Perrine's Produce new port orange location

Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

Photos // Text by Kelsey Walters Perrine’s Produce, a family owned and operated fruit and vegetable market that has served Volusia County for 30 years, opened their newest and largest location in Port Orange in early November. Perrine’s Produce Opens New Port Orange Location in Former Food Lion Perrine’s Produce has a longstanding location in New Smyrna Beach (1044 N. Dixie Freeway) as well as … Continue reading Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

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Florida Yards Are Where Fallacies Grow

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. Florida Passes Bill Regarding Home Vegetable Gardens About six weeks have passed since Florida legislators passed a bill prohibiting municipalities from outlawing home vegetable gardens. I know, you’re scratching your head. It seems like with all the devastating pollution, crumbling … Continue reading Florida Yards Are Where Fallacies Grow

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Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

Easter is a great time to celebrate and spend time together as a family or with friends. These three recipes are sure to put a spring in your step and you’ll want to add them to your holiday meal! Instant Pot Deviled Eggs with Relish Using a Pressure Cooker to Hard Boil Eggs Who knew you could whip up this springtime classic in an Instant … Continue reading Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

If you love citrus, you’re going to fall hard for this Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower! Deliciously caramelized and bursting with savory garlic, fresh lemon, and a bit of Parmesan, you might just forget how healthy it really is! Healthy and Delicious Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower cut into florets (about 8 cups) 1 lemon juiced and zested 2 tablespoon olive oil 4 cloves garlic minced 3 … Continue reading Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

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Creamy Spring Vegetable Soup

Light and creamy, this vegetable soup is perfect for this time of year.  GLUTEN-FREE & DAIRY-FREE  Ingredients: Vegetables 1 pound fresh asparagus, washed and trimmed 5 to 6 carrots, scrubbed and roughly chopped 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 can organic corn, rinsed and drained 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup avocado or olive oil salt and pepper to taste Roux 1/2 cup vegan butter, … Continue reading Creamy Spring Vegetable Soup

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Three Quick and Easy Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Whether you are hosting a feast to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or want to live like a leprechaun all month long, these quick, easy and (mostly) healthy recipes will have you feeling the luck of the Irish! Corned Beef and Cabbage Easy and Low Carb Some people are nervous about using a new appliance. There’s no need to fear your pressure cooker! Here’s a recipe … Continue reading Three Quick and Easy Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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Community Grows in NSB Garden

New Smyrna Beach Community Garden Mary Avenue Park, 505 Mary Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 2019 Spring Garden Plots Available – First come, first served The garden has grown to a total of 36 garden plots. Garden plots are assigned on a first come first served basis, and existing gardeners are eligible to renew their six (6) month lease for the new season. 2019 Spring Season … Continue reading Community Grows in NSB Garden

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Juice It

One of the best ways to get your suggested minimum five daily servings of fruits and veggies is to drink fresh juice. Fresh juice is not purchased in cartons at the store. It is not canned, cooked, flash-pasteurized, colored, sweetened, filtered or preserved. Fresh juice comes directly from fresh fruits and vegetables and is best when consumed immediately (within minutes of juicing) to get the … Continue reading Juice It