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Happy Heart Health Month

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), nine out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium. The average American consumes 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, more than double the 1,500 milligram or less recommended for ideal heart health. Excessive sodium intake may have far-reaching effects on your health by putting you more at risk for high blood pressure, stroke, and heart failure. The AHA reports that high blood pressure is the leading risk factor for death in women in the U.S., contributing to over 200,00 deaths every year. That’s more than four times the number of women who die of breast cancer. But the impact of a high-sodium diet doesn’t stop there. Elevated consumption of sodium/salt may also contribute to osteoporosis, kidney disease, stomach cancer,…
Serve Up A Sweet Valentine’s Day As you begin planning for Valentine’s Day (hint hint), the key to creating a sweet experience is thinking outside the box, of chocolates that is. Here are a few ideas to make this Valentine’s the best one yet! Cookies That Love You Back Irene’s Bakery Valentine’s Day Gift Box is a guilt-free treat full of classic homemade cookies. Low in sodium and in calories, this gift takes care of dessert and your darling’s health. Make sure you order it in time for your Valentine’s Day celebration. Homemade Card In the era of texting and emojis, taking the time to put pen to paper is an act of love. And one that will likely result…
Score A Free Order The Eagles, our hometown team, are in the playoffs this weekend and we want to celebrate. Play to win alongside our favorite team.   Place an online order now through kickoff on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 4:39 pm EST. In the “Order Notes” predict how many points the Eagles will score in the playoff against the Saints. If you are correct, you scored a free order and your order total will be credited back to your credit card.   So, it’s time to stock up on your favorite Irene’s products and put on your lucky jersey. Go Eagles!      
I’m so happy you enjoyed my baking hacks. It’s true that I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and even more when it’s the holiday season. There’s nothing I love more than seeing the looks on my loved ones faces after they try the delicious treats I’ve made for them. The holidays bring lots of fun and excitement, and sometimes we can tend to get a little behind in the kitchen. Not to worry, though. Below, I’ve pulled together a few of my best kitchen tips—holiday edition—to help you save time and eat healthier this holiday season.   Grill Vegetables Beforehand Are you planning on grilling or oven roasting vegetables as sides for your dinner? They can be…
As a business owner, mother, wife, grandmother and friend, life can get hectic. Staying motivated to eat healthy, exercise regularly and model a healthy life-work balance doesn’t always come naturally. Sometimes, just a few well-written words are all that it takes to inspire me. Even if those words inspire me to rest instead of run. I hope these wise words help you when you need them. If they don’t, there’s always biscotti! Irene’s Bakery If there’s a quote or saying that motivates you, please share. I’m always looking for new inspiring gems. Or if any of these inspirational quotes resonate with you, please pass them along to others. After all, good things are meant to be shared.

Distribution Announcement

Distribution Announcement Bensalem, PA – Perfected through generations, Irene’s Bakery & Gourmet Kitchen, Inc., supplies customers with only the highest quality artisan bakery and prepared food products that are available in grocery stores across the country. After more than seven years of growth with MOM’s Organic Market, we were notified they will discontinue our relationship and work with another distributor.   MOM’s decision to end our partnership also means they will stop carrying our Fat & Sodium Free Biscotti, Cheese Cakes and our Raw Gluten Free Chocolate Bars. We regret the inconvenience and impact this may cause to our loyal customers. You can still purchase our products online at www.irenesbakery.com.   Irene’s is a family-owned small business, and we value…

Irene’s I Spy

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 What’s better than fat free biscotti? Free biscotti! Find one of five special packages of Irene’s Biscotti placed in Wegman’s,  David’s Market and Roots located in Maryland state and win a $20 online credit.  Here’s how it works. Five packages of biscotti have been labeled with a special #IrenesISpy sticker. Follow the clues posted on Irene’s Bakery social media to locate the prize pack of biscotti. Take a picture of the winning treats, with the special   sticker clearly visible, and post to Irene’s Twitter or Instagram with hashtag #IrenesISpy. Each winner will receive a $20 online promo code. Rules and Regulations: The promotion will run until all five of the packages have been found. One promo code per person. No purchase…

Baking Hacks

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  A Knack for Baking with Hacks With experience comes knowledge, and since a lot of my time is spent in the kitchen drafting up new recipes and baking my tasty, healthy treats, I have certainly picked up a tip or two over the years to make my baking process more efficient. Whether you spend long days in the kitchen or prefer to just visit once in a while, these tried-and-true kitchen tips are sure to save you time and make your life easier. Here are a handful of my favorite baking hacks:       Clean-cut Cookies I used to dread making cookies into fun shapes until I learned this simple trick. Always dip your cookie cutters in flour…
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My Purim charity of choice this year is St. Jude Children’s Hospital! In addition to our usual monthly donation, for any boxes of Hamantashen cookies purchased 2/26/2018 until 3/1/2018 I will donate an additional $2 dollars to St. Jude!* Help me support this worthy cause! Click here for more details about the important work St. Jude’s is doing in our communities! Click Here to Purchase Irene’s Bakery is committed to helping the local communities our shoppers live in. These are the charities we donated to in 2017. Liubavitch of Yardley St Jude Hospital Big Brothers Big Sisters Church Christine M McCaffrey Community fund Congregation Beth Tovim Congregation Beth Avraham Help The Vets fund National Police and Trooper Association Firefighters of Bensalem American Cancer Society Making Strides…
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Like many people, the new year has me doubling down on my health goals. Those who know me know that I’m a snack fanatic. I’m not about to give up snacks, but I’m also not going to let snacking derail my health. When your hunger takes over, enjoy any of these snacks for 100 calories or less. 1. Carrot Bites pack a punch. At only 20 calories per bite, I can enjoy several. Fat free, low in sodium, and full of vitamin A, these are one of my go-to snacks. Pair them with applesauce and I promise you won’t be disappointed. 2. At just 30 calories each, Sweet Potato Bites make a great afternoon snack. Try pairing with plain Greek…

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