Monthly Archives: July 2013

Allergies, Intolerance, Aversions, and Avoidance

There’s a lot of talk about food allergies, but sometimes “allergy” is the wrong word. Let’s get specific about the things that keep people from eating specific food ingredients. If you’re allergic to an ingredient, your body responds to that … Continue reading

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Back to School Tips and Tricks

If your children are going to school for the first time this year, they’re probably starting to get the jitters about leaving home for the first time during the day all by themselves or starting in a new class. You … Continue reading

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Smoothies and Parfaits Fruti Style

The premium ingredients used in Chunks O’ Fruti bars make them perfect for a base for a smoothie or a parfait. With real chunks of fruit, you get all the fun of fresh fruit without all the work. Simply toss … Continue reading

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Beat the Summer Heat and Recycle

You probably have a few 2-liter bottles hanging around the house waiting for trash day. You also probably have a few hot children that want to play in water do beat the heat. So why not combine the two? Try … Continue reading

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Mirror Cake

The classic Gateau Miroir is a triumph of the pastry chef’s art. You make a ladyfinger biscuit base, cut up and cook fruit with a cooked sugar syrup, create a mousse from the fruit and Italian meringue lightened with whipped … Continue reading

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Think Positively and Lose Weight!

Did you know that just thinking positively about your body can help you lose weight or keep pounds off? In a study commissioned by Special K, researchers found that nine out of ten women who thought more about good, positive … Continue reading

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A Better National Ice Cream Month

Did you know July is National Ice Cream month? With the Fourth of July and tons of backyard parties and get togethers, a lot of us are enjoying a frosty treat. But do you really know what’s in your ice … Continue reading

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Summer Idea: Movie Night

Warm summer nights call for activity outside but when your children are played out, why not take the show outside? An outdoor movie is a great way to get fresh air and enjoy all summer has to offer. It’s like … Continue reading

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Chunks O’ Fruti’s Summer Bucket List

The Fourth of July has passed, which means it’s almost time for the school year to start back up again. It also means it’s time to enjoy those last few summer activities you wanted to do at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Call it Quits with Sodium

Nine out of 10 Americans consume more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium, the recommended daily threshold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Too much sodium in your daily diet can cause hypertension and lead to other diseases … Continue reading

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