TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker

A frozen banana (or your favorite fruit) goes into the machine, banana soft serves comes out in a minute. Photo © Corinna Gissemann | Fotolia.   Are you an ice cream addict but want to give up those refined sugar calories and carbs? Do you want to add more fruit to your diet? Now, you…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese For Lactose Intolerant People

Cabot Cheddar labeled “Lactose Free.” Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   The other day, at a social gathering, one twentysomething guest turned down a Godiva liqueur-spiked milkshake, announcing he was lactose intolerant. “So am I,” said another guest. “Me too,” chimed a third. “And cheese was my favorite food.” We can develop lactose…
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PRODUCT: Chocolate Pudding, Lactose Free & Cholesterol Free

People who are diagnosed with a food allergy have to give up some favorite foods or turn to less-than-tasty substitutes. But enough Americans are diagnosed with allergies that businesses are rising to the occasion to make good-tasting alternatives. Often, allergen-free products are made because a family member develops the condition. In one of the more…
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PRODUCT: Gluten-Free Pizza From Bold Organics & Mozzarelli’s

With the increased consumer interest in gluten-free products, we find ourselves tasting more of them. Our rule of thumb with any special-diet product is: It’s got to be so good that anyone would enjoy it, and not notice that it’s meant for people on a restricted diet. Last week our Top Pick was My Dad’s…
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PRODUCT: Good Karma Non-Dairy Creamers Are Most Welcome

The makers of Good Karma Lactose-Free Creamers deserve good karma. The new, all-natural line of dairy-free, lactose-free, soy-free, kosher-certified creamers is delicious. And most people won’t be able to tell the difference from conventional creamers. Vegans and the ever-increasing community of lactose-intolerant people can rejoice. If you’re cutting down on sugar, you can rejoice, too:…
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