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Are the grocery delivery services worth it?

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January 3, 2016
Tips
I cringe every time I read articles claiming grocery delivery is disrupting food. However, given I live in the nation’s start-up hot bed-the San Francisco Bay area-I decided to give in to curiosity and see whether grocery delivery services were worth it.   Our grocery situation is complicated In any given month we typically visit Read More ›

Why I love Whole Foods 365’s Almond Butter

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April 15, 2015
Ingredients + Nut butter + Products + Tips
I fell into a marketing trap Confession. I completely and totally succumbed to the packaging and marketing of Justin’s, a very successful boutique nut butter brand about two years ago. As our son was getting older and more open to protein choices, and as I started making more smoothies, I was buying a lot of almond butter. I’m Read More ›

Is Greek Yogurt Really Better?

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April 12, 2015
Yogurt
Why Greek is synonymous with a Healthy Diet Greek yogurt has done a good job of marketing itself as a “super food.” It also fits in nicely with the US populations’ affinity for protein and Paleo diets due to its high protein, low sugar perception.   Greek’s Commercial Success is Insane Greek yogurt’s success is most Read More ›

Plain Yogurt Not So Plain

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April 6, 2015
Yogurt
Reading ingredient lists on even plain yogurt is worthwhile In all my conversations about food labels, by far, one of the categories where people check nutrition and ingredient labels the most is yogurt. Turns out, it is worthwhile time spent.     Read More ›

Carrageenan: Why I avoid this organic ingredient

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March 26, 2015
Ingredients + Tips
What is it anyways? Carrageenan is used in a range of products that can claim natural and organic because it is an ingredient derived from seaweed.   And just because you are shopping in Whole Foods or buying organic, you’re not necessarily avoiding carrageenan. How I found out about it Although I smile and my friends say I Read More ›