All posts in the ‘ Lettuce Be Fresh ’ Category

Is Watercress the New Kale? Hollandia Produce Weighs in.

February 2, 2016 | post a comment

  Countless publications have predicted that watercress is the new kale in 2016. We couldn’t agree more. We’re glad the food industry and foodies at large are catching on, because there are a multitude of ways that watercress’s nutritional value surpasses other produce. Our own Living Watercress and Upland Cress… Read the Rest »

The Lettuce Be Fresh Blog’s Top Five Summery Picks

September 4, 2015 | post a comment

  As summer comes to a close, commemorate the season by preparing tasty, warm weather-inspired recipes this Labor Day weekend. Need some ideas? We’re here to help! We’ve opened our “recipe vault,” and rounded up our favorite Live Gourmet® summer dishes just for you and your families. The Lettuce Be… Read the Rest »

A “Green” Bloody Mary and Smoked Salmon Wraps: A Healthy Twist on Two New Year’s Day Brunch Classics

January 1, 2015 | post a comment

It’s hard to believe another year has passed. But what better way to ring in 2015, than hosting a New Year’s brunch? To support and encourage your guests who’ve resolved to eat healthier in the New Year, here are some healthier twists to everyone’s classic brunch menu. First, toast the… Read the Rest »

Dos and Don’ts for Extending Leafy Greens

September 10, 2014 | post a comment

How frustrating is it when you have to discard unused leafy greens, because they wilted before you had the opportunity to eat them? This is bound to happen with fresh produce. Fortunately, you can extend the shelf life of your leafy greens and to help you, we’ve compiled this list of… Read the Rest »

Eat More Leafy Greens for Better Nutrition

April 22, 2014 | post a comment

Live Gourmet lettuces and leafy greens not only taste delightful but are healthy too! Live Gourmet lettuces have the roots attached to maintain the crisp and delicious taste to stay fresh for days. We recently read an article on that shared, “green leafy vegetables are chock full of phytochemicals,… Read the Rest »

Summer Salad Time: Strawberry, Goat Cheese, and Toasted Hazelnut Salad

July 30, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s salad is filled with color and texture: bright red strawberries, toasted hazelnuts, chunks of crumbled goat cheese – on top of a fresh, crispy head of living Butter Lettuce. Then there’s the homemade dressing that is infused with garlic, honey and other ingredients that make this salad even more… Read the Rest »

Butter Lettuce, Bacon, and Tomato (BBLT) Chicken Wraps

July 17, 2013 | post a comment

What do slices of crispy bacon, fresh butter lettuce, and bright red tomatoes give you? A great BBLT sandwich. Today’s recipe takes it even further in flavor by incorporating chicken, slices of avocado, Wish-Bone’s Light® Honey Dijon Dressing, and Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise. Don’t forget the absolute must,… Read the Rest »

Salad Recipe with Papaya for Summer

June 28, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s recipe is inspired by Midtown Olive Press and is a perfect salad to enjoy outside on a summer afternoon. This salad has ingredients such as avocado, lime juice, and papaya, which give it a refreshing and citrusy taste. There is also honey in the recipe, which adds an appealing,… 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 | 13 Comments

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 »