Nuts are one of the most amazing foods on the planet. They are loaded with fiber, nutrients and heart healthy fats. They’re void of sugar and contain minimal carbohydrates, and best of all, they taste heavenly. Did you know cashews are in the same plant family as poison ivy and poison sumac and their itchy … Continue reading 6 Ways to Go NUTS in Michigan!
Supporting local means building bridges between business and consumer. It's community. It's sustainability. Our philosophy, here at Eat Local West Michigan; eating local involves connecting local food sources in West Michigan with the local communities. Bringing more awareness to our neighbors and their families on what is available in our communities when it comes time … Continue reading Building Bridges in West Michigan at Local First’s Fork Fest
Last May, business partners Emily and Luke spent more than 50 hours in the kitchen, trying to create the best Bloody Mary mix. The two Bloody Mary enthusiasts never had a go-to mix they could get from the grocery store or bar, so they set out to make their own. The mix also falls in line with … Continue reading The Story of Brewt’s Bloody Mary Mix
It's been awhile since I featured a Made in Michigan product, so when Shawn Kohlhaas interviewed Todd Bailey, owner of Todd Bailey Marmalada Specialty Foods, I knew it was time to change that! You can listen to the interview on WYCE Saturday, March 10, 2016 at 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM. Or you can wait for … Continue reading Made in Michigan: Marmalada Balsamic Tomato Conserve
When the Hillis family opened the Live Gluten Free Bakery & Café in early 2015 they knew it would be well-received – but they weren’t prepared for such a successful start. Since opening last spring the sales at the Live Gluten Free Bakery & Cafe have steadily increased beyond expectations, the number of employees has … Continue reading Live Gluten Free Bakery & Cafe in Norton Shores Poised to Increase Production