Festival of the Vine

Someone once tried to convince me that chocolate is a vegetable.  They claimed that eating chocolate fulfilled the 9-a-day requirement since--technically--the cocoa bean was a plant. Normally I'd disagree, but I'm in need of some rationalization because I had chocolate for dinner on Friday night.  I'd feel a heck of a lot better about that decision if each decadent truffle was on par with a carrot.  

Let's relive my tour de veggie...

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