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  • Dennis Linden
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    Dennis Linden

    Dennis is a long-time fresh produce professional, who has worked in almost every facet of the industry throughout the western states over his 40+ year career.
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    Carb Solutions: A Healthier Falafel

    November 2022
    Falafel is eaten throughout the Middle East as a popular street food. It is usually made with fava beans in Egypt, where it most likely originated, or with chickpeas in Iraq.
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    Soyrizo Breakfast Skillet

    September 2022
    In preparing this month’s recipe,  I was reminded of a similar recipe makeover, also using Melissa's Soyrizo, which is very close to my heart, literally!
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    Hatch on Hatch: Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

    August 2022
    I had just received my first batch of Hatch peppers of the season and I was anxious to taste them. In the habit of paging through recipes for ideas before hitting the kitchen, I came across Chef Ida’s recipe.

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    Carb Solution: More Melons!

    July 2022
    The melon is one of my favorite summertime pleasures, no matter the variety! Refreshingly juicy, sweet yet low in calories, fresh melons are packed with vitamins and nutrients that contribute to a healthy and well-hydrated metabolism.
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    Carb Solution: The Pizza Dough Quest

    June 2022
    I have lost count of the number of faux pizza crusts that I have tried over the years to pursue the holy grail of the carb-counting world – a glycemic acceptable and reasonable facsimile in taste and texture to this iconic dish.
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    Carb Solution: Fried Green Tomatillos

    May 2022
    In honor of this month’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations, here’s a low-carb Latin twist on a dish that is considered (incorrectly) a Southern classic; Fried Green Tomatillos! Actually, the real fried green tomatoes can be traced to the cuisine of Jewish immigrants living in the Midwest in the late 1800s.
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