Is Apple Pie Good for You?

Is Apple Pie Good for You?

Mmmm…apple pie!  That good ol’ American dessert evokes images of summer picnics and Thanksgiving feasts.  But sometimes, diving into a slice of homemade apple pie may leave you with a nagging sense of guilt as you wonder if it’s a healthy choice.  While there is no denying that it’s good for the senses, you can’t…

Menudo Mix: All You Need to Know and More

Menudo Mix: All You Need to Know and More

Menudo Mix, Hibiscus, Cumin Seed… tiny clear, cellophane packets of these spices hang on racks in supermarkets and Latin markets throughout the southwest, and wherever large Latin communities shop. Sealed with a paper label noting their contents, usually printed in Spanish and English, the packets are more affordable than those in the traditional spice aisle….

Weinkraut vs. Sauerkraut: Similarities and Differences

Weinkraut vs. Sauerkraut: Similarities and Differences

Fermented foods are some of the healthiest on the planet. That’s because they are packed with good bacteria that offer an assortment of benefits, from improved digestion, bolstered immune system to lifted mood. One very good example of fermented food is sauerkraut. Although it can be consumed on its own or added to salads, deviled…