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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. Munk Pack makes ready-to-eat oatmeal-fruit squeeze snacks for adults. The packages are a larger version of the portable, spouted, squeeze packs kids love. The concept behind Munk Pack snacks is 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. Both of these brands have long, well-deserved histories. Kellogg’s Raisin Bran was introduced in the middle 1940s. It has reinvented itself along the way with new variations, the newest being Raisin … Read More

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

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. Ingenuity is simply a twist on the ordinary. For these two new products from KMN Home this is true. Often traditional pot holders are slippery and oven mitts can be big … 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. Like many niche companies The Gluten Free Bars and Bites were started by two brothers who have celiac disease, an inability to digest gluten found in wheat, rye and barley. All their … 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.   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

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. 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

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. 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

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

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

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

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

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. Smart Soup, produced in Canada, offers 7 varieties of frozen soup. Each flavor is gluten free, vegan, and American Heart Association Certified as a heart-healthy food. Anne Chong Hill and her … Read More