PRODUCT: Duchy Originals Shortbread Cookies

Stem Ginger is one of the delicious shortbread flavors. Photo courtesy Duchy Originals.   Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets that is described by the media as “upmarket”—think Central Market, King’s and Wegman’s in the U.S. Their house brand products are known for their quality; and their delicious shortbread is available in the U.S.…
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STOCKING STUFFER: Justin’s White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Get them while you can! Photo courtesy Justin’s.   Justin’s makes delicious organic peanut butter cups in dark, milk and white chocolate. The salty peanut butter is a tasty counterpoint to the creamy, quality white chocolate. We’re hooked! The white chocolate cups are available at Whole Foods Markets and other major retailers, as well as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Genmaicha Tea

[1] Genmaicha, green tea mixed with toasted rice (photo courtesy Sugarbird Sweets). [2] Organic genmaicha tea is available from La Colombe.   Genmaicha, pronounced gen-my-cha with a hard “g,” is one of our favorite green teas. The flavor of the sencha green tea base is secondary to the nutty, toasty flavor of kernels of toasted…
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PRODUCT: Petite Crème From Stonyfield

New Petite Crème, a creamy yogurt alternative without the tang of yogurt. Photo courtesy Stonyfield.   The category of Greek yogurt has exploded in the U.S. Is there anyone who isn’t eating it? The Greek category accounts for 47% of all U.S. yogurt sales. Yes! A large enough number of people don’t care for the…
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PRODUCT: Little Miracles Organic Energy Bottled Tea

When we first received sample bottles of Little Miracles Organic Energy, we thought they were organic energy drinks. Not exactly. They’re delicious tea and fruit juice blends, sweetened with agave, a better alternative to refined sugar. They lack some of the conventional energy drink kickers, like guarana, a berry that is more caffeine-intense than coffee…
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