The Laughing Cow Cream Cheese Spread cinnamon, strawberry and sun-dried tomato & basil flavor, Review

The Laughing Cow Cream Cheese Spread

Instead of a candy dish, my workplace shares The Laughing Cow Cream Cheese Spread Wedges. I'm thankful for the healthy treat. A health benefit of The Laughing Cow cheeses is that they are portioned controlled. Just one wedge with some apple slices, cucumbers and some crackers is a filling snack. The Laughing Cow company released several flavors of cheese spreads and I have recently reviewed three of them. Hands down, my absolute favorite is the cinnamon cream cheese spread.  Interestingly enough, this isn't a sweet vanilla, honey or brown sugar mixed cinnamon and cream cheese flavor.  Laughing Cow presents a salty, not too sweet cream cheese spread with a hint of a brown cinnamon spice note.   It is a unique and delicious flavor … [Read more...]

Kraft Philadelphia Cooking Creme Original Review

Kraft Philadelphia Cooking Creme Original

Remember hearing about Kraft cooking creme last Spring? Kraft advertised to use it to prepare easy/tasty meals. Since I only really use cream cheese for frosting and bagels, I didn't buy any. Recently, for convenience, I decided to get some as an alternative to a roux cheese sauce I serve on spinach ravioli for my kids. My girls love the cooking creme sauce. All I did was lightly microwave a few spoonfuls and mix it with their spinach ravioli and they ate it up (no fuss, lots of compliments and no pestering them to eat their food).  Kraft cooking creme tastes exactly like cream cheese. The only difference seems to be a smoother texture and saltier taste. I'm curious how cooking creme differs from cream cheese. The USDA has a standard for … [Read more...]