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The Clean Foodie's Guide to Costco

Healthy eating can get prettttty pricey? Shoot, life is expensive, isn't it?  I've searched the shelves doing some price comparing so you don't have to, and here's what I've found to be the best quality at the best value at Costco:  Organic meats- I usually purchase these in bulk when local grocery stores run a good sale, but otherwise if I am running low, I grab some grass fed beef and organic chicken breast and thighs here. I separate the packs, which are already pre-portioned in 2-4 servings and freeze.

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How to Hate Grocery Shopping Less

Ya'll, grocery shopping is THE adult chore, isn't it?  Why do we most of us hate-it-- Is it because it takes so long? Or because it's overwhelming - too many options and not enough brain power to put towards it? Well, in my 20+ years of doing this chore, I have learned some things that reeeeally help!  Here are 3 things you can do to make grocery shopping BETTER:

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10 Things You Should Buy From Trader Joes

Want to eat healthy but not break the bank? It can be hard to navigate the health food waters, especially if you are shopping on a budget.  To get the best bang for your buck, use this guide. Here's what to buy from Trader Joes... Seeds & Nuts- This is your go-to for “fancy” nuts and seeds… You'll get a large quantity for a reasonable price. My list usually includes hazelnuts, pepitas, almonds, cashews, pecans, and walnuts.

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A Stack of Salmon Meals

This recipe is one of three meals that are made with some of the same ingredients. Cook one or try cooking them as a “stack” of three to best utilize your time and ingredients. Start with Ginger Salmon with Red Cabbage Slaw and Jalapeño Cantaloupe Salsa and after cooking that, you will be part-way toward two other meals in the stack, Butter Lettuce Salad with Honey Cilantro Vinaigrette and Shallot and Salmon Burgers with Sesame Aioli.

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