I’m a little late in posting this, but I wanted to wait to see what would happen after the acquisition. Monday, August 28, 2017 was the day Amazon officially acquired Whole Foods Market. Amazon was very clear that prices would be slashed. “Whole Foods Market will offer lower prices starting Monday on a selection of best-selling grocery staples across its stores, with more to come,” … Continue reading What’s To Become Of Whole Foods? Here Is What I Found Out.
Okay…so I’m on a coconut water kick. Sparkling coconut water that is! I was recently on the east coast visiting my family in New Jersey. My sister, Amy, knows that I love sparkling water and asked me if I’ve ever tried Sanavi. She handed me a glass, I took a sip, and I was in heaven. It’s bubbly with a refreshing coconut flavor. Sanavi is … Continue reading Coconut Water – The Sparkling Kind
Don’t ask me how or why, but some how I came home from Whole Foods with farro. What is this grain and what am I going to do with it? Well from the package front it says that farro is a good source of fiber. Okay…that’s good. More research…I found out that farro is an ancient grain (in the wheat family) that has been around … Continue reading Farro? What’s that?
I love granola! Whenever I have yogurt for breakfast I sprinkle it with fresh blueberries and granola. Sometimes I munch on it for a crunchy snack. I have been buying organic granola for a while now and I thought it was about time to try and make my own. It is so easy and really doesn’t take that long at all. Plus it’s less expensive … Continue reading Let’s Make Granola!
This is one of my absolute favorite summer time salads. It’s really quite easy to make and your family will love it. It’s perfect for a hot summer night or taking to a BBQ. I try to make this when the ingredients are in season for the best possible flavors. Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing: 1 pint organic grape tomatoes sliced … Continue reading Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad – A Summer Delight
Nothing is more satisfying than the smell of homemade muffins wafting through the house. Today I just needed that homey smell. Yes! These are gluten-free. Although I don’t have a diagnosed sensitivity to gluten, I definitely notice that I become sluggish and I feel like my brain is foggy when I eat too much gluten. I’ve opted to go gluten free whenever possible. So let … Continue reading Gluten-Free Blueberry Banana Muffins
We do love our strawberries don’t we? I know I do, along with most berries, especially blueberries and blackberries. Did you look at the infographic I posted above? Astonishing right? I rely a lot on the Environmental Working Group (EWG) when it comes to any questions I have about produce/food or products I might buy. EWG is a non-profit, non-partisan organization. Their goal is to provide … Continue reading How Much Do You Love Strawberries?
Now that summer is upon us, I’m always looking for new and healthy salads to add to my recipe list. This salad is quick and easy and can be served for lunch or dinner. It also saves well for the next day. As you know, I cook with organic ingredients and when it comes to seafood I cook with sustainable wild caught fish and shellfish. … Continue reading Shrimp Avocado Taco Salad
Who doesn’t love a fresh picked strawberry? Maybe you bought them from a local farm stand or farmer’s market. Better yet, maybe you picked them yourself at a strawberry farm. Not only are strawberries delicious, they are packed full of antioxidants, high in fiber, and contain vitamin C, manganese, and potassium. Unfortunately, they have been listed as having the highest level of pesticide residue. Washing … Continue reading How Healthy are those Strawberries?
I just recently planted two blueberry bushes in the backyard. Imagine my excitement of having fresh, juicy blueberries at my beck and call. Thoughts of all the different ways I could use my bounty started racing through my brain. Blueberry muffins, blueberry bread, blueberry pie, blueberry smoothies, YES..my own blueberry preserves. I’m in heaven!! Alas, my grandiose plans were shattered when I harvested a mere five … Continue reading Organic Blueberry Preserves