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Simplify Your Summer Palette

Jul 21, 2015

Summer: a time with lots to do and lots to eat! Considering all the beautiful produce and the seasonal warm weather snacks, no wonder it is such a unanimously popular season. But with all the fun to be had comes hidden dangers in some of our most treasured summer foods.

The perils of artificial dyes

While the FDA has not banned all food dyes, the remaining list of those approved by the FDA are constantly under speculation because of existing side effects other dyes are known to produce. Specifically, these dyes have been under speculation regarding the mental development of young children.

At Good Food Made Simple, we would never subject you to any of these artificial additives. Find more information on the strict ingredient exclusions we abide by here.

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Did you know these fun summertime foods are often altered beyond their natural color?

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Natural dye alternatives

There are some great products on the market that utilize nature’s own resources to produce colorful foods. Likewise, when cooking at home it can be fun to experiment with already colorful foods in new and inventive ways to color-up the tabletop. Take these, for example:

Keeping your summer colorful doesn’t have to mean keeping it artificial.

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