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Superfoods: What They Are and How to Eat Them

We’ve all heard the term: superfood. But what exactly does it mean? While there is no specific criteria for what determines a superfood, the term can best be described as foods that are nutritionally dense, or packed with nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. Most fruits and vegetables that we eat are nutrient packed, but…

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Benefits of Eating Home Cooked Meals

Modern day life demands a lot from us: rushing around, eating on the go, shuffling the kids to and from school and sports practice. Even staying connected on the internet can be demanding: how many hours a week do we spend scrolling sites like facebook and Instagram? It’s easy to get caught up in the…

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Beat the Heat with These In-Season Crops

Ahh…summertime! Relaxation, lemonade, and perfectly ripe, beautiful crops. The height of summer is the perfect time to snack on some delicious crops. Here is a list of in-season crops in California that you can incorporate into your diet. Eat them raw or throw them in a salad. The possibilities are endless with this kind of…

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Don’t Stress About Rising Grocery Prices

Grocery stores are facing the biggest price jump since the 1970’s. Overall grocery prices have risen 2.6% in the last few months, highlighting insecurities in our food supply system in the wake of the pandemic. While the cost of buying food at the store is going up, local produce is booming this summer in California.…

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New Look, New Choices: CA Chef is Here for You

We are proud to introduce the new California Chef look and meal choices! Check out our new website and consider our new meal plan options. Now introducing: Signature Style: Perfect for a party of one, our Signature style meal plan comes in two sizes, standard and large. Take care of yourself or a loved-one by…

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LA County Day Trips for the Whole Family

Summer is just about here! And with the current pandemic situation many of us are spending more time outside. Schools, museums, and movie theaters remain mostly closed, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of fun things to do for the whole family. We’ve compiled a list of the best outdoor LA County day…

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Farmer’s Markets in the Time of Coronavirus

Curious about how farmer’s markets are operating during the pandemic? Southern California’s rich agricultural landscape is one the things that make the area so great. From LA County – to up and down the coast, farmer’s markets have played in important role in the community. But this year things may look just a little bit…

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Happy Memorial Day

California Chef would like to take this opportunity to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Our hearts also go out to the families of all of those who have lost their lives to the current pandemic crisis. This Memorial Day, we hope that you remember all of the things that…

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