#067RR Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

We all want to eat better and spend less money, but let’s be honest: it takes a lot of preparation to eat at home in a way that really is cheap, nutritious, and doesn’t take one million hours. This week, Daphnie and Joanna share how they handle meal planning and grocery shopping, including their best tips and their many failures. Plus, Daphnie totally flips out over what Joanna found for this week’s “This is Crazy, Right?”

Links in this episode: Meal planning tips for familiesTodoist app10 crock pot freezer meals in under an hour, Joanna's favorite Indian food and Chinese food cookbooks, Dirty Dozen guide to pesticides and produce

#035 Vegetables

Vegetables: so hot right now. We might be in the Age of Bacon, but chefs across the country are bringing vegetables front and center and reminding us that they can be totally delicious (yes, really!). In this episode, Joanna and Daphnie discuss why vegetables are so important, how many servings we should be eating, how to buy the best ones, and what we can do to sneak them into our meals. Plus we talk about “The Biggest Loser” in “This is Crazy, Right?”

inks in this episode: Sesame Street's "Captain Vegetable", "The Plate" at choosemyplate.gov, Vegetable servings info from USDA, The Right Way to Store Veggies video from HGTV, EWG's "Dirty Dozen" fruits and veggies to buy organic, Farmers Market Finder, CSA Locator, Frittata recipe, NYT Mag article about "The Biggest Loser"