The need to organic food is definitely growing in Canada. Ten years ago when I was shopping for organic food the selection was limited and the price was steep. Today, that has changed, organic food is much more accessible, but the cost for some items is still pretty high (like meat for example).
I hate wasting food; it bothers me so much to throw away food that I have either forgotten at the back of the fridge, or simply did not use it in time before it goes off. Over the years I have learned and put into practice a few simple things that have helped me immensely in cutting back on the volume of food I throw out with an added bonus, of saving me some green ($$) in the process.
Are you too busy in the morning to cook or make a nutritious breakfast? Are you being pulled in a million different directions? I get it. Mornings can be tough. You're trying to get dressed, prepare lunches, get the kids ready, get Fido to poop already and make sure you kiss the hubs goodbye (hopefully).
Hiya beautiful, here in The Eco Hub, I try to keep things pretty simple, life's just better that way, the more we have the more stressed we seem to be. So in keeping with that mantra, I created RECIPE QUICKIE'S. Quick to make, delicious and nutritious. You can find "recipe quickie's" throughout my blog.
Coconut butter and cocoa powder make this creamy, chocolaty treat a great workout drink that will be beneficial before or after your workout. Cocoa powder contains caffeine which has been shown to delay the onset of muscle fatigue by helping the body use its fat stores as energy instead of stored glycogen in the liver.
For the average consumer trying to make more mindful choices, shopping can be a major stress thanks to clever marketing and smart catchphrases that are intended to prompt us into buying products we think are good for us. This is very apparent when it comes to buying eggs.