The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [miniseries part 3/4]

The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [miniseries part 3/4]

Welcome to part 3 of our miniseries. In part 1, we provided ground rules for choosing healthy bread. In part 2, we defined whole grains and whole wheat. Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Whole Grains & Whole Wheat [Bread miniseries part 2/4]

The Difference Between Whole Grains & Whole Wheat [Bread miniseries part 2/4]

Welcome to part 2 of our miniseries. In part 1, we shared our ground rules for choosing healthy bread. When discussing bread, there tends to be a confusion around the terms “whole grain” and “whole wheat”. We’ll try to clear … Continue reading

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4 Ground Rules for Buying Bread [miniseries part 1/4]

4 Ground Rules for Buying Bread [miniseries part 1/4]

There is nothing quite like the scent of a freshly baked loaf of bread. Bakers who have mastered the proper technique produce batches of bread that are so delectable you want to eat them without adding anything. The problem: zero … Continue reading

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You’ll Find It Hard to Stop Eating These Whole Grain Yogurt Pancakes

You’ll Find It Hard to Stop Eating These Whole Grain Yogurt Pancakes

This is a fun and fast breakfast that was invented accidentally when we were running short on milk one day. Plain yogurt stands in well, but may need a bit of added sugar to combat the tartness. Depending on the … Continue reading

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Ramen Noodles – 5 Things to Know

Ramen Noodles – 5 Things to Know

Many people go through a ramen period in their life: poor college students, entrepreneurs hacking away at the next Instagram, or urban teens in Japan, where these flavored noodles were invented. Every year, about 100 billion servings are consumed, which … Continue reading

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About the Pumpkin in Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bagels

About the Pumpkin in Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bagels

It’s pumpkin season, and it seems the North American native veggie has found its way into every possible aisle in the supermarket. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Pumpkins are a nutrition powerhouse. A cup of cooked pumpkin is a … Continue reading

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The Church, Waffles, and Made-up Marketing Holidays

The Church, Waffles, and Made-up Marketing Holidays

  New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  In our consumerist world, every day is a holiday, a made up marketing festivity geared to get us to buy (and eat) more of something. And so today it’s … Continue reading

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More Shoppers Seeking Nutrition, But are They Finding It?

More Shoppers Seeking Nutrition, But are They Finding It?

A recent consumer survey, Shopping for Health, conducted by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Prevention magazine indicates that nutrition continues to be a driving force in purchase decisions. Approximately 1500 adults were surveyed and provided the following picture: 32% … Continue reading

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The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [Bread miniseries part 3/4]

The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [Bread miniseries part 3/4]

Welcome to part 3 of our miniseries. In part 1, we provided ground rules for choosing healthy bread. In part 2, we explained what whole grains are. Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To do … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Demystified [Bread miniseries part 2/4]

Whole Grains Demystified [Bread miniseries part 2/4]

Welcome to part 2 of our miniseries. In part 1, we provided ground rules for choosing healthy bread. When discussing bread, there tends to be a confusion around the terms whole grain and whole wheat. We’ll try to clear that … Continue reading

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