If you are sitting in a meeting at work and wondering if there is milk and bread at home, you are not alone. WorkPlace Impact found that over 84% of working women say they regularly or occasionally add groceries to their shopping list at work. And, 46% of women regularly purchase groceries on their way 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. As with many small food companies, Clean, Lean and Savvy Snacks was born when the founder’s daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease. All snacks in the brand are gluten free and kosher … Read More

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Many foods, thought to be free of gluten, may actually contain ingredients that could cause a gluten-sensitive person a good deal of discomfort. Soy sauce — Traditional soy sauces are fermented with soybeans plus 40 to 60% wheat. Look for brands like San-J Tamari Gluten Free Soy Sauce which is naturally gluten-free because it is made … Read More

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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. Livliga is a line of dinnerware and glassware that helps direct the eater to select not only the correct portion size but the proportion of foods that make up a healthy meal. … Read More

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Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week improves brain health, regardless of how much omega-3, heart-healthy fatty acids the fish contains. Eighty million people will have dementia by 2040 which will put a substantial drain on families and the health care system. Past studies have shown that lifestyle changes – reducing obesity, … 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. We have highlighted Jamba Juice At-Home Smoothies in the past and thought the products were excellent. The brand has extended its line to include 3 Fruit & Veggie Fusion Smoothies. You simply … Read More

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If your child brings lunch to school here are a few things to consider. How long is it from the start of school till lunchtime? Without refrigeration, 2 hours is the maximum before food starts to spoils, especially lunch meats and milk. Where is your child’s lunch stored in the classroom? Few classrooms have refrigerators. … 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. Panettone is Italian sweet bread that originated in Milan. It is a traditional holiday cake but it truly should be enjoyed year round. It comes in a typical dome or large … Read More

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Brian Wansink, a researcher at the Cornell Food & Brand Lab, recently showed that when adults serve themselves food, 92% routinely eat everything on their plate, regardless of the portion size. Interestingly, only 59% of children clean their plate when they serve themselves. What does this tell us? Kids instinctively stop eating when they are full … 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. I can’t remember a time when my spice shelf did not have a yellow tin of Colman’s Mustard Powder which I add to many recipes. But I must admit I have … Read More

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