FOOD FUN: Banana Loca Banana Stuffing Gadget

[1] You can get very creative with the fillings (all photos © Banana Loca | NA Market Direct). [2] Here’s the gadget. It’s easy to use. [3] A banana filled with chocolate spread. [4] This banana is stuffed with raspberry preserves.   Banana Loca is an innovative kitchen gadget that lets you fill bananas with…
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PRODUCT: The Laughing Cow Cheese

[1] Happy 100th Anniversary to The Laughing Cow. The red velvet cake is available from Daisy Cakes Bakery (all photos © The Laughing Cow Cheese). [2] The familiar round box; here, in the new Chickpea & Cheese with Herb blend. [3] A wedge of the new Red Bean & Cheese with Paprika. [4] The Laughing…
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RECIPE: California Avocado Summer Rolls

We love these summer rolls from the California Avocado Commission. It is adapted from Thai summer roll recipes. Made with gluten-free rice paper, rice noodles, lettuce and pickled vegetables, it is light and refreshing: great summer fare. You can make a lunch of them, snack on them, or serve them with summer drinks: iced tea,…
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JULY 4th: Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Snacks

July 4th is the one holiday where you can make everything (except meat) red, white and blue. Our collection of 60 more July 4th recipes follows, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks, cocktails, and other beverages. We start with a patriotic cocktail:     RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE STRIPED (LAYERED) COCKTAIL Ingredients For 1…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Dang Snacks

We like Dang Foods Asian-American snacks so much, that they’ve become a snack of choice to serve to people who drop by for tea or a glass of wine. The line comprises creative combinations of Eastern and Western flavors and ingredients, all plant-based whole foods with nothing artificial. Founded by two Thai-American brothers, their original…
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