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Food likes and dislikes are constantly changing. Food trends begin and evolve – some stick around and others fizzle out. Food trend specialists categorize what is trending into four distinct stages – discovery, introduction, adoption and if a trend lasts, mainstream. What do these trend experts predict for 2018? In the discovery stage, we are … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Chris Cates, MD, a cardiologist and his son Andrew, a vineyard owner, founded the Wine RayZyn Company in Napa Valley, California. RayZyns are not your typical moist, seedless raisins. They are … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Dolcedi is a liquid, low glycemic index (22.5) sweetener made simply from concentrated organic apple juice. It is sourced from Italy, kosher (Star-K), USDA Organic, NonGMO Project Certified, and sold in … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. La Tourangelle is a family owned company that specializes in producing artisanal oils. The company originated and is still active in Saumur, France. In 2002 La Tourangelle opened an artisan oil mill … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

 We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. TRU Chocolate created dark chocolate snacks that contain no added sugar, are gluten free, nonGMO, vegan and kosher (OU) with Fair Trade Certified Ingredients. TRU uses no fillers, waxes or preservatives and sweetens … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

Unlike other countries in the world where peanuts are mostly used to make oil or peanut meal, in the US we eat peanuts, more than 6 pounds per person per year. Peanut butter accounts for half of the peanuts we eat yearly and it is estimated that every kid eats close to 1,500 peanut butter … Read More

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We enjoy looking at new cookbooks.  Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Jackie Dikos, the author of Finish Line Fueling, is both a registered dietitian (RD) and a two-time Olympic Trails competitor in the marathon. She has the experience and professional training to … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We must admit when we first received Kitchen & Love Farro Quick Meals and Quinoa Quick Meals, we were a little skeptical. Each is packaged in a two-part 7.9-ounce cup with a detachable … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. O’Tim Sweet is a monk fruit-based, zero calorie sweetener. Monk fruit also known as lo han guo, is a plant native to south East Asia. It was approved in 2009 by … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Nothing says comfort food like a glass of milk and a serving of cookies. For those who need to avoid dairy and wheat products, finding suitable alternatives that taste good can … Read More