Mar 23 2012

chocolate with intention

Chocolate for Breakfast & MC2 Confections Announce an Exciting (& Delicious) Joint Venture

Cinnamon Dusted Cacao Nib Clusters

Northern VA (2012) Sue Ann Gleason, culinary nutritionist and founder of Chocolate for Breakfast & Merideth Cohrs, award-winning chocolatier of MC2 Confections have joined their culinary skills and passion for chocolate to produce what is likely to be one of the most unique chocolate products to hit the market in a very long time.
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Oct 23 2011

steel cut oatmeal

Why Steel-cut Oats?
Steel-Cut Oats are whole grain groats (the inner portion of the oat kernel) which have been cut into two or three pieces using steel discs. Golden in color and resembling mini-rice particles, they are as nature intended, nothing added and nothing taken out.

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May 31 2011

pizzeria moto

Pizzeria Moto owner, Jay Clement, is making some seriously good pies. Superb wood fired oven pizzas made fresh on location from a mobile brick oven. What more could you ask for?


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Dec 31 2010

top 5 foodie finds of 2010

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

Hands down the best ice cream I have tasted. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams are hand-made every step of the way—they call it cow to cone. I love that Jeni thinks of her ice cream as a blank canvas before experimenting with flavor combinations because I truly believe she is an epicurean artist.



Read my full review of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream here.



s.a.l.t. sisters

Charmane Skillen began selling gourmet sea and mineral salts at area farmers markets in Shipshewana Indiana after learning about the incredible health benefits and unbeatable taste of unrefined sea salts. S.A.L.T. not only described her product, it was a symbol of her motivation – her four beautiful daughters, Sydney, Alexis, Lauren and Taylor.



Nutmeric Ultra

Turmeric + Almonds = Nutmeric Spreads

Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric and has been used historically to treat a wide variety of health ailments. It may have many favorable properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, heart healthy and much more.

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Sechuan Button

This little yellow flower R.O.C.K.S. When experiencing a sechuan button, it’s not just a flavor, it’s a physical sensations that happens in your mouth. It will actually change in taste from sweet, to sour, to spicy, to clean and refreshing. This tiny flower will have you asking: “Did I just lick Willy Wonka’s Wall? Because my tongue is, definitely, on a sleigh ride”!

Click here to read full review of the Sechuan Button.





Pure Inventions

a Revelation in Hydration

Pure Inventions is a revolutionary line of liquid extracts dedicated to promoting beauty and wellness from within. Developed by nutritionists, this unique line of liquid extracts turns ordinary water into something more – all without calories, artificial sweeteners, caffeine or preservatives.

Click here to read my full review of their calming elixir ~ Tranquility.