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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 first tried Halo Top Creamery ice cream in 2013. This light ice cream brand has added three new flavors which continue the company’s focus on lower calories and sugar and more protein and fiber than … 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. My first impression of Rishi Tea was what beautiful packaging. Not only are the boxes attractive but each provides information about the tea — ingredients, brewing guide, and caffeine level along with the tea’s source, cultivator and … 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. What could be bad about dark chocolate combined with macadamia nuts – very little? Roasted macadamia nuts, grown in Hawaii, with fruit-infused dark chocolate are the latest addition to the Royal Hawaiian Orchards brand. Dark Chocolate Macadamias are NonGMO Project … 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. Ips has just relaunched its pressure-puffed, light, crunchy chips with 6 grams of protein in 1 serving. Research has shown that protein promotes satiety and aids in weight loss because if you feel fuller longer … Read More

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In a recent study researchers argued that we need to apply better measures to define our aging population. Aging is a multidimensional phenomenon. Defining people as old at age 65 no longer fits real-world data because people all over the world are healthier and live longer. Many are still working. In countries throughout the world, age 65 is used … 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. Dandies Classic Vanilla Marshmallows  are Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan, and kosher certified (cRc). They contain no gelatin or artificial flavors or colors. Dandies are produced in a dedicated dairy, egg, and nut-free facility. Both … Read More

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Today the shellfish farming industry can replenish diminishing natural supplies and provide consumers with foods they enjoy. Williapa Bay off the coast of Washington state supplies one-quarter of all oysters eaten in the US today. Off shore shellfish farms also grow and harvest clams, mussels and geoducks (gooey-ducks), an oversized shellfish that can grow to be 7 pounds with most … 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. If you enjoy grapefruits, Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruits are a brand worth trying. Not only is the color a rich ruby red but the taste is sweeter than most grapefruits on the market. The … 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. Zevia soda gives zero a new definition. The brand has no calories, no sugar, no artificial sweeteners, no phosphoric acid, no artificial flavors, and is color free. All flavors are Non-GMO Project Verified, Certified Vegan, Certified Gluten-free, … 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. Pure was founded in 2006 to provide healthy snacks for the founder’s vegetarian daughter. All Pure snacks are USDA Organic, Certified Gluten Free, NonGMO Project Verified, kosher (OU) and soy and dairy free. New to the Pure … Read More