Organic Ancient Grain Profiled on “Modern Living”

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Organic ancient grains are all the rage in the U.S. with quinoa perhaps the most well known. But on the rise is freekeh, a roasted green wheat, that is low in sodium and high in protein and fiber. One company generating a bit of buzz is Minneapolis, MN-based Freekeh Foods whose president, …

Teen Chef Wins $5,000 in Meatless Monday Contest

NEW YORK -- Meatless Monday has risen in popularity over the years as the healthy eating movement has grown with several cities including Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and San Francisco adopting resolutions endorsing Meat Free Mondays. Another push to promote the initiative is a recipe contest geared towards high school students. Several students, aspiring to …

SodaStream and Le Cordon Bleu Partnership Promotes Healthy Cooking

AIRPORT CITY, ISRAEL -- Healthy cooking, with sparkling, flavored water, is getting a push with the recent partnership between SodaStream International and the culinary arts school Le Cordon Bleu. Both companies will create new flavors, made solely from naturally-derived ingredients, that will be used with SodaStream Sparkling Water Makers. Additionally the companies will develop a …

Washington Redskin QB Colt McCoy’s Football Camp Hydrates with Coconut Water

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy and Coco Libra organic coconut water team up to "wet the whistle" of young football players at the Baylor Scott & White Health Colt McCoy Football ProCamp, which will be held in Austin, TX, June 29-30, 2015. Coco Libra will not only be the drink of …

Pepsi to Ditch High Fructose Corn Syrup in New Craft Soda Line

PURCHASE, NY -- Soda giant PepsiCo is looking to forgo high fructose corn syrup in a new line of craft fountain drinks, according to the Chicago Tribune. Pepsi's new fountain soda, Stubborn Soda, will be made with real sugar and come in several flavors: black cherry with tarragon, orange hibiscus, pineapple cream and agave vanilla …

High Protein, Non-GMO Gourmet Pasta Line Debuts in Los Angeles Market

LOS ANGELES -- Gourmet food trucks have long passed the trendy stage and can be found on just about any L.A. street and near sporting events and festivals as well as studio sets of popular T.V. shows like ABC's "Scandal": A new food truck celebrating the U.S. debut of skinnypasta appeared in Los Angeles on …