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Buy fresh, unprocessed foods whenever you can. The more a food is processed the more likely it will be higher in salt, sugar and fat. Make label reading a habit. You will be amazed at what you will learn. Don’t let sugar fool you. It comes by many names – dextrose, fruit juice concentrate, cane … 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. With all the milk substitutes on the market we were not sure what to expect from Banana Wave Bananamilk. We were pleasantly surprised at the mildly sweet taste, slightly thick smooth consistency, … 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

It can be tricky to determine the actual calorie content of foods. Most calculations are done using the Atwater system, developed over 100 years ago, which showed that carbs and protein have 4 calories and fat has 9 calories in 1 gram. You can think of a gram as about the weight of an average paper clip. Comparing … 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. 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

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

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. Bakery On Main was founded in Glastonbury, Connecticut, in 2003 to create gluten-free products in small batches. Today they have expanded to be one of the largest Certified Gluten Free and Non-GMO Project Verified facilities in the US. New … 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. Erin’s Popcorn is produced by Tim’s Cascade Snacks an environmentally conscious company that was founded in the mid-1980s. We tasted Reduced Sodium Popcorn and their latest flavor addition Churro Popcorn, which is sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon. … 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. Eating some nuts every day is a healthy habit. Almonds have been shown to aid in weight loss and pistachios are rich in antioxidants and help to lower LDL cholesterol. Wonderful Pistachios, Almonds, and … Read More

Walnuts have more antioxidants, with greater potency to protect cells against oxidative damage than any other nut commonly eaten. You only need to eat 7 walnuts a day (14 halves or 1 ounce) to get a health benefit.   … Read More