Tag Archive for processed food

Granola Bar Taste Test

RECENTLY, KRAFT FOODS SENT ME FREE PRODUCT SAMPLES and a gift card to conduct a taste test of a new milk and granola bar. I can only hope Kraft did it’s due diligence and discovered my feelings on most processed…

Buy This, Not That: Sandwich Bread

ONE OF THE MOST FRUSTRATING PLACES IN THE SUPERMARKET IS THE BREAD AISLE. A huge wall of bread choices , the store is crowded, your kids are going crazy – what do you do? Grab the biggest, cheapest loaf? Think…

10 Facts about Xanthan Gum

A big thank you to Hemi at Fooducate for giving CTF permission to re-post this great information about Xanthan Gum. HAVE YOU HEARD OF XANTHAn GUM, one of the 30 most popular ingredients used in food products? You’ll find it…

Worst Food of the Week: Pop-Tarts

YOU HAVE TO GIVE KELLOGG’S CREDIT. Through some sort of marketing magic, they’ve convinced everyone Pop-Tarts are a breakfast food. Now, if only we could get them to use that marketing magic for good and not junk food, we might…

Five Ingredients to Avoid

BRACE YOURSELF. I’m about to go after some of your favorite foods – sodas, snacks, treats, and more. These ingredients can also be found in foods like pasta sauces, cereals, and side dishes – things you eat at meals every…

Worst Food of the Week: Suddenly Salad

FOOD COMPANIES LIKE BETTY CROCKER WOULD LIKE NOTHING MORE than to perpetuate the myth that cooking is hard and time consuming. Without that myth, they couldn’t sell “food” products like Suddenly Salad. Suddenly Salad is a boxed pasta salad mix…

Just Say NO to Canned Frosting and Box Cake

Originally published as a guest blog post on Fooducate.com BIRTHDAYS ROCK. ASK ANY KID what their favorite day of the year is and chances are, the answer is “My birthday!” And birthdays almost always mean birthday cake. It may seem…