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YIELD:  Makes 4 servings   INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar Juice from ½ lemon Extra-virgin olive oil 3 teaspoons minced or finely grated peeled fresh ginger 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro ¼ teaspoon coriander powder ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds (optional)   1 pound of sea scallops, side… Continue Reading

2020 Food & Supplement Labeling Updates View More

By now, you’ve probably noticed the new nutrition facts on food labels and dietary supplements.  While the new labeling requirements primarily affects packaged foods, it also applies to dietary supplements.   Late last year, VitaMedica started rolling out these labeling changes along with a new and refreshed packaging design.  Even though the packaging and the… Continue Reading

Zucchini Sticks View More

Ingredients: 2 zucchinis 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Reggiano cheese 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Freshly ground black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.   In a wide, flat bowl, combine cheese,… Continue Reading

An Apple a Day View More

An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away by reducing the risk of developing cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.   But it’s time to add to that list, because in addition to being rich in important antioxidant polyphenols, flavonoids, and fiber, it turns out that the non-digestible compounds in… Continue Reading

Asparagus View More

(Asparagus officinalis)   Native to the Mediterranean region of Southern Europe, asparagus is a member of the Lily family, related to onions, leeks, and garlic.  Asparagus means “shoot” or “sprout” in Greek, a fitting name as the ancient Greeks were one of the first to cultivate this sprout nearly 3,000 years ago.  During the Middle… Continue Reading