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.   Hampton Creek makes cookies and mayonnaise. The mayonnaise which is Non-GMO Verified (no genetically modified ingredients) and kosher certified (Kof-K) is excellent. It has a smooth, creamy pure mayonnaise taste … Read More

A half-cup of spinach dip plus 20 chips comes in close to 500 calories. Swap for salsa and chips and cut the calories to 200. Order raw vegetables and lowfat ranch dip and you cut the calories in half again. … 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. Simply Organic recently launched Steam Gourmet, steam-in-parchment meal kits. These kits help people use a French style of cooking called “en papillote.” Each Steam Gourmet kit contains two seasoning packets and … Read More

The energy drink market is exploding with sales of $12.5 billion annually. Men, Hispanics and those with children in the household are the largest users. The majority of this group is made up of young to middle-aged adults who are entering the age where risk factors for heart disease are starting to appear. Yet, few … 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. Over the past decade Americans have embraced heat as a fundamental element of food. Both of these brands help to satisfy our infatuation with heat. Henry’s Humdingers are raw honeys combined … Read More

Order a turkey sandwich with 2 instead of 3 slices of bread. Swap the mayonnaise for low fat ranch dressing and you will save close to 250 calories. Ask for whole wheat bread and you boost the fiber. … Read More

CherryWe love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Both of these brands offer a healthy way to hydrate. 1907Water is sourced from the Kaimanawa Rangers of New Zealand where it bubbles up naturally from the ground. 1907 is the … Read More

People with stressful jobs who also lead an unhealthy life – smoking, not exercising and drinking alcohol regularly – have a greater risk for heart disease. You may not be able to change your level of stress but you can change the way you live. Healthy habits can reduce the risk of heart disease by … 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. We reviewed the iCoffee Steam Brew and thought the coffee maker was excellent. The company has recently released the iCoffee Opus single serve brewer. This single serve coffeemaker can use any … Read More

Chicken fajitas served with stir-fried veggies and 3 soft tortillas plus a quarter cup each of salsa, sour cream and guacamole adds up to about 950 calories. Ask the wait person for one extra tortilla. The meal now goes over 1,000 calories, but here is the catch, split with a friend and your meal comes … Read More