Category Archives: Grocery Stores

Wise Words from Michael Pollan

I came across this video tonight and had to share it on the blog. Michael Pollan is one of the leading experts on the food industry, and I recommend his work to anyone interested. In this video, Pollan explains how … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Peanut Butter?

One food that I eat almost every day is peanut butter. I put it in my oatmeal or smoothies for breakfast, eat it on toast or an apple for snacks, and usually have a few (or a lot of) bites … Continue reading

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My Strategy for Preparing Healthy Lunches To Go

When I started my full-time job last year, I wanted to be sure I didn’t develop the habit of eating out often for lunch. Eating out is typically more expensive than bringing your own lunch from home, it is typically … Continue reading

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14 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption

Plastic is found in an astonishing percentage of products or packaging today. It’s in your computer, your car, your refrigerator, your toothbrush, your recycle bin (ironically enough), your fork at lunch, your to-go box for dinner, and even your clothes. … Continue reading

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Favorite Foods in Charlotte

Recently I’ve had a lot of occasions to eat out in Charlotte. Between friends visiting, family in town, birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day, I’ve done more restaurant hopping than usual. With out-of-town guests especially, I have been asked to recommend … Continue reading

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Soda Series: Bloomberg’s Battle

This may be old news by now, but have you heard about the latest war against soda? Source New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on some sales of large sodas and sugar-based beverages in New York City. … Continue reading

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Grocery Shopping: 8 Tips for Shoppers

Now that you know a little more about how grocery stores operate, here are some basic tips for developing your own grocery shopping strategy: 1. Make a list – Keep a pad of paper in your kitchen dedicated to your grocery list. … Continue reading

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