Kelis isn’t the only superstar with a line of signature sauces. According to reports, Bobby Brown is now in the food business and gearing up of the launch of his new line of barbecue sauces, seasonings and mixes.
The new collection, perfectly titled Bobby Brown Foods, consists of Bobby’s Original BBQ Sauce, Sweet and Spicy Sauce, Boston Blend Seasoning for grilling and Bobby’s Everyday Seasoning. The R&B singer says all of his products are made from his personal recipes.
“I learned to cook a long time ago. When I was younger and on punishment, that was my punishment, where I had to stay in the kitchen with my mother and actually learn how to cook,” he shares. “This is not something that is new to me; it’s been a part of my life for a long time.”
He adds that the eco-friendly line provides “…a healthy way to eat the foods you like” and “soul food with a clean way to eat”.
Bobby Brown Foods is scheduled to hit local and online stores Fall 2014. If you’re in the Boston area, be sure to check out his tasting event on June 27th at The Sunset Cantina.
We’re glad Bobby’s staying out of trouble and making his money!
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SHHH: 8 'Unhealthy' Foods That Are Secretly Good For You
1. Are You Going To Eat That?
The world is filled with health nuts who swear by their dietary restrictions. Don't eat this, eat that and vice versa. However, there's a few food items that have been thought of as unhealthy, but that are actually healthy. Don't believe me? Check out this list!
2. Red Meat
Red meat in a healthy diet improves cholesterol levels. Stearic acid (a saturated fatty acid) and oleic acid (a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat) may play a role in those “good” HDL cholesterol changes. Beef has a heart-healthy blend of fats. Choose lean cuts (strip, sirloin, tenderloin, or T-bone steaks, and 95 percent lean ground beef) to control calories.
3. Hot Chocolate
This does not mean go buy a box of Swiss Miss hot chocolate mix. Nor does it mean to rush off to your local Dunkin Donuts. Try making hot chocolate with raw cacao or pure cocoa powder with a small amount of milk and water.
4. Whole Milk Yogurt
Low-fat, skim, almond, coconut, soy...the list goes on. For years, health nuts have been leading us away from plain old whole milk, telling us these others are better options. However, many low-fat dairy options contain loads of sugar to compensate for the loss of flavor. Not to mention, there's high-quality protein as well as calcium, magnesium and phosphorus in whole milk. Put that skim down!
Eggs do not contribute to heart disease or stroke in healthy individuals at all. Eggs raise our good (HDL) cholesterol numbers and change the bad (LDL) cholesterol from small and dense to large and benign. Eggs are also high in iron and protein and two antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthine, which protect against age-related eye disorders like macular degeneration and cataracts. Cage-free is the way to go.
6. Sourdough Bread
Unlike regular white bread, the processing of sourdough means that it has a relatively low glycemic index, meaning it releases its glucose more slowly into the bloodstream. All the better if you can pick up a multigrain or soy and linseed loaf.
Bacon is amazing on any and everything. Many health nuts would request that you leave bacon behind for that papery tasting and looking turkey bacon, but here's the thing--it's not bad for you! Well, if you keep it to one to two pieces a week and trim the fat.
With fewer carbs (just 20 grams per serve) than the average serve of pasta or rice, a single potato in the jacket is another nutrient-rich, extremely satiating food — just watch the added butter, sour cream, cheese, etc.
Health nuts typically shun coffee, especially when it's loaded up with sugar, milk, flavor, etc. Coffee actually has a ton of antioxidants and two to three cups reduces heart disease risk factors.