PRODUCT: Chili Chocolate Sauce & Caramel Sauce

Our new favorite chocolate sauce is Three Chilies Chocolate Sauce from The King’s Cupboard. The excellent Three Chilies Caramel Sauce is the runner up, only because we prefer chocolate to caramel. Imagine ice cream that is both hot and cold. That’s what you get when you pour Three Chilies Chocolate Sauce on it. The cayenne,…
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PRODUCT: Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue sauce can have as much refined sugar as dessert (we call the super-sweet ones “meat sugar”). People on sugar-free diets have limited choices if they want some BBQ. One manufacturer offering help is Chef Hymie Grande. The company has created a line of all-natural barbecue “glazes” flavored with low-glycemic agave nectar instead of other…
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PRODUCT: Gimmee Jimmy’s Cookies & More, Certified Kosher

Our favorite: Cranberry Pecan cookies. Photo by Erika Meller | THE NIBBLE. In 1983, Jimmy Libman opened Gimmee Jimmy’s, selling gift tins of all-natural, certified kosher-dairy cookies. Over the years, the product offering grew; the bakery now provides baklava, biscotti, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, muffins and other desserts to restaurants and consumers. The bakery makes sure…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Carb & No Carb Valentine Treats

Enstrom’s sugar-free toffee so delicious, you won’t believe it’s sugar free (and kosher, too). Photo courtesy Enstrom.com. Abstaining from chocolates and other celebratory foods on Valentine’s Day is no fun—unless you know how to find great treats that you can have. Take a look at our calorie-free Valentine’s Day gifts. If you missed out on…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Calorie Party

This barbecue pork loin saves many calories with a sugar-free blackberry sauce. Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy The J.M. Smucker Company. Want to throw a get-together but fear for your strict diet? Have a pot luck diet lunch or dinner. Everyone brings his or her best low-calorie dish, along with copies of the recipe to…
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