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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. Today families are busy and many do not stock a pantry full of diverse herbs and spices. Two moms who founded The Zen of Slow Cooking hope to help families solve … 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. Realgood Foods is a 2-year old company that is producing some innovative products. They make low-carb, gluten-free pizzas and enchiladas by using a combination of white meat chicken and cheese 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. What started as a homemade toffee recipe from retired Detroit firefighter, Andrew Chmielewski, turned into a business, Dave’s Sweet Tooth, for his son Andrew. Launched in 2011, Dave’s Sweet Tooth now … 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. Chocolate, dates and almonds – the combination doesn’t get much better than that. Chocodate is a date stuffed with an almond, enrobed in chocolate. Chocodate is available in four varieties. We … 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. Better Body Foods Avocado Oil Mayo is made from 100% avocado oil, cage-free eggs and nonGMO ingredients. Avocado oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fat. Avocado Oil Mayo is available in three … Read More

We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets.  Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Restaurant chains, cities, states and even countries have decided to ban plastic drinking straws because of the damage they cause to landfills and marine life. Though many experts dispute the actual … Read More

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. Lifeway long known as a source for kefir has introduced Farmer Cheese Cups which are cultured after pasteurization with live kefir cultures making them an excellent source of probiotics. Farmer Cheese Cups are … Read More

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.  Americans love to snack. In 2017, 55% of adults said they snacked 2 to 3 times a day and those under age 40 snacked even more frequently. In many cases, multiple … Read More

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

All types of endive are the leaf of the chicory plant – curly (also called frisee), broad-leaved (commonly called escarole) and Belgian (pale to white cone-shaped head). One cup has 9 calories, 71 micrograms of folate (a B vitamin), 542 milligrams of vitamin A and 115 micrograms of vitamin K (close to one and half … Read More

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. Finlandia,a subsidiary of Valio, Ltd., known for producing butter and quality cheese products since 1905 when a group of Finland’s dairies joined together to form a co-operative. Finlandia, founded in the … Read More