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Fall Flavors: The Power of Pumpkin

Fall has officially arrived, and you know what that means: sweater weather, pumpkin flavored desserts, and Halloween! If you’re planning on carving pumpkins soon, remember to save the pulp – it can be used for a hearty chili! Although pumpkins make great jack-o-lanterns, they also have numerous health… Read More

Harvest of the Month: All About Brussels Sprouts

Here at Gourmet Gorilla, we are all about seasonality. Because we source our food locally, we purchase our food based on what is seasonally available in the region. This is what ensures that our meals are fresh, delicious and sustainable. Our seasonal menu is just one reason why… Read More

Staff Spotlight: Purchasing Manager Jared Jaggers

Last week I sat down with our purchasing manager, Jared Jaggers, to find out a little more about him, his role at  Gourmet Gorilla, and how he works with Gourmet Gorilla’s mission to source sustainable ingredients for all of the meals we create each day. DS:… Read More

‘Tis is the season of strawberries

We at Gourmet Gorilla are welcoming the warm weather and the bountiful fresh fruits and vegetables that arrive with summertime. A universal favorite among the GG team is strawberries… of course! Let me tell you, if you are a farmer’s market junkie like me, this is the best way to… Read More

The Secret to Good Cooking

The secret to good cooking comes from a well-stocked pantry and a kitchen full of essential equipment. As Peter Parker rightly said, “With great power, comes great responsibility”, we at Gourmet Gorilla have the most rewarding as well as challenging task of providing nutritious food to kids. With this power,… Read More

The Power of Superfoods

Superfoods. What is this term that is so hot in the nutrition world right now? The term “superfoods” does not have one singular definition. There are no standards created to qualify if the food is considered “super” or not. In fact, in some ways I believe all food is super!… Read More

How to Grow Broccoli Sprouts at Home – And Why You Should!

Growing your own sprouts at home is a fun, exciting and healthy project! Broccoli sprouts are 10x – 100x higher in some cancer fighting compounds than the actual mature vegetable! Sprouts are a tasty and nutritious addition to sandwiches, salads, or stirred into a bowl of soup. You may… Read More

Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal

To be the best, you need to train your best.  Training involves more than cardio and lifting weights, it also includes eating!  Olympic athletes exert massive amounts of energy, through many vigorous workouts, to stay fit for their big events.  To keep up and maintain energy needs, it is crucial… Read More

Olympian Tumeric, Ginger and Lemon Tea!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are off to a great start! How great is it to watch athletes who have trained years for this moment achieve their goal?! I’ve always seen Olympic Athletes as real life superheroes. So strong, so confident, so determined. There dedication to a healthy lifestyle has always… Read More

Visions of Sugarplums!

A candy cane at the holiday after school activity.  Hot chocolate with whipped cream after ice skating.  A plate of cookies that were supposed to be for Santa.   The holidays can turn into an IV sugar solution for kids! Research suggests that babies are naturally inclined to crave sugar as soon… Read More