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Eating Organic in the Catskills

Many people are saying that the Catskills is the “new” Hamptons.  So, I decided to take a look for myself.  Here are some great things that I found.

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Get Ready for National Kale Day

I’ll be celebrating with Dr. Drew Ramsey, co-founder of this annual holiday, at Libation in NYC’s Lower East Side on Wednesday night.

Meet me there?

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EVENT
National Kale Day – find out what’s going on in your city.

COOKBOOK
Become a master of Fifty Shades of Kale.

SNACK
Alive and Radiant’s Superfood Kale Chips with spirulina, maca, turmeric and chia.

BABY FOOD
The little ones will love Once Upon a Farm’s green kale and apples.

RECIPE
6 tips for flawless kale chips.

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Rodale’s Farm 2 Fork Festival in Brooklyn

I always appreciate it when very cool organic events are just down the road from my home in Brooklyn.

Should be fantastic, see you there!

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ONLINE GUIDE
Learn about your mushrooms at Whole Foods Market.

SNACK
Yummari’s hemp/chia endurance nuggets are so satisfying.

COOKBOOK
A fresh and seasonal take in The New England Kitchen.

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Organic from Expo East 2015

Natural Products Expo East 2015 just wrapped up in Baltimore, and here is the best of what I found.

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GREEN POWDER
Very impressed by SoTru’s fermented greens.

SNACK
Hilary’s broccoli casserole bites are amazing. Vegan and gluten-free.

CHOCOLATE
I loved the innovative tin containers from Spicely Organics.

KIDS
The quinoa squares by Nurturme are a smart product.

TEA
IDO Tea is the first fermented herbal tea in the U.S.

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Spotlight on Gluten-Free

With an increasing number of people avoiding gluten, you can never have enough gluten-free ideas in your back pocket.  Here are some of my favorites.
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BAKED GOODS
The vegan, organic, plantain nut muffins by Sweet Sundays Baking Co. are so special.

BEER
LakeFront Brewery was the country’s first organic, gluten-free beer.

APP
Always have an answer with the “Is That Gluten Free?” app.

RESTAURANT
Organic, gluten-free pizza classes at Eat Drink Wild in NYC.

COOKBOOK
Danielle Walker became a New York Times best-seller for good reason.

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New Organic Products Soon to be Unveiled

It’s that time of the year – September – which means that I’ll be attending Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore.  In my next column here on First Bite, I will be reporting back to you the very best of what I find.

Stay tuned!

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CHOCOLATE
Cocorau is an extremely unique organic chocolate.

MOVIE
Runoff is this year’s most important food movie.

SNACK
The outstanding almond crackers from Two Moms in the Raw.

WELLNESS CENTER
Naturees is a total gem in the NYC organic restaurant scene.

ICE CREAM
The next big vegan ice cream?  It could be Banane. 

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Cool Down with Tangy Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

It is hot in New York City right now, so anything cooling and lighter wins the day.

Victory Garden in the West Village can definitely help with its unusual goat’s milk ice cream.

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Starting the Journey

Welcome to First Bite and our very first post!

We are very excited to start sharing the things we love. In no particular order, here are five favorites.

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Welcome

Every week we’ll send you one email with our 5 best food ideas.

With a heavy emphasis on organic and sustainable, you’ll learn about fantastic food products, drinks, restaurants, events, recipes, apps, books, and movies.

Looking forward to sharing with you,

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