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Carrot Cake Muffins

04.16.2014

I don’t know about you, but I L-O-V-E carrot cake. There is something about eating it that just feels right. I love it as a celebration cake – sheet cake, layer cake, loaf, muffins. I can’t think of a way that I don’t like carrot cake – especially when it is topped with a delicious …

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls #SundaySupper

04.16.2014

As a creative baker, I love to take two separate concepts and combine them into one – German Chocolate Cake Cookie Sandwiches, Smores Hot Cocoa, Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies. Here’s another twist on a classic pastry recipe – Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls. Sweet cinnamon rolls stuffed with carrots, raisins, and walnuts then topped with a …

Watch: You’ve Been Peeling Carrots Wrong Your Whole Life

04.16.2014

There’s a better and more time efficient way to peel carrots that you probably have never seen before unless you’ve been trained in a professional kitchen. It’s so brilliant and simple that it almost makes me angry, but I digress.

Carrot Cake Oatmeal & Grimmway Farm Tour

01.28.2014

It’s my husband’s Birthday week and I have carrot cake on the brain. It’s his absolute favorite and I’m always making a new version this time of year.  I thought it would be fun recreating the carrot cake oatmeal I enjoyed during a Grimmway Farms trip I took last summer. I loved it and knew …

Marinated Baby Carrots with Dill

12.20.2013

Roasted Carrot Leek Soup

12.17.2013

With all the holiday parties, sweet treats & stunning cocktails, its time for something healthy. Don’t you think? This Carrot Leek Soup is a warming bowl of comfort and health! The nice thing about soup is it’s quick & simple to make. Serve with a hearty slice of cheese or some other protein and you …

The Best of 2013: From Fearless Selfies to Fitness Leaders, the 26 Must-Follow Names in Fitness

12.16.2013

I don’t know about you guys, but we had a really great year over here at DietsInReview.com. We certainly felt the love — hello you named us a Top 50 Health Blog for 2013! — and tried every day to show it to you, too. Together we celebrated some tremendous weight loss successes, fitness milestones, …

Happy Accidents {Recipe: Jelly Glazed Baby Carrots}

12.16.2013

A traditional cocktail meatball glaze is introduced to cooked baby carrots in this recipe for Grimmway Farms Jelly Glazed Baby Carrots! You all have tried those famous grape jelly and chili sauce glazed cocktail meatballs, right? They seem to be quite the popular appetizer, especially at parties this time of year. I honestly first couldn’t …

Greener Fields Together Gets Sustainable Results

11.18.2013

Greener Fields Together, a Monterey, Calif.-based foodservice sustainability initiative created by Pro*Act, has a series of produce company case studies on the program. D’Arrigo Bros. Co., Mission Produce, Grimmway Farms and Rainier Fruit Co. have reduced emissions, and improved irrigation and recycling methods programs, according to a news release.

Greener Fields Together™ Documents National Farm Partner Sustainability Gains

11.13.2013

MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — More of the fresh produce headed to restaurant kitchens and grocery stores nationwide is now verifiably “greener” and more sustainably raised. This accomplishment is thanks to Greener Fields Together, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by the PRO*ACT produce supply-chain management company, which works with partner farms …

Nearly 700 Grimmway Farms employees help clean Lamont

11.11.2013

LAMONT, Calif. – Nearly 700 Grimmway Farms employees helped pick up trash around the city of Lamont, Saturday morning. Grimmway farms teamed up with the county’s Keep Kern Clean program to help clean streets and alleys for 3 hours. “Lamont is the home of Grimmway Farms and as you drive through Lamont there’s a need for …

‘Baby’ Carrots Are Just Cut Up Normal-Sized Carrots

11.04.2013

Shocking news of the day: Baby carrots aren’t actually baby-sized carrots. They are cut into the cute two-inch carrots by a machine. According to 100 days of real food, the waste from this process (at least that created by CalOrganic varieties) is used as shredded carrots or as “mash” that goes into cattle feed. There …

‘Pinterest Diet’: 50 superfoods plus social media equals weight loss: Recipe

11.04.2013

Can you really use the power of social media to lose weight? Yes, says nutrition expert Mitzi Dulan, when you also have the dietary keys to weight loss. In an exclusive interview with me, Mitzi explained how her new book provides dieters with the tools that they need to take off pounds. The book: “The …

Sony, Grimmway Farms team up to fight hunger at the movies

10.01.2013

A national group is teaming up with Sony and some of the country’s leading produce growers including Grimmway Farms to help fight hunger. More than 100,000 pounds of fresh produce is being donated to food pantries as part of ‘Hunger Action Month.’

