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Frozen Chicken Tenders & Why You Should Buy Them

Frozen chicken tenders from Trader Joe’s look like they’d be nothing special. But, they get my nomination for best ingredient of the year. Here’s why. I was once a skeptic. My sister suggested that I buy frozen chicken tenders from Trader Joe’s. I thought she was nuts. Until I tried them. Then I was hooked. […]

Real Food Products We Love: Ak-mak

I love it when I find ready-to-go convenience foods that are good for us, like Ak-mak. This is part of my Real Food We Love series. It is not a sponsored post.

Real Food Products We Love: Real Maple Syrup from Costco

I didn’t used to be brand loyal, but now that we’re working to improve our diet, I love finding products that are simple good food, like Costco’s Maple Syrup.

Real Food Products We Love: Trader Joe’s Light Coconut Milk

I love it when I find ingredients that help me make homemade easier and healthier. I’ve found a brand of coconut milk that is additive and BPA-free.

Real Food Products We Love: Fage Greek Yogurt

Fage Total 2% Greek yogurt just may be one of my favorite things. Best thing? There’s no gums, corn starch, or thickeners in this yogurt.

Real Food Products We Love: Organic Applesauce

I love it when I find real food ingredients that are convenient and cheap! This is part of my Real Food We Love series. It is not a sponsored post. Years ago I started making my own applesauce in the slow cooker. It was so tasty and cheaper than what I could buy in a jar. In those days […]

Real Food Products We Love: Safe Eggs

One thing that relieves my fears about using raw eggs is to use pasteurized eggs, like Davidson’s Safe Eggs, when I make homemade mayonnaise or chocolate mousse.

Real Food We Love: Organic Wholly Guacamole Packs

This is part of my Real Food We Love series. It is not a sponsored post. Until this month, I’m not sure I had ever purchased prepared guacamole. I’m sure I’ve eaten. Typically I can find avocados pretty cheaply here in California (between $0.59 and a dollar, usually), so I make my own guacamole. Lately, […]

Real Food We Love: Florida Crystals Organic Sweeteners

While I think we should keep our sugar consumption in check, I love the flavor and healthfulness of Florida Crystals Organic Sweeteners.

Real Food Products We Love: Bob’s Red Mill White Popcorn

I love to find whole food products, just plain old ingredients, that taste great and fit the budget. This White Popcorn from Bob’s Red Mill is one of them.