TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Lactaid Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, a time for celebration among ice cream lovers. But not for every one of us. According to research studies, 30 to 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant. Some have been that way since childhood; some lose the ability to digest lactose as adults. Says HealthDay.com, “The condition is so…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chermoula Sauce

Last night at a nine-course feast at the home of our wine editor, we were served a dish of scallops, sautéed greens and a hearty topping of freshly-made pesto. A conversation ensued among the nut-averse and lactose-intolerant in attendance, that they didn’t use pesto because of the cheese or the nuts. There’s an easy alternative:…
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PRODUCT: Challenge Lactose Free Butter

A delicious butter spread that’s lactose free! Photo courtesy Challenge Dairy.   An estimated 30 to 50 million Americans have lactose intolerance, a condition wherein individuals naturally lose the ability to digest lactose—the natural sugar component of milk—as they grow into adulthood. In some of the world’s populations, the condition begins in childhood, after weaning.…
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PRODUCT: Vegan Pesto From Sauces ‘n Love

Vegan, lactose free and cholesterol free pesto. Photo courtesy Sauces ‘n Love.   Keeping a good jar of pre-made pesto at hand can make any dish extraordinary in only a matter of minutes. Pesto sauce, traditionally consists of basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses and salt for seasoning. Add a dollop…
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PRODUCT: Dannon Oikos Greek Frozen Yogurt

June 4th is National Frozen Yogurt Day. Treat yourself to a pint of Oikos Greek frozen yogurt. You can print a $1.00 coupon online. The brand recently launched a frozen yogurt line in: Black Cherry Cafe Latte Chocolate Key Lime Strawberry Vanilla   We received pints of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla to taste. The strawberry…
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