Tag Archives: vegetables

Sprouts Brings Fresh Food to Greenville

Finally visited my first Sprouts Farmers Market last week at their Greenville Grand Opening and it did not disappoint!  Kalia with Sprouts gave me and four other enthusiastic bloggers the grand tour. Why Shop at Sprouts Farmers Market? During our … Continue reading

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Streamline Your Cooking With Frozen Vegetables

Have you ever considered buying frozen vegetables? Frozen vegetables are a convenient, time-saving short cut when preparing meals at home. Perfect for soups and stews (where the vegetable is NOT the primary ingredient), these packaged foods sometimes hold flavor better … Continue reading

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7-Day Eliminate Processed Food Challenge-Follow Up

On May 12, I started a 7-day challenge to eliminate processed foods from my daily caloric intake. Read the challenge info here On the letter grade scale   – I would give myself a C. If you recall…my challenge rules … Continue reading

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Should We Worry About Lycopene in Our Food?

At a loyal reader’s request, I am taking a look at Lycopene in our food and if it can benefit a healthy lifestyle. Subscriber, Renee G said, “LYCOPENE: I would love to know what foods have it, how the body … Continue reading

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7 Ideas to Reduce Food Waste

As a food enthusiasts, it breaks my heart to know food goes to waste.  According to Feeding America, a non-profit organization aimed at ending hunger, an estimated 40% of food grown, processed and transported in the United States will never … Continue reading

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End of Summer Salad

Although the calendar indicates it is the end of summer, Mother Nature in South Carolina is not paying attention. Yesterday it was 92º and today it will be the same, nevertheless, most farmers markets are closing down or will be … Continue reading

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Burlington, North Carolina Approves Produce Stands

As an avid supporter of sustainable living, I try to frequent my local Travelers Rest Farmer’s Market  to buy locally grown vegetables and products made by other local residents.  This not only helps the local community but also provides a … Continue reading

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