What Is World Food Day & How It Affects You

[1] Beautiful tomatoes that everyone would buy. Compare to the misshapen tomato below, that no one in a first-world country wants to buy (photo courtesy FAO). [2] Misshapen produce, although tasting just like normally attractive produce, is thrown away (photo © U.C. Davis). [3] Fruits with surface blemishes are not acceptable in first world countries,…
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Top Pick Of The Week: Sovany Sparkling Fruit Waters

[1] Sovány is the only organic sparkling fruit-flavored water (all photos © Sovány Beverage Company). [2] Whether straight from the fridge or chilled on ice, the flavors are most refreshing—and very low in calories. [3] Add fresh fruit and/or herbs for a fizzy mocktail. [4] In addition to individual cans, you can buy Sovány in…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Non-Dairy Ice Cream

Over the last few years there’s been a huge move to non-dairy substitutes. As part of the move to veganism and/or sustainability, plus diets that are kosher or lactose-free, more consumers seek animal-free dairy products. You can now find delicious milks, yogurts, ice creams and cheeses made from non-dairy plant products. Some examples in the…
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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: JUST Egg, Plant-Based Egg Substitute

[1] Plant-based JUST has become the #1 liquid egg in just a year (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Eat JUST Inc.) [2] Coming soon: JUST Folded Egg, ready to serve on toast or muffin, or to top with omelet ingredients. [3] A JUST Egg muffin can be on your table soon. [4] Mung beans…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Edward Marc Chocolate Pretzels

[1] Covered in top-quality chocolate, a couple of these mini pretzels are a guilt-free treat. [2] You can set them out for guests, but we kept the bag to ourselves (both photos courtesy Edward Marc Chocolatier).   You can find chocolate-covered pretzels in stores nationwide. So why are these from Edward Marc Chocolatier so special?…
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