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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. Al Dente Pasta Company, based in Michigan, has been making artisan pastas for almost 40 years. Though they have always made their pasta by traditional methods, the company from the beginning … Read More

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Depending on where you grew up in the northeastern part of the US, you may call the classic submarine-shaped, long, filling sandwich by a different name. It is believed the sub originated in Connecticut by a restaurant owner who delivered submarine shaped sandwiches to a local naval base during World War II. Today, thanks to … 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. Beyond The Equator 5 Seed Butter, launched in 2017, produces a seed butter from chia, flax, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds, plus hemp hearts (which is the hulled hemp seed). The seeds … 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. Wholly Rollies are frozen protein snack balls from Crazy Richard’s Peanut Butter Company. The are certified gluten-free and kosher certified (OU). Wholly Rollies come in three varieties sold in a 6-ounce … 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. Wanna Date? is a date spread that is a very interesting product and offers a nice alternative to fruit butters, jams or jellies. Wanna Date? was conceived by a young entrepreneur … 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. Scott & Jon’s frozen shrimp pasta and rice bowls feature sustainably-sourced shrimp, cook in 5 minutes, and have less than 300 calories per serving. Though the serving sizes are small, each … 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. Pressels are baked, thin, crispy, pretzel chips that are pressed, not fried, making them sturdier than a chip and more like crunchy crackers. They are good as a snack but firm … 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. Otamot, which is tomato spelled backward, was conceived by a Dad with a picky eater. The ingredient list for Essential Sauce is a group of vegetables along with oil, nutritional yeast, … 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. People are snacking more and looking for low carb, gluten-free, high protein options. Fitting this need, jerky has become one of the fastest growing snack items around. Today’s jerky brands offer … Read More

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

Everybody loves popcorn – a seed that does some nifty things when it is heated. A cup of air-popped popcorn has only 30 calories – 3 cups equal 1 serving of whole grains. It is 100% unprocessed and nonGMO. Popcorn is actually one of the four basic types of corn grown in the US. It … Read More