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: Ian’s Sausage Pancrepes

Really tasty: Ian’s Sausage Pancrepes. Photo courtesy Elevation Brands.   More than 10 years ago, a concerned dad learned that his son, Ian, had multiple food allergies. He set off on a journey to develop a line of kids’ favorites, so Ian and other children with allergies wouldn’t have to miss out. “Can you imagine…
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PRODUCT: Garden Lites Veggie Muffins

The producers of our favorite Garden Lites Veggie Soufflés have introduced new Veggie Muffins: a fluffy carrot muffin and a deep chocolate zucchini muffin. The all natural Veggie Muffins line is made of 1/3 fresh vegetables. Each muffin is shrink-wrapped for easy portability. Just let the frozen muffins defrost naturally or heat them in the…
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STOCKING STUFFER & YEAR-ROUND TREAT: Sun Cups

If you love peanut butter, you may have the same reaction we do when we hear of someone with a peanut allergy: “I’m so sorry.” Those who know the joys of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or peanut butter cups empathize with those who can’t have them. But everyone can have sunflower butter! Sunflower…
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TRENDS: Eat Hemp & Support Hemp Farming

The second Annual Hemp History Week ended yesterday. The national grassroots education campaign aims to renew support for hemp farming in the U.S. Although illegal today, hemp was traditionally grown in the U.S. by many farmers—including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. The Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper! In addition to edible hemp…
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