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  • A Grocery App to Streamline Your Shopping

    One of the most useful apps on my phone is a free grocery app called Grocery IQ. As a person who visits the grocery store often, it’s very handy to have my lists all in one place on a device that I always have with me. I can add to it no matter where I am and just pull it out whenever I’m at the store. More

  • Food Labels for Ecovores: Avoiding Hidden Animal Ingredients

    For many reasons, more people than ever before are exploring vegan, vegetarian, or other types of plant-based diets. If you’re trying to make conscious decisions about avoiding animal ingredients, knowing how to read and interpret food labels is a vital and valuable skill: animal products turn up in strange places! More

  • 6 Tips to Eat Healthy on a Budget

    You can eat healthy on a budget without giving up flavor or convenience! The best food we can eat isis packed with nutrients, yet not packed with calories. Inexpensive isn’t a bad trait either, and the cheapest foods can be canned, frozen, or fresh. What if you have a craving for something sweet? No problem, […] More

  • Reusable Grocery Bag Usage Triples in Past Year at Whole Foods Market

    A recent study by Whole Foods Market estimates that reusable bag usage has increased by 300% in the year since it eliminated plastic bags at all of its stores.  The company estimated that 150 million bags have been kept out of landfills over the twelve month period. Whole Foods Market made the announcement last year […] More

  • Recession-Proofing Your Home is As Close as Your Kitchen

    According to James Poterba, Head of the National Bureau of Economic Research, we are officially in a recession, so it’s more critical than ever to start cutting expenses wherever possible.  One of the biggest areas in which you can reduce spending — especially in households with children — is right in your own kitchen. Here are some helpful tips […] More