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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor's Pick: 2 Plus 2

Who said losing weight has to leave a bad taste in your mouth? The 2PLUS2 weight loss program has brought the concept of delicious and nutritious to exist in the world of health. The program was designed after the company was inspired by other successful weight loss programs. It has a hands-on team to help customers reach and maintain their target weight.

2 Plus 2 has many great products to offer, one of them being the Rich Chocolate Caramel nutritional snack bars that I enjoyed as an afternoon snack. The rich fudge drizzled with caramel satisfies, making each taste like it’s not just a weigh loss snack. Once you get past the chocolaty exterior, it continues in its delight with a caramel filled center. There is so much healthy deliciousness to offer in every bite, I didn't feel guilty eating more.

It’s convenient enough to eat on the go, so I grabbed another for the train ride home. It allows anyone to stay on track with personal health goals, while indulging in caramel and chocolate delight. 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Editor's Pick: Biotin Bursts

Neocell is one of the top collagen brands in the world. The company is committed to promoting effective collagen and collagen replacement products because the founder knows the importance of it from personal experience. He wants to offer the world something that will benefit them for a lifetime.

Biotin has important vitamin B that is good for the skin, hair and nails, as well as energy support. Biotin Bursts are the best way to keep the body intact. I enjoyed the taffy textured, sweet flavored dose of biotin that was offered in a small chew. It’s just like eating candy, only with more benefits for the body.    

Taking vitamins isn’t always fun or easy to remember, and giving my body what it needs is more enjoyable when it doesn’t seem like chore. Biotin Bursts made it easier for me to give my body the desired nutrients without thinking twice.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Editor’s Pick: Nola’s Fresh Foods Salsa Fresca

Hot or mild, chunky or smooth—I love salsa. I’ll eat the traditional way—with chips—or I’ll incorporate it into dishes that I’ll make. Nola’s Fresh Foods Salsa Fresca is my preferred type.

I recently opened up a fresh package (and it tastes just as fresh as the label claims) when I had friends over because someone was visiting Chicago. The five of us munched on what seemed like a seemingly bottomless container—weighing 22 ounces—and only stopped because we ran out of chips.

Being not overly hot and quite chunky, I was able to incorporate the remaining salsa into several meals over the next couple of days. For breakfast the next morning, I made a cheddar omelet with sliced avocado and the salsa spooned on top. It was the best Mexican breakfast I have ever enjoyed.  The onions in the salsa allowed me to skip the onions in the omelet, and the combination of ingredients made the dish delicious.

I left town for several days after that, but when I returned—a week later—I discovered I still had Nola’s Fresh Foods salsa left in my fridge. I was a little nervous to try it, anticipating that the quality had probably gone down, and was pleasantly surprised that it still tasted great, and added some much needed flavor to my salad.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Editor's Pick: Jelly Belly's Jelly Bean Chocolate Dips

Jelly Belly has done nothing less than expand their family business over the course of more than four generation since 1869 and each confection and custom combination grows more complex each year. They are continually catching the attention of the public. In 2010 the company first introduced their chocolate covered Jelly beans. The six flavors offered include very cherry, orange, strawberry, coconut, raspberry, and mint.

Being a bigger fan of chocolate and peanut butter combination and not a fan of dark chocolate at all, I must admit, Jelly Belly has gotten my attention with this delightful confection. I didn’t have the pleasure of tasting the chocolate cover mint, but my absolute favorites are chocolate covered strawberry and chocolate covered raspberry.

Ultimately, Jelly Belly’s Jelly Bean
Chocolate Dips are the perfect way to satisfy any taste buds. Starting with a smooth chocolate taste giving way to a fruity thicker substance this creates the perfect little treat.