Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 26

Hot in 2014: International Cuisine will continue to flourish


The marketing boom created from introducing international cuisines to the masses will continue. Just have to check in your spice rack to understand the reason. More cuisines, more spices and additional products in your pantry. $$$$$$$$$  

Feb 23

Hot in 2014: E-ZPass available at fast food!


This year you can just zoom through fast food and your E-ZPass will be charged for your order. No need for Window one and Window two at your local McDonalds?  

Feb 20

Hot in 2014: FDA’s new trans-fat ban.

Trans Fat Ban

Snack producers are working around the clock to jump on the Trans-Fat Ban. Watch for new snacks rolling out monthly! Lady Chow Chow will keep you updated on the best.

Feb 16

Hot in 2014: Coconut Everything


Coconut equals healthy food. The benefits just keep adding up and it is fairly easy to work with. Watch for coconut is more and more products replacing wheat and corn.

Feb 14

Baked Oatmeal Cupcakes by Chocolate Covered Katie

Breakfast cupcake

Requested by popular demand. 88 calories per cupcake. gluten free and filling! A hit!!!  Baked Oatmeal Cupcakes To Go (makes 24-25 cupcakes) Adapted from: Cookie Dough Baked Oatmeal. 5 cups rolled oats (400g) 2 1/2 cups over-ripe mashed banana (For all substitutions, see nutrition link below) measured after mashing (600g) 1 tsp salt 5 NuNaturals stevia packets (or …

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Feb 13

Hot in 2014: Edible Packaging


We throw out tons and tons of packaging. Well what if the packaging was edible? 2014 will introduce edible packaging into the main market place.  One company creating the edible packaging is WikiPearl . The company has created ian edible skin that encases food much like the skin of a grape and turns foods like yogurt …

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Feb 10

Hot in 2014: Tea rules

Black Tea (2)

Tea continues to outshine coffee as the in drink. Even Starbucks is switching gears and is opening up Tea Bars.

Feb 06

Hot in 2014: I say Teff you say Freekah . Bye Bye Quinoa


Freekah and Teff are ancient grains. Currently they can be found in your local health food stores but these grans  are moving into the mainstrean. How to eat Teff Grains                       How to eat Freekeh Just cook the freekeh and add to your pasta or …

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Feb 02

Hot in 2014: Move over kale: Cauliflower set to be hot veggie for 2014

Cauliflower 2

Had enough of Kale well join the Welcome Wagon for this years hot vegetable, Cauliflower. No longer a white vegetable, it comes in shades of purple, blue, orange and green. Beware these colorful cauliflowers will show up in your mashed potatoes at your local restaurants.