I used to hate grocery shopping. When I think back to those early days when I first started venturing into this world of kale-eating... I remember the whole experience feeling so intimidating and overwhelming. I'd wander around aimlessly, no clue what the heck I was doing. Then, an hour + later I'd end up back home… Continue reading 5 Ways To Save Big Bucks The Next Time You Go Grocery Shopping
Grocery shopping just got a little easier. There's a new list of foods to buy organic. And it can help you avoid the foods with the most pesticides and save big on produce you don't have to buy organic. Take this scenario: There are two stacks of strawberries in the produce section at your local… Continue reading 12 Foods To Buy Organic + When You Can Go Conventional and Save
You know when you move to a new city and have to find all new...everything - a new hair person, nail place, dry cleaners, car place, etc.? We're right in the middle of all that right now. It's like every day there's a new reminder that we're the new kids on the block. Don't get me wrong, I love it; the… Continue reading Herby Lamb Meatballs
I used to say I could be a vegetarian simply to avoid ever having to handle raw meat. I had no problem eating it, but I didn't like to touch it. Ick! So I mostly stuck with vegetables. And crudites became my comfort zone. Now, I am a little more mature and can handle touching… Continue reading Whole Herb Roasted Chicken
Researchers in London report that organic foods have no nutritional or health benefits over conventional foods. (See the journalist in me telling both sides of the story?) I can see this ... I mean, an apple, is an apple, is an apple. If you're only comparing the amount of fiber, calories and vitamin C in… Continue reading Is organic really better?
A little scared? Don't be. Ignorance may be bliss, but not when it's in the form of a cheeseburger giving you E. coli poisoning. Rare? Not so much. Food-related illnesses happen to an estimated 76 million Americans a year. A gross figure that could be helped with some responsibility. Food Inc., a new documentary out… Continue reading You’ll Never Look at Dinner the Same Way…