PRODUCT: Gluten-Free Crackers

We have a new cracker passion: Blue Diamond Natural Nut-Thins. You may be familiar with Blue Diamond nuts, produced by a California co-op of 3,200 growers. Their almonds have been sold since 1910—one hundred years of health almonds. In addition to almond butter and Almond Breeze almond milk, the company makes nut thins that are…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Invent Healthy Recipes

Two of our index cards combine in this salmon-avocado salad. Photo courtesy Whole Foods Market. Get the recipe. Over the last month, one million people searched Google for “healthy recipes.” You can search, and you can buy healthy recipe cookbooks. But you can also invent your own recipes; and use the occasion as a teaching…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Leftover Brown Rice Recipes

If you’ve been reading all the posts this month, you know why you need to eat more whole grain. It’s easy to do just by switching two of the most-served starches—white potatoes and white rice, both of which supply minimal nutrition—for nutritious, high-fiber brown rice. When you make brown rice, make double the amount you…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: Tequila Lemonade

Tequila lemonade. Photo courtesy 1800 Tequila.   Nachos and tequila shots may rule at many Super Bowl parties. But for your consideration, we present tequila lemonade, courtesy of the producers of 1800 Select Silver Tequila. (The celebrity spokesperson for 1800 is Michael Imperioli of “The Sopranos,” as the fictional Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) of “Entourage”…
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PRODUCT: Cocktail Tree

If you frequently host cocktail parties, you can cement your reputation for innovation with a Cocktail Tree. The Cocktail Tree was developed by SushiSamba to enable patrons of the fusion-cuisine restaurant chain (a meld of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian influences) to enjoy tasting portions of different fancy cocktails. It is popular at SushiSamba restaurants nationwide…
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