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Foodie Friday: Why Clean Eating is Sweeping the Food Scene

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It seems that almost everyone’s interested in making healthy choices these days, but knowing how and what to eat in order to maximize your diet can be overwhelming. That’s why many of us are going back to basics: less processed, simple, and often traditionally prepared foods. The clean-label trend is gaining traction with individual supermarket shoppers and restaurant patrons as well as large-scale producers and restaurants of all kinds.

Today, we’ll take a closer look at clean eating and why it’s a food trend that’s brilliantly simple and simply delicious.

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Foodie Friday: EatnLearn Seattle–Days Packed with Fresh Food Tourism!

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I agree with Tony—noted Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain, that is. In an interview with the Seattle Times, he said this of the local food scene: “It’s one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting area of the country to eat.”
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Foodie Friday: How Whole Foods Market is Redefining the Microbrewery

 

As a veteran of the supermarket industry, I’m always excited to see when a store does something truly innovative that sets them head and shoulders above the competition. One such distinction goes to Whole Foods Market, who recently launched their own beer—brewed on-site and not available anywhere else. Today, we’ll take a look at how Whole Foods made this inspiration a reality and changed the way we’ll think about grocery stores AND microbreweries forever! (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Summertime is SHOWTIME for Foodies! Top 3 Tasty Events

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I LOVE May and June! This is the time of year when food purveyors, from organizations both large and small, take the stage to showcase their offerings. Did I mention that I love this season—which many of us call “show season”—the months of May, June and July? It’s the time when influential foodies stage at least a half-dozen major food expos. In this week’s Foodie Friday post, I’m focusing on 3 of the expos I consider “don’t-miss events” during this busy time of year. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: 4 Reasons the Future of Home-Cooking is Happening Now

jetsons food machineThere’s always been something very traditional and even old fashioned about the phrase “home cooking.” Yet thanks to recent innovations in the business of food and convenience technology, trading going out for dining in is anything but yesterday’s news. Today, we look forward to 4 cutting-edge updates to the home-kitchen experience. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: 6 Flavor Trends from the Fancy Food Show

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Fancy Food fans unite! I recently attended the Specialty Food Association’s 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco and thoroughly enjoyed sampling the wide variety of foods and beverages showcased for eager foodie attendees. Today, I’m sharing 6 top trends from the Fancy Food Show you’re sure to notice soon on the shelves of your local specialty supermarket!

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Foodie Friday: 5 Foodie Resolutions for 2015!

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It’s the start of a new year, and we’re all making resolutions. Maybe you’re looking to kick a habit, reach some personal goals, or take on a new challenge. Today, we bring you our Top 5 Foodie Resolutions to make 2015 all the more adventurous, healthy, and delicious!

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Foodie Friday: Food Predictions for Supermarket Trends in 2015

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As we approach the holiday season, it’s an exciting time to start thinking ahead to the new year and what’s next on the foodie horizon. Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru, recently shared his predictions about what we should expect to look forward to both in supermarkets and restaurants in 2015. Here are some of the appetizing predictions for the coming year of food: (more…)

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Foodie Friday–The Millennial Meal: 5 Thoughts from the Under-40 Table

Group of multiethnic friends enjoying dinner party outdoorsI’ve been traveling this week and particularly enjoyed my time in Chicago, a city full of riches for foodies. I’ve been reminded through my observations and encounters how true this post from last week about Millennials is—what they buy and why, the importance of quality and authenticity to their generation, and specifically, how they think about and shop for food. Enjoy!

Today’s Foodie Friday features a guest post by Stephanie Jackson, a content writer and instructional designer for our company, Solutions Consulting, Inc. As a member of the Millennial Generation, Stephanie explores the ways Millennial Foodies are shopping, eating, and celebrating the world of great food. (more…)

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