Tag: grocery shopping

Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 9: Make Smart Choices

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 21, 2014

Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in the return of his Web series, Bobby Flay Fit. The focus of Episode 9 is to make smart choices: Planning a clear shopping list ofRead more

Grocery Store Traps to Avoid

by in Healthy Tips, January 6, 2014

You probably head to the store with the best of intentions — namely, to buy only the freshest healthiest food, stick to your list and stay within your budget. But by the time you reach the cashier, your cart inevitably holds several impulsive, and possibly less healthy, purchases. It’s not entirely your fault. Grocery storesRead more

Health-Food Store Bulk Bins: Worth It?

by in Robin's Healthy Take, August 8, 2013

You can find practically any ingredient in bulk bins these days: grains, flours, pasta, beans, cereals, trail mixes, dried fruits, nuts, seeds, teas and coffees. Bulk bins at health-food stores and supermarkets can be a healthy eater’s best resource when shopping, whether buying ingredients for dinner or grabbing a nutritious snack. Here’s why these productsRead more

How to Save Money at the Grocery Store

by in Robin's Healthy Take, May 18, 2013

Selecting healthy and affordable food might seem like a challenge, but nutritious food doesn’t have to cost more. Follow these tips to eat well while saving money.

Shop Smarter: Savvy Grocery Shopping Tips from Mary Abbott Hess

by in Grocery Shopping, May 5, 2013

Dietitian Mary Abbott Hess, author of The Pocket Supermarket Guide has tips for helping you choose healthy foods at the grocery store while staying on budget.

Grocery Shopping for Healthy Cooking at Home

by in Grocery Shopping, May 18, 2012

Monique Volz, from Ambitious Kitchen, joins us each Friday in May to recap her week in our Healthy Every Week Challenge. This week’s goal: cook more at home.

One Small Change: Spring Cleaning in the Kitchen

by in Healthy Tips, April 18, 2012

Spring cleaning the kitchen means more than mopping the floor; it’s a good time to toss processed junk food and fill your fridge and pantry back up with healthier snacks and staples.

Label Claims: Too Good to Be True?

by in Grocery Shopping, April 7, 2012

Some labels try to make not-very-healthy foods seem like they’re nutritious, while others take healthy food and make them less nutritious. What should you believe?