Food Fraud Friday: Del Monte Packs Up Fruit – with Splenda?!
Food Fraud / Food Products & Brands

Food Fraud Friday: Del Monte Packs Up Fruit – with Splenda?!

Happy Friday everyone! It’s time for Food Fraud Friday! This week: Del Monte Canned Fruit. Sounds innocent enough but there’s something not quite right, lurking in the background… Think fruit packed in water is the only thing you get when you’re buying Del Monte canned fruit? Maybe not if you, like me (mistakenly) bought fruit, … Continue reading

Gotta Try It Find: Dole’s Almond Mini Crunch Bites
Food Products & Brands / Gotta Try It / Healthy Eating Tips / Snacks

Gotta Try It Find: Dole’s Almond Mini Crunch Bites

This popped up on our radar recently: Dole’s new line of “mini crunch bites” aka mini granola-type bites, suitable for snacking. Flavour options include Strawberry Goji, Blueberry Pomegranate, and Raspberry Acai.This yummy product line boats no artificial preservatives, all natural ingredients, gluten free, low sodium, no additives, vegan, and wheat free (phew). Oh, and it … Continue reading

Day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas Health and Wellness Adaptation
Diet / Healthy Eating Tips / Weight Loss

Day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas Health and Wellness Adaptation

“On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…” 11 healthy snack choices! Around the holidays, it’s great to have some “go to” healthy snacks to fit in between festive meals and treats all around us. Check out the chart below for 11 ideas for balanced snacks (that is, they contain carbohydrate … Continue reading

Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas: Health and Wellness Adaptation
Diet / Meal Planning / Vitamins and Minerals / Weight Loss

Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas: Health and Wellness Adaptation

“On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…..” 3 servings of fruit! Make that brightly coloured fruit, to be precise. Fruit is your friend: it fills you up with fibre; gets you a good dose of vitamins and minerals; and is super waist-friendly. Do your body good by getting in 3 … Continue reading

GRG New Product Alert: Silk Fruit and Protein
Food Products & Brands / Healthy Eating Tips / Meal Planning / Protein / Vitamins and Minerals / Weight Loss

GRG New Product Alert: Silk Fruit and Protein

You may have seen the commercials – “Wake up to the great taste of fruit juice plus the nourishing power of protein” says their website. But what is it really? It’s basically soy milk meets fruit juice. Nothing fancy about it. It’s a better option that juice though, especially for little ones – it provides … Continue reading