Easter Treat: Omnom’s Milk Chocolate Almonds & Chocolate Bars

[1] Mr. Carrots’ Mango-Passion Milk Chocolate Almonds (all photos © Omnom). [2] Mr. Bunny’s friend from the farm, the sheep, delivers a salted-almond chocolate bar. [3] Introduce the Easter bunny to a unicorn, who brings a caramel chocolate bar.   Instead of a chocolate bunny rabbit, how about something crunchier? Mr. Carrots’ Mango-Passion Milk Chocolate…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Horseshoe Brand Hot Sauce

We receive lots of hot sauce samples. Most of them are fine, but not special. Enter the special: Horseshoe Brand hot sauce, developed by two entrepreneurs in New York State’s food mecca, the Hudson Valley. All natural, made in small batches, you can’t help but say, “This is good stuff!” Why? The hot sauces are…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Liberté Organic Yogurt

[1] From top clockwise: French Lavender, Washington Cherry and Philippine Coconut. [2] Close-up on coconut. Note the haiku under the top foil. [3] Lemon and strawberry; note the triangular containers (all photos courtesy Liberté).   We have long been enamored with Liberté yogurt, from the moment some 10 years ago that we plucked a few…
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RECIPE: Blueberry Smoothie With Almond Milk

A smoothie with our favorite fruits plus almond milk. Photo courtesy Chef Ingrid Hoffmann.   Having just published an article on why we love almond milk, we hasten to follow it up with an easy recipe. Your nutritionist would approve of this smoothie, from Chef Ingrid Hoffmann. She adds flaxseed meal for extra nutrition and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Agua Fresca & Agua De Horchata Recipes, Latin American Coolers

[1] A lychee agua fresca, or cooler (photos #1, #4 ___ © courtesy Melissa’s). [2] Agua de horchata, an agua fresca made with rice. The recipe is below (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] Chile berry agua fresca (photo © Melissa’s The Great Pepper Cookbook). [4] Pineapple, coconut water and lemongrass agua fresca.…
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