As we get back into the swing of school and the rush of fall, having these easy lunchbox ideas in your arsenal can save you time trying to figure out healthy meals that your kids (and you!) will actually want to eat. Brown Bag Lunches can get boring if they are the same old thing … Read More.
In last week’s blog post, Amy outlined nine reasons why becoming a Good Foods owner might be the best decision you make all month. She’s not wrong. Owning a piece of your local Co-op means something. When I finally decided to become a Good Foods owner, I immediately felt… different. Most notably, the dietitian side of … Read More.
It’s easy to see why shopping at Good Foods is a smart choice. It’s one of the best spots in the state to get fresh, local food. We make shopping for a specialty diet not just possible, but easy too. Spending your money here supports our community and local food economy. Taking the next step … Read More.
Do you enjoy entertaining but want to make it more sustainable for the planet (and your wallet)? You don’t have to spend a lot or make it complicated to create a delicious and environmentally friendly meal your guests will love. Whether you’re throwing a summer barbecue for co-workers or hosting a celebration for extended family, … Read More.
Pickling can be just that—a pickle. True pickling is an ancient miracle for food preservation, but involves a drawn-out fermentation process requiring canning equipment, sterilization procedures and a whole lotta waiting around. Kudos to you if that’s up your alley, but the truth is, some of us simply don’t have the time or patience to … Read More.
About 150,000 tons of food are thrown away in the U.S. each DAY which is obviously a problem not just for the planet, but for pocketbooks too. If your food has gone bad, that’s food you can’t eat, so it’s food that will most likely be replaced which costs money and energy and the food … Read More.
U-S-A! U-S-A! Independence Day is a time to celebrate the things that make our country great like liberty, diversity and, apparently, hamburgers. An average American eats three burgers a week and on the 4th of July, Americans are 117% more likely to go for a hamburger than on an average day. That’s a lot of meat. If … Read More.
The short answers is yes. The real question, though, is do you really want to? My questions started with a social media post a couple days ago where a friend was showing off her new sous vide setup and how she planned to cook a relatively tough, fibrous London Broil steak with it, expecting tender and … Read More.
One of my favorite pieces of nutrition advice is maybe the simplest: eat more fruits and vegetables. You may be rolling your eyes at the “basic” nature of that wisdom, but according to the CDC only 1 in 10 Americans gets the recommended 5 daily servings. No matter what your dietary preferences or needs, upping … Read More.
Beer is made with four ingredients: water, grain, hops and yeast. Despite this humble foundation, however, there’s a wide variety of color, flavor and aroma to be found on the shelves of our beer cooler. At the most basic level, there are two types of beer: ales and lagers. Ales are typically a bit heartier, … Read More.