Tag: non-gmo

A nutritionist's guide: 4 tips for healthy eating

In an ideal world we’d grow our own vegetables…pick fresh fruit off our trees & bushes…gather eggs from our pet hens…and milk our own cows and goats. Yeah, that’s not my world today. Though it’s nice picking fresh basil and peppers from our small backyard garden, it’s certainly not going to sustain me…or my constantly... Read more »

Trader Joe's names their Top 50 products: these are my 5 favorites, plus 7 more that didn't make their list

Most people either love or hate Trader Joe’s. I hear plenty of people say that they just don’t get it. It’s small. Most products are store brands. And they don’t carry the same products all the time. Yes. Yes. And yes. Endless options, florescent lighting, and mile long aisles make me anxious. But, nice people... Read more »

Healthy eating too expensive? Save money grocery shopping at these 5 stores

Grass-fed beef. Sustainable seafood. Organic produce. Sounds good, but it’s all too expensive, right? Depending where you shop, you might be right. But eating healthy doesn’t have to cost your whole paycheck. I get it. With two hungry, growing teenagers, food is one of our highest monthly expenses. Since over 90% of our groceries are... Read more »

4 Favorite New Snacks Found at the 2016 Snacks and Sweets Expo

One of my favorite perks of owning ¬†Favor the Earth is access to Chicago’s Snacks & Sweets Expo. Since I hate being scared, this show is better than Halloween could ever be. Picture McCormick Place filled with every candy and snacks vendor. It’s a sample-junkie’s heaven…without the scary costumes. While the big players- Ferrara Pan,... Read more »