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Serendipity

blog_beautyI’ve been trying to perk up my boring Greek yogurt these days. People say it’s fine plain, but I really can’t stand it. The protein count, however, really makes it worth it. But I needed to spice it up a little, so I went over my local health food store and found a jar of Serendipity Saucy Spreads. I chose Boysenberry (without sugar). Agave Nectar is added to sweeten it up, and at 26 calories per tablespoon, neither a calorie or sugar coma awaited me. The result—I turned my bland yogurt into something that tasted like boysenberry pie filling. Fantastic. Sure, the price is a little higher than the average grocery store brand, but those sorts of jams are loaded with gobs of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Serendipity Saucy Spreads, on the other hand, are made by a mother and daughter team here in Santa Cruz, and boast all natural ingredients. Check them out: serendipityspreads.com.
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