PRODUCT: Sardines, Delicious & Great For You

Serve sardines topped with cress or with other salad greens for a light lunch, first course or main dinner course. Photo courtesy Payard | NYC, which grilled fresh sardines for this rexipe.   If you’re trying to incorporate more fish into your diet, peel back a tin of quality sardines. It’s a break from the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pasta Without The Carbs

Have all the noodles you want; these tofu shirataki are very low in calories. Photo courtesy House Foods.   Why is “comfort food” high-carb food? What’s a pasta lover to do? Well, there’s spaghetti squash, and you can shred zucchini into a form that cooks up like pasta (and is delicious topped with sauce and…
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FOOD FUN: Japanese-Inspired Salmon Appetizer

Cooked salmon “roll.” Photo courtesy MacKnight Foods.   First, the health benefits: For years, healthcare professionals have been promoting the benefits of eating more salmon for its omega 3 essential fatty acids. Omega 3s contribute to: Cardiovascular health Decreased cancer risk (breast, colorectal and prostate cancer) Eye health—both dry eye and macular degeneration Improved mood…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bitters

The familiar bottle of Angostura Bitters. Photo courtesy C.L. World Brands.   You’ve probably heard of Angostura Aromatic Bitters, but do you know what bitters are? THE HISTORY OF BITTERS According to Wikipedia, the origins of bitters can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians, who infused medicinal herbs in jars of wine. In the…
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PRODUCT: Amoretti Sugar-Free Caramel & Chocolate Syrups

We tried the chocolate and caramel syrups, in drinks desserts. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Amaretto, Butterscotch, Caramel, Dark Chocolate, Fior di Sicilia, French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Irish Cream, Lemon, Mojito Mint, Orange and Raspberry…hungry yet? You can have all of these flavored syrups for just 15 calories a “pump,” in Amoretti’s line…
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