TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Ayala’s Herbal Water

Organic-certified flavored water, infused with herbs, spices and some citrus, are a smash! Several years ago we had an idea for a line of waters flavored with herbs and spices. We sought advice from a couple of bottled water experts, and were told that we’d never get such a product to market—the segment was too…
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NEW PRODUCT: So Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches

Coconut lover? Vegan? Kosher? Organic? You’re in luck: Purely Decadent, a brand of coconut milk-based frozen desserts, has launched So Delicious Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches, “the world’s first ice cream sandwiches made with non-dairy coconut milk ice cream.” At 2.3 ounces, the frozen treats weigh in at 100 calories per serving and are sweetened with…
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RECIPE: Low-Calorie Creamy Dip & Dressing

A dip or dressing with half the calories tastes just as good—maybe even better! Top photo courtesy Vermont Creamery. Bottom photo courtesy Betty Crocker.   With those New Year’s resolutions that include “lose weight,” substituting mustard for mayonnaise wherever possible is an easy switch. French’s claims that, simply by substituting mustard for mayonnaise on your…
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NEWS: What Happened To The Chesapeake Blue Crab

Maryland’s iconic blue crab is on the list of the Top 25 Things Vanishing From America according to WalletPop.com. In 2007, the Chesapeake Bay saw the lowest harvest since 1945, just 22 million pounds; 40 years ago the harvest was 96 million pounds. There are only about 120 million crabs in the Bay, and officials…
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RESTAURANTS: The Heart Attack Grill

Those whose New Year’s resolutions don’t include healthy eating should high-tail to Chandler, Arizona for a feast at the Heart Attack Grill. Yes, that’s the name, and the sign on the door of this burger bar says, < Caution! This establishment is BAD for your health! > How bad? – The hamburger buns are coated…
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