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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. Olives and cheese go hand-in-hand and these brands are all worth a try. Gaea was founded to promote the benefits of the Mediterranean diet by producing products based on olives and … Read More

Many parents and school districts have decided that chocolate milk is not a good choice for kids. Milk is the single largest contributor of calcium in the diet of kids in the US and many children, most particularly teenage girls, fall far short of their needed calcium intake each day. Flavored milk – chocolate, vanilla or … 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. Royal Hawaiian Orchards which we have highlighted in the past has just introduced Macadamia Nut Milk. The macadamia milk alternative is dairy, soy, lactose, cholesterol and gluten free plus NonGMO Project Verified, vegan … 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. We must confess that we have been fans of Cabot cheese since we first tried it many years ago in Vermont when it was still only sold regionally. The Founders’ 1919 Collection harks back to the … 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. 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

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

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

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

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. Whether for school lunch or an after school snack, Laughing Cow Cheese Wedges plus crackers or apple slices makes a good choice. The individual wedges offer portion control and the spreadable texture is easy to serve. … Read More

Milk is known for its nutrient contribution to build strong teeth and bones and it may help lower the risk for hypertension, weight gain, colon cancer and type 2 diabetes, too. But now researchers at the University of Kansas have found that drinking milk can help to protect your brain. Milk is an excellent source of … Read More