Here’s a quick-and-easy chickpea salad for National Chickpea Day, April 21st (photo #1). You may know today’s legume honoree by one of its other names: ceci or cece (Italian), chana or Kabuli chana (Northern India), Egyptian pea, garbanzo (Spanish), gram or Bengal gram (British India). By any name, chickpeas are protein-packed with protein and a […]

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[1] Stellar Braids, vegan butter braids in four flavors (photos #1 and #2 © Stellar Snacks). [2] Crunchy pretzel braids with a side of crudités. [3] Monk fruit melons growing on a vine (photo © Clean Plates). [4] Vegan butter from Miyoko’s. Miyoko’s vegan cheese and butter were a Nibble Top Pick Of The Week […]

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We’re going bananas! For April 20th, National Banana Day, we’ve rounded up more than 50 banana recipes for every meal of the day, plus snacks*. and if that’s not enough banana for you, August 27th is National Banana Lover’s Day. It will take a banana lover more time than that to go through all of […]

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[1] Garlic chips, showing the progression in color as roasting progresses (photo © Colavita Recipes). [2] A bowl of garlic bulbs, ready to be turned into garlic chips (photo © Daria Shevtsova | Pexels).   April 19th is National Garlic Day. How to celebrate the day? With this garlic chips recipe! A low-calorie* way to […]

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What to drink on April 20th, National Banana Day? How about this banana iced coffee recipe? Plus a bonus: the history of cardamom, a spice that gives this drink a special flavor. Thanks to Dole for the recipe. There are many more banana recipes in every category on Dole.com. On April 20th, national Banana Day, […]

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[1] Banana sushi: a fun way to eat bananas (photo © Dole). [2] Deliciousness awaits (photo © Eiliv Sonas Aceron | Unsplash).   While you can certainly put a slice of banana and garnishes atop a pad of rice or in a sushi roll, this banana sushi recipe is an all-fruit adaptation—no rice. It’s perfect […]

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With National Banana Day coming up on April 20th. we’re adding a new and different banana recipe to our repertoire: a spicy banana dip recipe to serve with crackers, crudités, or tortilla chips. It’s from Dole. While the bananas should be ripe, a dip is a good use for overripe bananas, too. You can use […]

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If you’re serving a salad at Easter dinner, don’t forget the carrots! This nod to the Easter bunny makes the Easter salad more fun, and the carrots add crunch, plus antioxidants, beta carotene, fiber, potassium, and heart-healthy vitamin K1. What else should you go into your Easter salad? If you can, find special ingredients (beyond […]

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