Cutting boards made from locally sourced wood in contrasting hues make a statement in your kitchen or on the table. Local artisan Steve Reid made the line of cutting boards for Philadelphia Independents, a new shop in Old City loaded with wares handmade by area artisans.
Steve's Urban Lumber cutting boards, $35, for a 9.5-inch by 13.5-inch board, at Philadelphia Independents, 35 N. Third St., Philadelphia, 267-773-7316, philadelphiaindependents.com
If you're cutting out dairy, but still crave old guilty pleasures, try an alternative to Cheez-its. Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Flavor Squares have no trans fats or GMO ingredients, but still pack a snackable punch.
Earth Balance Cheddar Flavor Squares, $3.99 for 6-ounce box, at Whole Foods, 940 Route 73 North, Marlton, 856-797-1115.