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FDA stamps seal of approval for Costa Rica growing genetically modified ‘pink pineapples’

February 17, 2017

Pineapples with a hot pink and outstandingly sweet interior will soon be stocked in almost every produce aisle across the United States. Since the genetic modification of yellow pineapples in 2005, Del...

‘Pelo Malo’ screening explores worldwide homophobic taboos

February 15, 2017

FGCU’s Seidler International Film Festival had an impressive turnout on Tuesday’s showing of “Pelo Malo,” the first Spanish movie to be featured in this month’s event. Students of varying majors...

Epiphany Bakery

Gluten free brick-and-mortar ‘Epiphany Bakery’ to open mid-March in Naples

February 11, 2017

After five years, Epiphany Bakery, a long-standing farmer’s market spot, is aiming to open the doors to its first brick-and-mortar store sometime in March in Naples. The 1,200-square-foot space will...

Pea-based milk is more than just a trend

February 5, 2017

Health-conscious consumers have started loading up on milks of every variety, including macadamia, almond and coconut milks. With developing technology and the consumer’s growing desire for plant-based...

SWFL restaurants

New and noteworthy restaurants in SWFL

January 28, 2017

Just in time for Southwest Florida’s tourist  season, numerous restaurants are coming to local market. Pleasing taco aficionados and hot dog junkies alike, the areas spanning from Fort Myers to North...

Balanced Body, Happy Life – Key nutrients your body could be missing out on

January 8, 2017

Feeling a little depressed or lethargic lately? The organs in the human body have a key way of telling the brain that we may not be all peonies and sunshine inside. While WebMD offers a plethora of...

Gift Guide

The Ultimate Gift Guide

December 11, 2016

Gift giving can feel more stressful than rewarding when you’re drawing a blank on what to purchase. Some of the best one-stop shops are World Market, Target and Home Goods.  Not only do they offer a...

New Year New foods

New year, new foods

December 10, 2016

A new year often prompts individuals to start making healthy changes.  Nonetheless, with all of the diet fads around the block, where to begin can make for a difficult decision. The simplest place to...

Cooking oils

Know your cooking oils

December 4, 2016

Thanksgiving is officially over, and it’s finally off to the winter holidays. More often than not, Christmas, Hanukkah Kwanza and the New Year all involve some type of cooking.  Whether it’s baking,...

When in doubt and stressed out – dealing with finals

December 3, 2016

Finals are just around the corner and we all know what that means: tucking ourselves away in a room to stare at a book for hours, letting the stress accumulate like a pile of rocks on our shoulders. Many...

The Marlin Bar

The Marlin Bar blends casual dining with Tommy Bahama retail store

November 30, 2016

Tommy Bahama has done it again, expanding their original clothes-only location to include a new dining hot spot — The Marlin Bar. Located right across the street from their old location, The Marlin...

Brunch N Munch

Brunch N’ Munch in SWFL

November 27, 2016

For many of us, the weekend is the time to let loose and mentally prepare for the work-loaded week ahead. What better way to spend one of those days than surrounded by a group of good friends, grubbing...

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