Red No 3 is still in some PEEPS Marshmallows

PEEPS Marshmallows are very popular during this time of year.  They tend to be stuffed in little children’s Easter baskets all over the United States.  While we all know PEEPS don’t come from a PEEP tree, they are sugar, preservatives and chemicals, I did want to take the time to mention that not all PEEPS […]

What are Fortified Foods?

Fortified foods in the simplest terms is adding micro nutrients to a food. Why/when did we start fortifying foods? Fortification has been used for over 80 years in replacing lost nutrients in food.  According to Wilipedia, “Food fortification was developed to begin decreasing the incidence of nutrient deficiencies at the global level.”  Lack of proper nutrients […]

Sloppy Joe Recipe

  Please promise me something …. Hold you right hand up, come on.  PUULEEEAASE promise me you won’t buy Sloppy Joe sauce from a can anymore!!  For 2 reasons: If there is ANYTHING that is easy to replicate and make even better …. it’s homemade Sloppy Joes. Your meal WILL NOT come together ANY quicker […]