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Real Food: The Ups & the Downs

It’s been four months since we started our real food journey and two months since I began this blog. It’s been quite the adventure – from shopping and cooking differently to just plain thinking differently – eating real food has been a huge change in our lives; one I know is for the better. But…

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Meal Planning: Week of April 13

After a week of traveling, I was feeling a little out of the groove of things, what with catching up on work email and projects, not to mention the generally gloomy weather back here in the Berkshires at the beginning of the week didn’t help. So Monday night, with the rain beginning to fall outside, I gathered up…

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Meal Planning: Week of April 6

We spent last week traveling (more on that later), but I made sure to take a few minutes to figure out a menu and grocery list for our first week back home, so that grocery shopping would be a snap (and we wouldn’t resort to ordering pizza our first night back!). I also placed a…

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Meal Planning: Week of March 22

This was my third week ordering a produce basket from Berkshire Organics, and I must say, I’ve been very impressed with the quality of the organic produce I’ve received over the last few weeks. We’ve eaten more vegetables recently than we would have if I had been shopping at the grocery store, and we’ve even tried…

Reading Round-Up

Reading Round-Up 3.22.14

This week’s real food reads are all about one of my favorite subjects – shopping! Take a trip to the store with a new real foodie to see what she put in her cart, learn how other people are shopping for real food on a budget, find out about suspended grocery systems, and get some great…

Meal Planning: Week of March 15

This was my second week ordering a produce basket from Berkshire Organics. The contents of the various baskets were updated on Monday and I had until Tuesday evening to decide which basket I wanted, and if I wanted to make any of my 3 optional substitutions. I must admit – meal planning on Monday/Tuesday for…

Why I Love Berkshire Organics

Those nice folks at Berkshire Organics get two thumbs up from me. I emailed them to let them know they accidentally omitted two items from my first produce basket. They responded quickly with an apology and immediately offered to have the veggies on hand for me to pick up at my convenience. I stopped by their market after…