Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: Salad toppings

Studies show that American consumers have good intentions when it comes to eating healthy. We tend to buy lots of fresh fruit and vegetables — only to toss them out by the end of the week. Produce suppliers are trying to make salads more appealing by selling prepackaged toppings of nuts, fruits and grains to dress up a plate of greens. We found five varieties of salad toppings that hopefully will inspire us to eat the produce in our vegetable drawers before it spoils.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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Taste test: New cereals

Taste test: New cereals

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Taste test: pot stickers

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