PRODUCT REVIEW: Great Zero Calorie Soft Drinks

Add some grapefruit juice for an energy spritzer.   Do your New Year’s resolutions include losing weight? One standby is diet soda. Some people like it, some people endure it. Try these two boutique carbonated drinks: zero-calorie carbonated beverages with great flavor that we previously reviewed. If you haven’t gotten to know them yet, now’s…
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REVIEW: Michael’s Cookies

Michael’s Cookies’ dough was awarded first place for best product in the “Outstanding Foodservice” category by the National Association for the Specialty Foods Trade (NASFT). But the cookies are available ready-baked for consumers, and are beautifully packaged for corporate gifts or for your favorite cookie lover. They’re also certified kosher. Of the 20 different flavors…
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PRODUCT WATCH: Kettle Chips 100-Calorie Packs

Keep your potato chip snacking under control with Kettle Chips’ 100-calorie packs.   Starting January 1, Kettle Bakes Lightly Salted Potato Chips will be available in 100-calorie packs, at delis and supermarkets nationwide. The bags contain 18 chips with 65% less fat than regular potato chips. As part of a movement by manufacturers to provide…
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Best Diet Holiday Gifts

Dr. Andrew Weil for Tea, from Ito-En, shows how special and delicious calorie-free iced tea can be.   We’ve rounded up great gifts for friends and family members who love good food—but happen to be watching their calories, or need sugar-free options. This year, the calorie-free (or low-calorie, or sugar-free) things we’d like to receive…
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PRODUCT WATCH: AllerNotes For Food Allergies

An easy, portable solution for everyone with food allergies.   An estimated 12 million Americans suffer from food allergies, some of which can be fatal. Last year, a member of THE NIBBLE staff, allergic to peanuts, specifically told the waiter at a Thai restaurant that she could have no nuts. Either the message did not…
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