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Pining for Pineapple: In Search of the Great White Bromeliad

white pineapple - FoodTrients -HPcrop475 Pineapples are a part of the bromeliad family. You’ve probably seen their decorative cousins in peoples' homes and gardens. Some time ago, a friend of mine told me about white pineapple. She described it as having creamy, white flesh and an especially sweet, floral taste. It’s not as tart as regular pineapple and less woody and fibrous. This really intrigued me—I HAD READ MORE

Finding Uni — My Search for Sea Urchin

Sea urchins I love sea urchin. The Japanese refer to these spiky colorful sea creatures as uni. When the round READ MORE

It’s Time to Bowl! So Fill Them Up with Cuisines from Around the World

Salad mix plate shot from above on rustic wooden table The growing trend of one-bowl meals just keeps going. I enjoy creating a blend of flavors, spices and textures in my bowl recipes and find them to be delicious, satisfying meals. The legend of the Buddha carrying a bowl with him on his journeys and accepting food as donations to be eaten at the end of the day READ MORE

We’re Pumped Over These Powerful Pomegranates!

Pomegranates seem to be the darling of the anti-aging community. New stories appear almost every day touting the READ MORE

Savory to Sweet: My Travels with Breakfast

World on breakfast In my casual observation, there are two kinds of breakfasts: sweet and savory. Sometimes READ MORE

Mind-Bending Mint: It Does the Brain & Body Good!

Mojito cocktail making If you ask me, mint makes just about everything taste better. It also delivers some impressive benefits: Digestion: READ MORE

Meloniscious! How To Pick (and Eat) Perfect Melons

Watermelon, melon, grapes, peach, pumpkin on old wooden table Today’s melons are way beyond your standard cantaloupes, honeydews and watermelons (though they are delicious this time of year). Exploring the produce section, I came across some newer variety melons I hadn’t seen before. Luckily, they were sampling.  Here are some varieties that you might want to sample for yourself: READ MORE

Summertime’s a Great Time To Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavors

Homemade vanilla ice cream with mint When it comes to preparing food, I like to go all out. Cooking brings me such joy that I’m willing to go to any length to share the pleasures of the table with others. When the weather turned warm this year, I decided it was time to make ice cream. I have a small ice cream maker for home use, but READ MORE

Summertime Blues – Mighty Blueberries Rock!

Blueberry When it comes to a small but mighty summer fruit, it’s hard to beat blueberries. Is there anything READ MORE

Summertime Is Salad Time! Worldly Recipes Are Here

Man cooking green detox salad As the summer heats up, I’m less inclined to cook hot meals. Plus, go to any supermarket and it’s clear that produce is in full bloom. Colorful fruits and vegetables inspire me to whip up delicious and healthful salads. When you go to Italy in the summer, you can’t believe how luscious the produce is. That’s because much of it is local or READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Ai Anti- inflammatories
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Ao Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
IB Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
MB Mind
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
F Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.