You’ll this food additive in a variety of sweet foods — jams, gelatin desserts, candy and ice cream, to name a few. Luckily, it’s safe. Here’s some info on how it’s made and why it’s used.
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Xanthan gum is not hard to find when you’re checking labels. Candy, bread dough, ice cream, even cottage cheese — it’s all over grocery store shelves. Although it’s not the easiest word to pronounce, xanthan gum is one additive that you can chew on without worry.
Summer may be gone, but ice cream is a timeless treat. I like to churn my own at home so I can incorporate fresh fruit and healthy ingredients. It’s easy to make a batch that’s lighter but still as creamy as those store-bought brands. This last time around, I made a delicious buttermilk ice cream pepped up with some fresh blueberries. – Julia Langer
Who needs to be slaving over a hot stove in this summer heat? Try some of these no-cook soups, main dishes and desserts that are a healthy — and cheaper — alternative to dialing up some takeout. They’re packed with fresh fruits and veggies, which means more vitamins and minerals on your plate.
It may seem like it’s “bad for business,” but I’m a dietitian who absolutely loves ice cream! Working at an ice cream shop for years not only helped pay for my education, it made me a connoisseur of the creamy cold stuff. Since I’m a firm believer that no food should be completely off limits, it’s okay to indulge in ice cream — just keep these tips in mind.
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The grill isn’t just for beef patties or chicken breasts — finish off your cookout with a grilled dessert. Pineapples are the only known source of bromelain, an enzyme that may help reduce inflammation. With 154 calories and 5 grams of fat per pineapple ring, this sweet treat is perfect for a hot day.