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  • Why is Vine-Dried Better?

    The other day I was relaxing outside soaking up some sun and I was thinking, I’ve always found it so interesting how a simple thing like the rays from the sun can provide us with such life, energy and feelings of happiness. The connection between the energy that we feel when we spend time outside on a sunny day vs. the energy that our grapes soak up while they bathe and dry in the sun has to be very similar. But I wanted to learn more about this... It’s already pretty apparent to us why sun dried is better, and...

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  • What can we do to avoid cancer?

    No, raisins are not the cure for cancer. But they could be one of the things to add to the list of snacks that can help you prevent it. When there is an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in the body, it’s called “Oxidative stress”. Free radicals are molecules that contain uneven numbers of electrons. These two things are linked to being a risk factor in certain types of cancers. Antioxidants can potentially help protect our bodies from these free radicals and oxidative damage. With our vine-dried grapes being high in antioxidant compounds, they are a great snack to include in your diet to help keep your cells healthy.
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  • The surprising way I cut my midnight bathroom trips in half

    Raisins are a great way to improve your sleep quality without needing to use pills or other less natural methods to help us sleep. When we have problems, nature always provides some kind of solution to help us out, we just have to take advantage of what we’re offered!
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  • Healthy Snacks For Diabetics

    A few months ago, someone I care for told me they found out they had diabetes and asked me “what healthy snacks are there for diabetics?” I thought about it a little and shared some ideas of different healthy foods I knew of, but I really wanted to do more to help them out… So I sat down with my laptop and did a little research.
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  • Life’s Grape Springtime Recipes

    Welcome warmer weather with recipes made with fresh, bright and delicious seasonal flavors. Here are a few of our favorite to celebrate the season. Morning Glory Muffins (Credit: Andie Mitchell) Start your day with these delicious muffins. Full of sweet mix-ins like Life’s Classic Grape Vine-Dried Grapes, coconut, pineapple and carrots, these muffins are a sweet grab-and-go treat perfect as you rush out to work or school. Ingredients         2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour         2/3 cup sugar         1 ½ teaspoons baking soda         ½ teaspoon baking...

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  • Introducing the NEW Peanut Butter Dipped Vine Dried Grapes

    Wow! What a way to kick off 2020! We are so excited to announce the newest addition to the Life’s Grape collection of handcrafted snacks, Peanut Butter Dipped Vine Dried Grapes. The inspiration behind this came from our love for the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It’s a little nostalgic and always brings back happy memories - from school lunches, to snack time, to that sticky mess you created when you first tried to make it yourself. This new treat is made from the same Selma Pete vine dried grapes, just now dipped into a rich coat of creamy...

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