I've been wanting to do this a long time and I thought there's no better time than the present, right? We all grocery shop, obviously. We are shop at probably our favorite spots, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Wal-Mart, Costco, Target, online via Amazon or another grocery service, but the point is there are a million places to shop and its where do you get the most bang for your buck? Ya know what I mean? I toggle between stores and really go where I can find the freshest and organic produce, the cleanest food and some things I care about saving the most. However, that being said, the food we put in our bodies should be the most whole and natural form we can find. That is hard to do these days with all of the labels, tricky marketing and etc. Its hard to navigate through a grocery store so I'm going to provide some inside and let you take a look into my Sunday shopping going through everything that I buy, the total cost, and the meals I plan to make with all of the ingredients.Read More
Let's start with the basics of planning your shopping trip to planning out your meals for the week. First, decide if you are the type of person that gets bored with food easily, or you can roll with it as long as its planned out. I'm DEFINITELY the type that gets bored and I really don't life leftovers for more than a day MAX two post cooking. I just prefer my ingredients fresh.
Second, pick your go-to proteins. This can be a range or stick with one particular protein like chicken. If you are vegetarian is it tempeh, beans, legumes, soy, etc. Or maybe you want a variety. That's fine too, just choose your proteins as a base.Read More