Everything’s Coming Up Carrots!

09.30.2013

I was really excited to visit Grimmway Farms in Bakersfield, California, home of the largest grower of fresh carrots in the world.  Grimmway Farms supplies both conventional and organic carrots.  I didn’t realize that Bakersfield—a few hours from my home—is called the “carrot capital” of the world.  But this part of California is perfectly situated …

Where Do Baby Carrots Come From?

09.16.2013

  Ever smelled a carrot cake baking? Then imagine the scent of enormous carrot-scented clouds rising up all around you, both sweet and slightly cool, warm growing root vegetables mixed with cooler freshly tilled earth — a heavenly odor!

Buttery Ranch Glazed Carrots by Mother Thyme

09.16.2013

Looking for a side dish? These quick and easy Buttery Ranch Glazed Carrots are the perfect compliment to any meal.

New in the Market: Lunchbox Treats – Funky Monkey Marvel Avengers Treats, Skeeter Nut-Free Cookies, and Grimmway Farms Carrot Dippers

09.03.2013

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Kids love to find a treat in their lunchbox and Moms are always looking for good options.  

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Feel Good About Giving Your Kids

08.16.2013

We all want our little ones to be healthy, but sometimes it’s hard to convince them to gobble up the stuff that’s good for them. In an ideal world, every refrigerator would be magically full of freshly washed and chopped organic fruits and veggies and our kids would never roll their eyes and ask for …

Carrots Make People More Attractive

08.14.2013

Those who eat fruit and vegetables such as carrots and plums are considered more attractive, say scientists. Their research has shown that men and women whose skin has a yellow glow are thought to be particularly attractive and healthy – and yellow pigments called carotenoids, found in certain fruit and vegetables play a key role …

16 Top Foods to Fuel Your Young Athlete

07.01.2013

I’m uber excited that this Friday my family will be traveling to Dallas, Texas to watch my 11 year-old daughter compete in the Junior National Volleyball Tournament. She will be competing against the top 48 teams in the country and her team is seeded #5. To prepare and qualify for nationals, she has played in …

Fresh Produce Industry Leaders Partner For Cause Marketing Campaign Tied To Sony Pictures Release

06.24.2013

Los Angeles, CA — Grimmway Farms and Cal-Organic Farms are teaming up with Sony Pictures Animation, Feeding America, the nation’s leading hunger relief organization, and some of the leading growers in the fresh produce industry for a groundbreaking campaign in conjunction with the highly anticipated release of the animated comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs …

New Carrot Processing Plant at Pasco

06.24.2013

PASCO, Wash. — A new packing plant is under construction at Pasco to process carrots. KEPR reports ( http://tmgurl.com/2W ) the first phase of the construction should be complete in October and it could employ 60 workers by the end of the year. Grimmway Farms of Bakersfield, Calif., is building the plant to process carrots grown …

Report Finds Economy, Americans Getting Healthier

06.20.2013

The nation’s economy is turning the corner, and American consumers are responding by turning to healthier food options with more frequency and determination, according to Acosta Sales & Marketing’s bi-annual “The Why? Behind the Buy” report.

We Love Grimmway Farms and Bunny Luv Baby Carrots! #JustCrunchEm & #Giveaway

06.12.2013

Hey All! Do you love carrots? Well we do! They are so healthy to eat and great for your eyes. They can be the perfect snack, side, or addition to any meal. One brand of carrots that we usually buy are Grimmway Farms and Organic Bunny Luv carrots. They are also a private labeler so …

Food Generations Blog: Grimmway Carrot Products

06.06.2013

Carrots are great part of our daily diet.  We snack on them, juice, steam, bake and dip them.  Carrots are good source of beta-carotene.  We like them because they are good for healthy skin, growth and healthy immune system and contain pyotechemicals-colorful plant compounds that may offer protection from heart disease and certain cancers.

Gastrophoria Blog: Carrot Ginger Soup

06.06.2013

A few months back, I had the most amazing bowl of ginger carrot soup at the Padre Hotel  for a carrot themed weekend hosted by Grimmway Farms. It was one of the dishes that just lingers in your mind. So velvety, so rich and with just enough heat to keep it all interesting.

