Posts Tagged‘whole foods’

Switching to a Whole Foods Lifestyle: Part 3

Shopping Post 3 of 5 As someone who loves to cook and also has to be cost effective, one of the greatest keys in my arsenal is having a well stocked pantry.  I am always looking for a great deal and when I find one I make sure to stock up.  If you really decide to switch to a whole food lifestyle having items on hand is not difficult because most ingredients are simple, easily acquirable and affordable.  Sure there may be a few items that are a little more pricy but on a whole I’ve found that eating this…

Switching to a Whole Foods Lifestyle: Part 2

What is the difference? Post 2  of 5 You’ve probably heard the term whole food, clean food, or slow food mentioned before on TV or in magazines, you’ve even heard about it here but maybe you’re not really sure what those terms mean and what all the fuss is about.  This post should help take away some of that confusion.   Whole food refers to foods that are unprocessed or unrefined or that are processed or refined as little as possible before being consumed. Slow food is a movement that supports regional and local cuisine.  It’s a commitment to strengthening the understanding of where…

Switching to a Whole Food Lifestyle: Part 1

Why our Family Made the ChangePart 1 of 5  I have decided to write a series of posts about why our family moved to a whole food/slow food/clean food lifestyle in hopes that our experience might be helpful to other individuals and families considering making the same change.  If you’ve been a reader of my blog for even a little while you might have noticed that the majority of recipes I share are whole food meals.  By whole foods I mean basic ingredients that haven’t been processed beyond recognition.  I cook with basic, good quality ingredients that don’t need the added chemicals and…