PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Better-For-You Snacks From Ceres, Fairlife & MaraNatha

This week’s picks are better-for-you snacks that have become part of our snacking repertoire. All will be welcomed by adults and kids alike.     1. CERES: SMOOTHIES TO GO Ceres fruit juices are among the best you can buy. So when they offered us samples of their new Smoothie To Go line, we jumped.…
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HALLOWEEN RECIPE: Sugar Free Candy Apples & Caramel Apples

Every Halloween season we look forward to a crunchy-coated red candy apple and a chewy caramel apple. If you can’t have sugar, worry not: We have recipes for sugar-free/no sugar added candy and caramel apples. Sugar Free Candy Apples Recipe Sugar Free Caramel Apples Recipe   DECORATING THE APPLES We couldn’t find a sugar-free candy…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: ChocZero, Sugar-Free Chocolate Bars & Syrups

[1] ChocZero chocolate bars are sold in six-packs (photos #1 to #3 courtesy ChocZero). [2] Chocolate squares are perfect with a cup of coffee. [3] While maple is the most popular, there are 11 additional sugar-free syrup flavors. Monk fruit (lo han guo) on the tree (photo courtesy Clean Plates).   With Halloween and the…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Granola, Sparkling Diet Cranberry & Great Snacks

[1] Rustic chic granola from Banner Road Bakery (photo courtesy Banner Road Baking Co.). [2] Yummy yogurt bars—refrigerated, not frozen—from Clio Snacks. The halved bars show the consistency of the yogurt (photos courtesy Clio Snacks). [3] Sparkling Diet Cranberry from Ocean Spray: just 10 calories a can (photo courtesy Ocean Spray).   We’re fortunate that…
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