FOOD FUN: Quick Caramel Apples & Pears

Why wait for next fall, when caramel apples are a well-deserved winter comfort food? We love caramel apples, so we didn’t hesitate to adapt this recipe (photo #1) from Produce For Kids, switching the pears for crunchy apples and using warm caramel. There are two ways to enjoy this recipe: our way, with warm, drippy…
Continue reading “FOOD FUN: Quick Caramel Apples & Pears”

TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Diet Snacks For Your New Year’s Resolutions

[1] Protein-packed bone broth is filling, warm and comforting (photo courtesy pacific Foods). [2] For a crunchy snack, pick a lite-dressing salad kit (photo courtesy Dole). [3] Crunchy roasted chickpeas are an alternative to nut (photo courtesy The Good Bean). [4] Popcorn is a favorite whole-grain snack (photo courtesy Pop Secret).   Low in calories…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Diet Snacks For Your New Year’s Resolutions”

TOP PICKS OF THE YEAR: 2017

As the year ends, we revisit some of our favorite products of the year. They’re all Top Picks Of The Week, but they’re the ones that we can’t stop eating. If you’re looking for something new and special, we strongly recommend them. In alphabetical order, we present:   BETTER-FOR-YOU FOODS Better Beans Most of us…
Continue reading “TOP PICKS OF THE YEAR: 2017”

TIP OF THE DAY: Hummus Tacos For Taco Tuesdays

[1] Meatless Mondays meet Taco Tuesdays, with these vegetable-hummus tacos. Here’s the recipe from Mountain Mama Cooks. [2] Nacho Tuesday substitutes for Taco Tuesday (photo courtesy Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   You can combine Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday with meatless tacos, like this recipe for Veggie Hummus Tacos (photo #1) from Mountain Mama…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Hummus Tacos For Taco Tuesdays”

TIP OF THE DAY: 35+ Food & Beverage Pairings

We love pairing flavors to their best advantage. Here are our previous pairing recommendations, with a new one below for potato chip lovers: Beer & Summer Food Pairings Breads & Spreads Pairings Cake & Wine Pairings Cheese & Beer Cheese & Bread Pairings Cheese & Cheese Condiments Pairings Cheese & Chocolate Pairings Cheese & Wine…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: 35+ Food & Beverage Pairings”