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Food shoppers’ attitudes are changing when it comes to deciding which foods are healthy choices for themselves and their families and which foods represent their values. This wide variation in needs and acceptability is an enormous challenge for food companies and supermarkets. As many as three-quarters of all food shoppers make buying decisions based on … 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. Launched less than two years ago DeeBee’s TeaPops  are an organic, vegan, non-GMO (no genetically modified ingredients), kosher (KOF-K), tea-based frozen novelty. The company was founded by Dionne Laslo-Baker, PhD who wanted to offer her family and … 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. Wholly Wholesome organic frozen pie shells are excellent products. We recently tasted the Traditional and Whole Wheat varieties. The whole wheat was our favorite – flaky with a sweet nutty flavor. … Read More

We’ve never meet a kid who doesn’t love mac & cheese. Annie’s has expanded its macaroni and cheese products with the introduction of three Macaroni & Cheese Mircowavable Cups: Real Aged Cheddar, White Cheddar, and Rice Pasta & Cheddar which is gluten-free. Each was easy to prepare: add cold water to a fill line, heat, add … Read More

Surveys consistently show that people believe that labeling foods organic means they are healthier for you. That is not necessarily true. Organic means the food is farmed or ground by strict guidelines that restrict the use of synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, growth hormones, antibiotics and genetically modified organisms. That’s good for both you and the environment … 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.  Sprout baby food has enlarged its brand offerings with new options for both babies and toddlers. We had our 3-year old taster sample some of the toddler choices. Crispy Fruit & Veggie … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Most of us love hot dogs but few of us will admit we eat them. Hot dogs often get thumbs down on the healthy foods list. Regardless, this month (July) is National Hot Dog … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. In the fall of 2010 we shared a review of Jovial pasta, made from ancient einkorn wheat. The company has recently introduced a line of organic cookies. Three flavors – Crispy Cocoa, Ginger Spice … Read More

October is Fair Trade Month, a time when we should be thinking more about the products we buy. A recent survey showed that while 70% of shoppers are familiar with the term Fair Trade, they are confused about what it means — and why they should choose these products over other brands. Fair Trade agricultural … Read More

Buying a container of milk for your family is more complicated than it used to be. We help make it easy. Once upon a time, buying milk was a simple task. But today, you can buy plain milk, organic milk, or hormone-free milk. All come at 4 different levels of fat and in a number … Read More