Posts Tagged 'Trader Joes'

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: 5 Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Foodie for Earth Day

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April 22nd is Earth Day, and as usual, it’s another opportunity to hang our heads and feel guilty for wasting resources…er, wait—that’s not a celebratory attitude!

What if instead of another guilt trip, this year’s Earth Day serves as a fresh reminder to each do our part as healthy, caring, responsible Foodies? That’s exactly what today’s post is all about. Here are 5 easy ways to incorporate eco-friendliness into your foodie lifestyle—one delicious meal at a time!

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Foodie Friday: Gearing Up for the 2017 IDDBA Experience

 

Every summer, I look forward to the various expos that feature the most innovative, creative, and noteworthy leaders in the food industry. And 2017 looks to be one of the most inspiring seasons yet as I eagerly anticipate this year’s International Dairy Deli Bakery Association show in sunny Anaheim. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Snacking

As summer winds down, we’re getting back into the swing of busy work and school schedules, and that means grabbing whatever is available in a pinch to satisfy hunger and cravings till mealtime. The problem? Sometimes the easiest choicest are the unhealthiest. Today’s Foodie Friday offers some quick, healthy, gourmet options to upgrade our smallest—yet some of our most important—meals of the day. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Dessert Worth Spreading–Cookie Butter!

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It’s been a big year for spreads. Between the steady popularity of nut butters like almond, cashew, and the perpetual-favorite Nutella, as well as creative takes on hummus and artisan cow’s-milk butter (see some tasty examples on number 9 of this list), we know which side of our bread is winning. Yet the spreadable treat most likely to tempt your spoon out of the drawer and into the jar is most certainly the strange and decadent dessert hybrid: Cookie Butter. It’s been dubbed everything from a snacking obsession to a magical concoction to some kind of vaguely spiritual experience. Today, we look at 4 delicious reasons why 2014 is truly the Year of the Cookie Butter. (more…)

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