For many of us, the term "dried fruit" is practically synonymous with raisins. But nowadays, so many more dried fruits are available that it seems … [Read more...] about Dried Fruits: More Than Just Raisins
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While preparing a peanut butter and jelly sandwich the other day, I noticed an unusual ingredient on the peanut butter jar: agave nectar. A search for … [Read more...] about What is Agave Nectar?
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Recently, you may have started to hear about Goji berry. It has earned a prominent place on the list of super foods, having been touted for a … [Read more...] about The Real Scoop on Goji Berry – Health Benefits or Hype?
We recently went frozen pizza box-reading and were surprised and disappointed to find that trans-fats are lurking in the majority of frozen pizzas … [Read more...] about No More Frozen Pizza