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Virtual Grocery Store Tour Part One: Produce and Bulk

Are you confused about what to buy when you go grocery shopping?  Most people are.  I’m here to boost your confidence in you being able to decide for yourself which items to choose and which to avoid. The general consensus … Continue reading

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100-Calorie Guacamole Packs

I didn’t used to like guacamole.  We never had avocado when I was growing up and then when I was out on my own and I spied it on things like my nachos I stupidly thought because it was green … Continue reading

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Super-Sized, Super-Priced, Super-Foods

Yes, I know I am usually eagerly promoting Whole Foods, organics, and local farmers markets.  And I am still all for them! I am also all for bargains and getting good quality food at the best prices.  Most of the … Continue reading

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New Article Links and a Peek Around the Yard

I have been slacking on my blog but I have been busy with other projects–one of them writing articles for the San Francisco Gate Healthy Eating section (an online newspaper).  Take a look at a few recent additions: Healthy Snacks … Continue reading

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5 Freezer Staples

I remember a time when my freezer staples were ice-cream and Smart Ones frozen meals.  That was before I knew anything about nutrition! When you are striving to make healthy food choices, it helps to be prepared with a supply … Continue reading

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Label Reading

The power is back on!  Fridges are freezers are running again and you may need to hit the grocery store to restock your losses.  It’s crucial to know exactly what goes into the foods you put in your fridge and … Continue reading

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Stocking a Healthy Pantry

Hurricane Irene is making her way to Rhode Island and with all the talk about preparation I thought it would be an appropriate time to post about healthy foods to have in your cupboards.  Hurricane or no hurricane, it’s always … Continue reading

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Replacing Dairy Foods

Yesterday at Whole Foods I helped a mom shop who was looking for substitutes for dairy products for her young daughter who is on a dairy-free/gluten-free diet.  She was looking to replace their usual staples with the tastiest alternatives.   … Continue reading

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