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Celebrate Non-GMO Month with a Giveaway!

October 18, 2019 • Posted in Mindful, San-J Family,

We're teaming up with The Non-GMO Project to celebrate Non-GMO Month. You could be one of NINE winners to receive free San-J products!  Why Celebrate Non-GMO Month? San-J's Non-GMO products...

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5 Tasty Asian Dressings to Save You From Salad Boredom

January 17, 2019 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful, San-J Family,

It’s not new that I hear stories about all kinds of dieting techniques from my friends. In fact, I feel like we’ve always been on a journey of losing weight since we were teenagers. The foods and...

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Meal Planning for a Busy Family

September 12, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful,

Now that school has started back up again, so have all of the kids' extracurricular activities! Between school drop-off, pick-up, tennis clinics, swimming practice, Boy Scouts, and working, sometimes...

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Make Your Own Vegetable Stock

April 27, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful, San-J Family,

Food has a way of bringing people together. In my mom's family, our gatherings always include a pot of soup. And why not? With just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort, you can throw together...

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Memories and Celebrations of Sakura, Japanese Cherry Blossoms

April 05, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Japan, Mindful, San-J Family,

In Japan, cherry blossoms are praised for more than just the arrival of spring. Also known as sakura, cherry blossoms are symbolic of the beauty and mortality of life, paired with optimism of a fresh...

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A Springtime Guide to Growing Asian Vegetables

March 21, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Japan, Mindful, San-J Family,

It's time for Spring gardening! For the past two years, we've been living in suburban Las Vegas, Nevada. Our Spring gardening this year is a modest patio garden, with our essential Asian herbs and...

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A Simple Stir-fry in 3 Steps

February 13, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Mindful, San-J Family,

My favorite way to cook, hands down, is stir-frying. It's my go-to when I'm cooking to share and to impress. It's also practical for the times I'm just cooking for one, because it's as simple as...

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