Snack Time: Grimmway Carrot Dippers

06.03.2013

So there’s a snack that is great on-the-go, fills you up, provides a satisfying crunch, and is only 50 calories? That can’t be real, right? Well, now it is, thanks to the new Grimmway Farms Carrot Dippers it’s a reality! These dippers are fresh, peeled baby carrots with creamy, low-fat ranch dressing. Grab a multi-pack, …

5 Smoothie Recipes Dietitians Love

06.03.2013

It’s hard to beat smoothies when it comes to convenience. Whipping up this portable, antioxidant-packed meal or snack takes 5 minutes tops. We asked some of our favorite dietitians to name the healthiest and most delicious smoothie ingredients. Read their recommendations here, and try their recipes below.

Cooking Creole: Why Carrots?

05.29.2013

For the past few weeks, I’ve been watching my neighbor setting up his garden. I noticed that this year’s plot is a little larger than last year’s. I biked over one afternoon to inquire what he had planted. He counted his crop on his fingers: tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini, okra and carrots. Why carrots, …

Are Baby Carrots Actually Dangerous?

05.29.2013

Everyone loves baby carrots, but are they safe? There are rumors all over the internet warning that baby carrots are a “danger to your family,” that they’re made from “deformed full-sized carrots”, and that they’re “soaked in chlorine.” They also claim that the white film that forms on them is actually “the chlorine coming to …

Baby Cut Carrots: Healthy or Harmful?

05.29.2013

AMES, Iowa – Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins, and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe?

Carrots and Vitamin A, What’s the Connection

05.06.2013

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – We all know that we should eat more vegetables, but we don’t. Carrots are a vegetable that most people like and not a hard sell to the family. They are inexpensive, available year-round, and an excellent source of vitamin A. Vitamin A is crucial to maintaining healthy cells, particularly mucus, skin and bone …

New in the Market: Grimmway Farms Carrot Creations

04.29.2013

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We all know that we should eat more vegetables, but we don’t. Carrots are a vegetable that most people like and not a hard sell to the family. Grimmway Farms has been …

US: Grimmway Farms tweeting its way to the top

02.11.2013

A number one trend on Twitter is just one of the many success stories that Grimmway Farms has to celebrate thanks to their partnership with NBC’s The Biggest Loser. Late in 2012 Grimmway debuted new packaging featuring the Biggest Loser brand and highlighting their relationship with NBC’s hit show, including a sweepstakes that provides consumers …

Grimmway Farms has its own ‘Biggest Loser’ challenge

02.05.2013

“The Biggest Loser” airs every Monday night on KGET. On Monday, employees of Grimmway Farms kicked off their own weight loss challenge, with the help of some past contestants. Grimmway Farms has teamed up with “The Biggest Loser” to promote healthy living, with Grimmway carrots featured on the show. And, the company wants to get its …

US: World’s largest carrot grower switches to solar power

05.17.2011

Grimmway Enterprises Inc., the largest carrot grower in the world, is making its carrots green with Conergy USA. The company completed the 230 kilowatt ground-mounted power system, featuring more than 1,000 solar modules, on one of Grimmway’s carrot farms located near Arvin, California. The installation will prevent the release of around 150,000 lbs of harmful …

Eco-Friendly Easter Ideas

04.20.2011

Celebrate Easter sustainably this year by making some simple swaps If you’re planning on holding a traditional Easter egg hunt, consider these options to make it a bit greener: Re-use old baskets or buckets you have laying around your home. Shred recycled paper (like newspaper or colorful magazines) or hay to use as the ‘grass’ …

Health benefits of carrots and carrot juice

07.19.2009

Apart from granting good looks and outstanding taste to salads for your party guests, carrots are also included in the diet recommendation list of a doctor. The carrots in raw form and carrot juice have developed a unique status in providing impressive health track for human body. Originated in Asia as edible root vegetable, carrots …

Rainbow Diet News

07.06.2009

Breast and prostate cancer are two diseases that none of us want to think about but we all must. The impact of these two malignancies is so great that they’ve become deeply ingrained in our social culture, while playing major roles in the modern medical system. Being aware of the risk is undeniably important, but …

Grimmway honored for preparation

03.31.2009

Grimmway Farms received the Kern County Department of Environmental Health Director’s Award on Tuesday for going beyond minimum requirements to protect employees and the public from hazardous materials. Grimmway, the world’s largest carrot producer, holds 22 county permits for hazardous materials handled at nine local facilities. The materials include ammonia and chlorine gas, chemicals commonly …