with vitamin C, orange citrus comes into season on the West Coast just in time to brighten winter tables—and help fight the season’s colds and flus. California’s specialty citrus crops are at their peak from December to March, which makes it a great time to discover...
Quince compote makes a great topping for seasonal latkes
December 12, 2017
“Is that an oddly fuzzy pear? Or a jumbo-sized, weirdly knobbled apple?” Deep yellow and wonderfully fragrant, the quince isn’t easy to identify on the first try. Quinces are in the same pome-fruit family as the apple and pear, but these late-autumn beauties have a charm that’s all their own....
Best-loved Thanksgiving dishes from The FruitGuys staff
November 16, 2017
Thanksgiving is a time for sharing. It’s in that spirit that we present some favorite recipes from staffers. Is it a coincidence that all of them star the season’s best fruits and vegetables? We think not... Super Simple Squash Soup After you’ve chopped the squash in half with a large knife, this...
Facts and recipes to celebrate National Pomegranate Month
November 2, 2017
Of all the autumn fruits, the pomegranate is the most elegant and exotic. Leathery skin protects a tightly packed network of brilliant red juice-filled arils (the official name of the jewel-like seeds) cushioned by a bitter membrane. And whether those arils are floating in a flute of champagne or...
Seasonal ingredients make for hearty salads
October 26, 2017
The days are growing shorter and and the air is growing cooler—it’s fall. And that means it’s time to return to the warmth of the kitchen to cook up some of autumn’s fruits and vegetables. But even though it’s sweater weather, you don’t have to give up your beloved salads. The recipes below are a...
Meal prep may be the way to get your diet under control.
October 19, 2017
If you ask a group of people what helps them lose or maintain weight, chances are a significant portion of them will point to meal prep as the secret ingredient to their success. Jake Hickok, a personal trainer at the prestigious Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland, OR, lost 70 pounds before...
Six ways to get creative with apples
September 7, 2017
If you came to this article looking for ways to trick out your iPhone, you may be disappointed. If instead you joined us to hear about the craftiest ways to embrace apple season, well, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find a cornucopia of creative, delicious, weird, and awesome ways to...
Three simple slow cooker recipes that use summer vegetables
August 31, 2017
Summer is a funny season, especially if you work in an office. It’s hot outside, and commuting through the heat drains you. But your office is so air-conditioned that you need to take a sweater, and come lunchtime you’re looking for something hearty to warm you up inside. Needless to say, cranking...