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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Editor's Pick: Simply 7

With spring right around the corner, eating healthy and getting in shape becomes a priority. I’ve been exercising and trying my best to eat food that won’t negate my workout plan. It’s easy to prepare healthy and delicious meals at home for myself, but it becomes difficult when I want to snack throughout the day. I find that everything I want is so tasty, but doesn’t contribute to the health of my body in the best ways.

One of my friends introduced me to Simply 7's Quinoa Chips and I instantly fell in love. I especially appreciate how it is not heavy on my stomach; therefore I can snack on it without any guilt. I enjoy the Quinoa Chips almost every time I have a snack, not just because they are healthy, but because they are delicious. The great thing about healthy snacks is that they are for everybody, not just for people who are trying to have a healthy life style. My younger siblings eat them just because they love the taste.

Simply 7 is reversing the trend by creating a snack that contains ingredients that their customer will more than likely recognize like quinoa, hummus, and lentil. What makes Quinoa Chips different from regular potato chips is that they have up to 50 percent less fat; it’s a kosher snack and vegetarian. Quinoa Chips are offered in different flavors like: Sea Salt, Spicy Chili Pepper, Tomato Basil, Roasted Red Pepper, Lentil, Bruschetta, Creamy Dill, and Jalapeno. My top Favorite flavors are Sea Salt, Hummus, Spicy Chili Pepper and Roasted Red Pepper.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Editor's Pick: Denny Mikes

Often times it's hard to find seasoning for chicken that will give it a hint of something different. A lot of times I use basic flavor enhancers so my meal doesn't taste bland. Denny Mike's Chick Magnet seasoning for chicken offers a more authentic flavor. It has a subtle taste that is noticeable but not overbearing to the rest of the meal. It's just over all delicious.
Small additions to my chicken-cooking methods make all the difference. It tastes better and it doesn't add hassle to the cooking process. No doubt that this seasoning adds a more authentic, unique, delicious flavor to chicken. 
In 2006, Dennis Michael successfully launched his line of gluten-free seasonings and barbecue sauces. He sought out something less artificial when it came to seasoning foods.      

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Editor's Pick: Cajunex Salsa

CajunTex Salsa started with the development of salsa recipe in the early 1990s. The company wanted to exceed the standards of salsa, and they did so successfully with the perfect blend of barbecue sauce and salsa. CajunTex prides itself on not using any preservative in any products. This salsa has a taste that definitely makes it stand out.
Chips and salsa is a very popular snack in my household. It’s great to have at a little get-together, as I do with my friends on the weekends. The smell of the Bayou Gold Hickory-Smoked Bean and Corn Salsa alone was enticing enough to make my mouth water before I even had a chance to taste it. The hickory flavor is evident in every bite, with an added kick of spice.
As a quick and convenient snack, Bayou Gold Hickory-Smoked Bean and Corn Salsa satisfies. Every delicious bite makes you want more. It has a uniquely pleasing hickory-smoked smell, with a mildly spicy taste that’ll keep you coming back for more.  

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Editor's Pick: Down Under BBQ

Down Under BBQ is an award-winning company with different types of combination sauces that appeal to many people. They're always working on something new to share with the public; something that will bring a whole new flavor to the barbecue game.
In my opinion, barbecue sauce is a great addition to just about any meal. There is a large selection to choose from, which can sometimes get overwhelming. This is why I typically like to stick to my favorite few. I primarily love the sweet and tangy, and I might go for something a little spicy every once in a while. But lately I've been yearning for a new taste. That’s why I took the opportunity to try Down Under BBQ’s Raspberry Habenero sauce. I must admit it is definitely different from anything that I've ever tried before. The taste is impeccably pleasing with an initial sweet taste, then a hint of spice.
Raspberry Habanero Sauce by Down Under BBQ is doubtlessly delicious. The contrast of sweet and spicy blends beautifully. I would specifically recommend using it with ribs, pork, shrimp and it even goes well on salads. Raspberry Habanero is certainly incomparable to any other barbecue sauce I've recently enjoyed.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Editor's Pick: Cocoa Planet

Anne Mckbben is the founder of Cocoa Planet. She has made it possible for people to enjoy chocolate in a healthier manner. She claims that the chocolate at Cocoa Planet has less sugar and more taste, pleasing the taste buds through small satisfying portions.

On these cold winter days; Premium Dark Chocolate dipped in steamed milk is all I need for comfort. It’s like unspoken poetry in the mouth. There is such a rich chocolate taste and smell that relaxes the whole body.

Cocoa Planet is a delicious addition to anything. There is the option of turning it into drinking, as I did, or topping it off on any desert. It is definitely a pleasantry in any form.