The health benefits of soy

Not only is soy high in protein, it’s also known to lower blood cholesterol and reduce the rates of coronary heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer – breast, colon and prostate. According to the Dietitians of Canada, 1 cup of cooked soybeans contains as much protein as 100 g of cooked meat, chicken or fish. Aside from … Read more

What is carrageenan?

Most people read labels at the grocery store before purchasing items, but sometimes the labels list some pretty weird-sounding stuff. Processed foods often require additives to remain fresh. Have you ever read carrageenan on a food label and wondered what it was? Carrageenan is the name given to a family of linear sulfated food grade … Read more

Are you lactose intolerant?

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Lactose intolerance in kids and adults is fairly common these days, but what does it actually mean? Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest a sugar called lactose that is found in milk and dairy products. When you eat something containing lactose, an enzyme in the … Read more

Craving carrot cake? Try using Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese to make cream cheese frosting

Who doesn’t love a moist carrot cake topped with rich, fluffy cream cheese frosting? Just because you can’t eat regular cream cheese doesn’t mean you have to eat your carrot cake plain. Try using Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese to whip up this delicious treat. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg … Read more