Stellar Braids: Vegan Butter Braids Pretzels

[1] Stellar Braids, vegan butter braids in four flavors (photos #1 and #2 © Stellar Snacks). [2] Crunchy pretzel braids with a side of crudités. [3] Monk fruit melons growing on a vine (photo © Clean Plates). [4] Vegan butter from Miyoko’s. Miyoko’s vegan cheese and butter were a Nibble Top Pick Of The Week…
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Stash Tea Varieties, Specialty Tea For National Tea Month

We were quite young when we first learned about Stash Tea. It was in the early 1970s, and in those days, in the Northeast, there were few natural food stores. Yogurt was still a cult food eaten by “health nuts” and people in Greek and Middle Eastern communities. In these days of the hippie, we…
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Walden Farms Zero Calorie Dressing, Zero Fat, Zero Carbs

Struggling through diet after diet in the 1980s, we ate a lot of salad. In those days, before the wide distribution of artisan vinegars and olive oils, we preferred “diet” salad dressings to generic oil and vinegar. The brand with the widest choice was Walden Farms: zero calories, zero carbs, zero fats. Not to mention,…
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Mingle Mocktails, Sparkling Non-Alcoholic Drinks For Any Occasion

[1] Mingle Mocktails are available in individual cans (all photos © Mingle Mocktails). [2] The line is also available in 750ml bottles. [3] You can drink Mingle from the can, or from a cocktail glass. [4] The recipe for this Jingle Berry Mojito is below.   You don’t have to be a drinker to enjoy…
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