The Odyssey

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What are our local grocery stores getting wrong these days?

It goes without saying that grocery stores today are under serious pressure from the likes of online powerhouse Amazon, bulk discount stores, category killers and the struggling retail economy in general. These troubles are symptomatic of whats happening to many categories in the grocery aisle, in our case dairy. What most people don't know about [...]

By | December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are plant based “yogurts” healthy??

  If you have been strolling your local dairy aisle lately, you may have seen a plethora of new plant based "yogurt" offerings. All of which have left you asking yourself whether or not these are healthier alternatives and should you make the switch? Brace yourself for the reality of this latest marketing push. Now [...]

By | December 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving!

A simple swap by using Greek yogurt in lieu of cream and butter in mashed potatoes has been one of my family's secret weapons for years, shocking! We tend to have lots of these revelatory weapons in our cadre of recipes which would be typical in most Greek families. Many of these would be hastily [...]

By | November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Greek yogurt, its Greek to me

Greek yogurt has been quite a popular item these last few years, but is it really good for you?  The answer... yes! While not all yogurt is the same, its up to the consumer to do their due diligence before diving in spoon first. And it all has a lot to do with 3 things: [...]

By | November 10th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Mediterranean Diet

Kalypso yogurt at the center of the Mediterranean diet The word “diet” today is perceived as a restriction that helps us lose weight. The Mediterranean diet couldn’t be further from that.  Rather, it’s a heart-healthy diet that includes the food staples of us that live in the blessed region around the Mediterranean Sea in locations such [...]

By | October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments