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Mango Persimmon Smoothie

Mango Persimmon Smoothie
Winter is in full force. Did you know according to folklore, the weather can be predicted from a persimmon seed? The Old Farmer's Almanac lists the three possible predictions: Look at the shape of the kernel inside. If the kernel is spoon-shaped, lots of heavy, wet snow will fall. Spoon = shovel! If it is fork-shaped, you can expect powdery, light snow an[...]

Pumpkin Swirl Bread and No-Bake Pumpkin & Oat Treats

Pumpkin Swirl Bread and No-Bake Pumpkin & Oat Treats
The season of fall for someone raised from the Pumpkin Capital of the World can only mean one thing: sneaking (ok, who am I trying to fool here… except for my husband; I’m still working on convincing his food palate to join this level of pumpkin sophistication) overtly tossing orange squash into just about anything possible. Did you know that 95% of the U.S. pu[...]