month : 10/2013 5 results

Tangy Non-Dairy Cheesy Spreads: Your Mouth (and Crackers) Will Thank You

By now, even the semi-sleepy among us know that some people don’t eat dairy.  There are lots of reasons for this, which deserve a post of their own.  So, while some people have been dipping and spreading to their hearts’ content, folks who have jumped off the dairy train have seemingly been destined to miss the tanginess, creaminess and umami-ness of a rich soft spreadable cheese.As we recently reported, fortunately, there are now companies that make dairy-free cultured products ...

Can Fine Artisanal Cheese Be Cruelty-Free? Treeline Treenut Cheese Says Yes!

We are a cheesy culture, with cheese a leading ingredient in meals, recipes and menus everywhere.  Cheese is a key part of comfort foods like pizza, mac and cheese, cheesecake (see our dairy-free recipes), and of course wine and cheese.  In fact, at the recent Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, cheese featured prominently in many products.Yet, we often hear that cheeses – and all dairy products (butter included) -- are not so good for human health, having been linked to heart ...

True Health Care: Functional Formularies Revolutionizes Liquid Meal Replacement with Real Organic Food

It’s called Liquid Hope, made by Functional Formularies, but maybe it should be called Liquid Love. Robin Gentry McGee, the company’s founder, created the product – an organic whole food meal replacement – as a labor of love for her father, who had a traumatic physical injury. Until then, Robin (like most of us) had no idea that what usually goes down for hospital nutrition is anything but. Then she woke up.Sadly, today, the standard liquid nutrition in most US medical institutions ...

Watch: I Can’t Be Vegan Because…. DF Mavens Makes Ice Cream No Excuse!

We often hear from people who say they want to go vegan, and they get it on an intellectual level, since plant-based eating has been shown to be good for body (health), mind (function) and soul (ease), but their various cravings won’t allow it.  Among the most-cited can't-live-without foods is ice cream, with its yummy sweet cold creaminess -- for many it is a must-have treat.Well, good news!  DF Mavens makes some of the best ice cream we've ever tasted -- dairy or non-dairy -- no ...

Cheers for Cibaderm Cannabidiol: Watch Now

Top Five Natural Products 2013 -- This year at the Baltimore Natural Products Expo East, US Hemp Oil unveiled its Cibaderm line of products, along with CanChew Gum, Cibdex tinctures, and a very high strength "medical grade" hemp oil.  The common thread? They all contain cannabidiol (CBD), derived from industrial hemp, that many may already know about from its use as a medicine dispensed at cannabis outlets, lawful in many states.For those of us who live in less forward-thinking...