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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. Healthy Munchy Fruit Crispies  are freeze-dried fruit snacks, packed in individual bags with Nickelodeon characters Spongebob Squarepants or Dora the Explorer. The only ingredient is fruit. One bag of Banana Crispies (0.89 ounce) has 90 calories, 3 … 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. Alouette has recently added Le Petite Fromage to their brand. These are small packages of cheese spread that would go well on crackers, pears or apples wedges. Each has only 40 calories and 3 grams … 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 offer a frozen treat with a more good-for-you approach. Arctic Zero is known for making low fat, lactose free, gluten free and non-GMO frozen desserts. We have highlighted the brand in the … 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. Cello Whisps are a unique and interesting new snack. They are made of 100% parmesan cheese, nothing else, which has been turned into a light and airy crisp. The cheese is sourced from the US. … 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. Many recipes call for clarified butter which involves slowly heating unsalted butter until the water evaporates and the fat is separated from the milk solids. Making ghee is slightly different because the milk fat … 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. Looking for a lunchbox snack or a healthy pick-me-up, Love Crunch Bars by Nature’s Path are a good option. The bars are nut and seed based. The main ingredient is almonds. They come in … Read More

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

Nothing makes a better turkey sandwich than leftover roasted turkey. Diestel Turkey Ranch has brought this fresh roasted flavor and texture to their new pre-sliced deli line. Diestel Turkey Ranch, founded in 1949 and still family run, is committed to humanly raising and slaughtering their turkeys. They have received a GAP 5+ rating (out of possible 5 points) from the nonprofit … 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 are encouraged to eat more whole grains and most people like oatmeal. Banking on this Grainful is asking us to think outside the box and consider oatmeal for dinner. Grainful Steel Cut Sides … 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. Chobani was the first brand we highlighted in our weekly New In The Market feature when the Greek yogurt segment was young and growing. Since then Chobani has made a name for itself in the Greek yogurt … 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. Once a staple only in convenience stores and truck stops, jerky sales, in 2015, should top $1.3 billion. According to Howard Riell, Associate Editor of Convenience Store Decisions, though the core users of jerky are still men … Read More