FOOD 101: Live & Active Cultures In Frozen Yogurt

Inside: 10 million or more live and active cultures. Photo courtesy Pinkberry.   “What happens to the beneficial bacteria in frozen yogurt,” a reader writes. “Does freezing kill them?” No. Live culture frozen yogurt maintains the cultures’ benefits because the flash-freezing technique used in the production of frozen yogurt, unlike slow freezing in a freezer,…
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PRODUCT: Gourmet Lassi From That Indian Drink

We wish Ipshita Pall would invite us to dinner. Now that we’ve had her lassi yogurt drink, we’re dying to taste her food. Ms. Pall is a trained French culinary chef experienced in Indian-Latin fine dining. We enjoy all lassi, but so far, we like That Indian Drink’s products the best. Chef-crafted, they use fresh…
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RECIPE: Red Lentil Soup, Other Greek Yogurt Delights & Aleppo Pepper

Red lentil soup is golden and glorious. Photo by Marcus Nilsson | Chobani.   What do you do after your start-up Greek-style yogurt brand becomes the number one brand in the country? You continue to share your love of your homeland’s foods by opening a café. Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya moved to New…
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PRODUCT: Yoplait Fruitful

There’s a new way to sneak more fruit into your day: Yoplait Fruitful, which blends 1/3 cup of real fruit into each carton. Each flavor contains fruit pieces and/or purée. It’s available in six palate-pleasing flavors: Blueberry, Cherries & Red Berries, Mango Pineapple & Orange, Peach, Pineapple and Strawberry. In general, both Yoplait Fruitful and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin In Every Recipe

Pumpkin is a wonderful fruit*, loaded with the powerful antioxidant beta-carotene, which research indicates may reduce the risk of developing heart disease and certain types of cancer, among the degenerative aspects of aging and other conditions. One cup of cooked pumpkin has just 49 calories. One of the nice things about fall is that food…
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