Trendy Food: The Wonders of Jackfruit

It is large, heavy, rough and smells like dirty socks, but it’s a potential food staple gold mine. Jackfruit grows easily in warmer climates and is pest and drought resistant. As the world’s largest fruit tree, once mature, it can produce up to 200 fruits a year and each fruit weighs between five to 100 […]

A Sour Trend: Pickle Juice

Pickle juice is trending for 2018. If you think I’m joking, I’m not! Pickle-flavored foods are hitting the market too, including chips, beer, candy canes, soup and sodas. Places like Sonic Drive-In are hoping to make pickle slushies the “it” drink this summer, as this sweet and sour drink will be added to the menu. […]

Charcoal In Juice: Healthy Boost or Pricey Trend?

Activated charcoal has long been used to help soothe upset stomachs, induce vomiting (yuck, I know!) and help people rid themselves of toxins they’ve consumed. Maybe you’ve seen charcoal juices at your juice bar and wondered what all the buzz is about. Is this trendy drink that promises health benefits like “cleansing” and “detox” really […]

Trend Alert! Juicy Cocktails

Sure, we’ve all heard of a screwdriver or a bloody mary, but there is a new trend that is taking juice-based drinks to a whole new level. Fresh vegetable juice, (Yes, vegetable!) is popping up on cocktail menus across the U.S. While it may not be appropriate to indulge in these veggie concoctions while you’re […]