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Sunset Eat Fresh, Day 5: You need a little sweetness in your life.

The end of the 2014 Eat Fresh Challenge calls for a bite-size chocolate party, don’t you think? Well, at least a chocolate beignet or two. Who: Trina Enriquez, copy editor I gave up: Chocolate and added/refined sugars in desserts The biggest challenge: Remembering which foods actually have chocolate and sugar in them. Chicken mole enchiladas? Duh. “Healthy” spiced yogurt muffin? […]

Sunset Eat Fresh, Day 4: Whoops.

Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges and Queso Fresco, one of my favorites. Who: Trina Enriquez, copy editor I’m giving up: Chocolate (officially; unofficially, all refined/added sugars in desserts) My biggest challenge: The Marketing team threw a good-bye party for a coworker on Tuesday and, in true Sunset fashion, this involved oodles of sweet things. Chocolate cream pie, blueberry pie, strawberry […]

Sunset Eat Fresh: Is this local?

Who: Mandy Ferreira, Online Editor I’m giving up: Sugar, packaged foods, food waste, unseasonal produce I love winter squash, hearty beets, and purple kale, but my eyes still light up when I see berries in the grocery store. Bananas? Yes, please. With many farmer’s markets closed down for the winter, it’s easy to fall into the trap of buying produce […]

Sunset Eat Fresh, Day 1: Fill up on veggies, and don’t forget to sleep

I’m giving up: After-dinner snacks

I chose this because: As a full-time working mom, there’s always so much to do. My energy and willpower really sink in the evening, and it’s tempting to boost my blood sugar with a late-evening snack (carbs! sweets!) as I pack lunches, run laundry, or try to grab a few minutes for myself.