Our Favorites: January/February 2014 Nutrition Products (Slideshow)
Check out the healthy-eating products that are on our radar.
You Can Take It With You
Enjoy a hot lunch anytime with the Black+Blum Thermo-Pot. The stainless flask and airtight cork top keep contents warm for up to six hours. Added bonus: A magnetic spoon attaches to the side of the cup. $42 from www.black-blum.com.
The authors of The Great Life Cookbook have hosted big dinners every Friday night for 17 years. Their deluxe recipes, both vegan and gluten-free, make it easy to invite anyone and everyone to the party. $33 at www.thegreatlifecookbook.com.
Small and Mighty
The lentil is the powerhouse of legumes. It yields vast amounts of fiber and protein, cooks without soaking, and is complemented by any number of spices and vegetables. Keep a bag of these organic lentils from Arrowhead Mills in the cupboard and be ready for anything. About $4 for a 1-pound bag at natural markets. www.arrowheadmills.com.
Made with fair-trade black tea, fresh
ginger juice, and potent spices, Bhakti Chai concentrate makes a cup that warms your soul. Also available unsweetened, blended with coffee, or premixed with soymilk. About $9 for concentrate; $3 for ready-to-drink bottles at natural markets. www.bhaktichai.com.
Stir It Up
The colored handles on these sturdy bamboo utensils from Architec let you track which tool gets used for what, so you can avoid adding oniony flavors to the oatmeal. $11 from www.architecproducts.com.