All posts in the ‘ Fresh Eating Tips ’ Category


Back to School Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

August 27, 2014 | post a comment

The summer has come to an end, and that means the kids are heading back to school! We know it’s difficult to provide your children with healthy meals all of the time, especially during the busy work week. That’s why we’ve put together these fresh ideas for nutrient-rich lunches that… Read the Rest »

How to Make Chicken Salad Butter Lettuce Wraps for the 4th of July

July 1, 2014 | post a comment

As we all know Friday is America’s Independence Day! Why not bring a nice picnic dinner to enjoy during the fireworks show?  For a healthy, delicious meal that puts a more contemporary feel on a classic summer favorite, follow this quick and easy recipe, to mouthwatering Lemon, Tarragon Chicken Salad… Read the Rest »

Yummy Lettuce Wrap Recipe Ideas

December 9, 2013 | post a comment

Who said our butter lettuce is only limited to salads!? The creativity that can be done with butter lettuce is endless! Add crispness to your meals and use butter lettuce as a substitution for hamburger buns, tortillas, and even as sandwich bread! Diane Sanfilippo, BS, NC, Owner & Founder of… Read the Rest »

Food Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013 | post a comment

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the time of being thankful (and overeating) with your family begins. Before you and your family enjoy your holiday feast this year, make sure you are applying necessary precautions to avoid getting any food-borne illness. Partnership for Food Safety Education created an infographic… Read the Rest »

The Best Lettuce for Chinese Turkey Lettuce Wraps

August 13, 2013 | post a comment

What’s the best lettuce for turkey lettuce wraps!? Live Gourmet living butter lettuce of course! Today’s recipe is based on a popular Chinese recipe! It consists of five–spice powder, which includes star anise, cloves, Chinese cinnamon, Sichuan pepper, and fennel seeds. The recipe also calls for fresh herbs and chestnuts… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Donates 3 Salad Bars to Local High Schools

May 13, 2013 | post a comment

As part of the Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools initiative, Live Gourmet’s parent company has donated three salad bars to local Santa Barbara schools. The three new, fully equipped, salad bars will be utilized in the cafeterias at Dos Pueblos High School, San Marcos High School and Santa Barbara High School…. Read the Rest »

Grower Pete’s Organic Living Butter Lettuce and Watercress Up for Award

April 24, 2013 | post a comment

If you haven’t heard, the Hollandia and Live Gourmet family of products also includes Grower Pete’s, a source for still living and organic butter lettuce and watercress. These veggies have the same, still living freshness you’re used to from Live Gourmet, plus are USDA Certified Organic! With that in mind,… Read the Rest »

Red Butter Lettuce with Balsamic Onions

March 21, 2013 | post a comment

You already know that you’ve got to eat your greens, but are you getting enough red in your diet too? Red butter lettuce is rich in iron that your body needs and also has plenty of vitamins A and C. Red butter lettuce goes great with onions as well, which… Read the Rest »

Living Upland Cress Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

January 4, 2013 | post a comment

Here at Live Gourmet we don’t always follow the rules. For example, sometimes when a recipe calls for “watercress” we use Living Upland Cress instead. Why do we do it? Well that’s easy, we’re rebels. Plus we like our greens fresh and it doesn’t get any fresher than still alive!… Read the Rest »

A Delicious Discovery: The Fresh and Green Table

October 15, 2012 | post a comment

Last week one of our lovely customers recommended a cookbook to us which she recently purchased from Anthropologie. The book is “The Fresh & Green Table: Delicious Ideas for Bringing Vegetables into Every Meal” by Susie Middleton. Susie, aka SixBurnerSue, is a blogger, vegetable farmer, and the former editor of Fine Cooking… Read the Rest »