Costco review: Whole-grain crackers and other crunchy crispy snacks

Costco review: Whole-grain crackers and other crunchy crispy snacks

You’ve heard it before: Whole grains are good for us! Eating more whole grains has been tied to lowered incidence of heart disease, diabetes, constipation, diverticular disease, and possibly even some cancers. But if you’re like most people I work with, your intake falls short of the “more than half your grains” recommendation we’ve…

Goldenberries are super, but please don’t call them a superfood

Goldenberries are super, but please don’t call them a superfood

My flirtation with this fascinating new (to me) fruit began sometime last year when I saw dried goldenberries on the shelf at Costco. My first response was skepticism. “Oh really, Andean superfruit. Wonderful.” (Eye roll). But when I flipped the package around to check out the nutrition facts, I have…

Meal planning part 3: A pre-populated grocery list

Meal planning part 3: A pre-populated grocery list

This is part three of a four-part series on meal planning tools and tactics: A pre-populated grocery list, to streamline shopping. First, a quick refresher on where we are in the series: Magically searchable recipe collection Indispensable go-to meal and snack list (This week) Pre-populated grocery list Four basic (plus three bonus) steps to weekly meal planning . Creating a pre-printed grocery list is more upfront work than starting with a…