TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker

A frozen banana (or your favorite fruit) goes into the machine, banana soft serves comes out in a minute. Photo © Corinna Gissemann | Fotolia.   Are you an ice cream addict but want to give up those refined sugar calories and carbs? Do you want to add more fruit to your diet? Now, you…
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PRODUCT: Sweet Leaf Diet Tea

We prefer iced tea with no sweetener, or a just a touch, such as the bottled teas crafted by Honest Tea and Inko’s White Tea. So we are not a prospect for Sweet Leaf Tea, a brand we’ve tasted on numerous occasions. In organic and all-natural, original and flavored variations (lemon-lime, mint & honey, peach,…
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PRODUCT: Diet Snapple Half ‘n Half

Photo courtesy Snapple.   Snapple didn’t invent the “Half ‘n Half,” a refreshing beverage made of half iced tea, half lemonade. The drink was popularized by golfing great Arnold Palmer. As the story goes, in the 1960s, after a long day spent designing a golf course in Palm Springs, Palmer asked a bartender for a…
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VALENTINE GIFT: Sugar-Free Chocolate Hearts

If your Valentine loves chocolate but is on a sugar-restricted diet, the Choclatique artisans have the solution: Their Sweet Deceit 100% Sugar-Free Chocolate in heart shapes are certain to make someone happy. The assortment includes solids and truffles (chocolate ganache centers). The chocolates are also gluten- and nut-free and al-natural (no preservatives or artificial flavors).…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Sugar Free Biscotti

Bella’s sugar-free biscotti: delicious in four flavors. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Thanks to Deanna Bellacicco, owner of Bella’s Home Baked Goods, for affording everyone on a sugar-restricted diet the opportunity to have her delicious sugar-free biscotti. Her regular biscotti line is just lovely, with classic flavors and the cutting edge (try…
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