Apr/May 2011

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Living Without's Favorites: Bella is Beautiful

Our own special-diet chef Mary Capone, author of The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook, has a goal to bring joy to those on restricted diets. To that end, she introduces Bella Gluten-Free, a line of baking mixes made without corn or any of the top eight food allergens.   More...

Living Without's Favorites: Crazy for Kale

You may not love your greens but who can argue that kale isn’t a powerhouse of super-food nutrients—vitamins A and C, fiber, cancer-fighting antioxidants and more. Our thanks to Tish McCrea, owner of Jungle Treats.   More...

Living Without's Favorites: Doctor’s Orders

Faced with two sick children, Greg and Ilsa Toepfer’s pedicatrician recommended the B.R.A.T. diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast) to provide nourishment and sooth their upset stomachs. It failed to satisfy the whiney, dehydrated youngsters and so was sparked the idea for Organic B.R.A.T., a feel-better drink the Toepfers created for ailing kids with sensitive tummies. Fortified with a balanced ratio of electrolytes and nutrients to promote rehydration and gastrointestinal health, Organic B.R.A.T. contains brown rice, banana and applesauce with no added sugar.   More...

Living Without's Favorites: For Chocoholics

Are you craving rich chocolate and wishing it would fit better into your plans for healthy eating? Mayesa (my-es-ah) offers a delicious new beverage that combines organic cacao with hemp milk, rice and select spices for a good-for-you liquid snack that has the taste of pure indulgence.   More...