Back to the Kitchen: The Magic of Low-Calorie, Low Carb, Good for You Kelp Noodles

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Trade kelp noodles for pasta for a low calorie, low carb healthy choice.

BY GWEN KENNEALLY Okay, maybe this time I have gone too far.  You ask me “Just what the heck are kelp noodles?” They are clear, thin noodles made from kelp, brownish seaweed that is notable for its high iodine content. Kelp noodles have … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant and Food News in the San Fernando Valley

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Lollibakes are the original cake pop—a perfect bite of cake and confection. Photo: Diana Sproveri Bake Shop

BY KAREN YOUNG Prizzi's full move from Hollywood to Burbank is finally here. The Italian restaurant with its famous pizza will officially open at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 15. Check out their Facebook page for opening specials (and perhaps a sneak … [Read more...]

Back to the Kitchen: Fun Food Trivia Facts, Plus a Local Spin on Recipes

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY Did you know that a tomato is a member of the nightshade family whose siblings include peppers, potatoes and eggplant? Originally from South America, tomati is the Aztec word for plumb vegetable, but the conquistador’s … [Read more...]