Motivation Monday:  $29 Brouhaha

Motivation Monday: $29 Brouhaha

Become a subscriber to Motivation Monday, click here $29 Brouhaha This past week, actor/activist Gwyneth Paltrow got some serious heat when Rock Star chef Mario Batali challenged her to food shop using only $29 in a bid to raise awareness and money for the Food Bank For NYC.  The city of NY is in a food crisis.  Rather than focusing on someone's financial status and rip them for that, the real question is, what is NY going to do... and more importantly raise awareness around it.  Which is exactly what has been happening.  Even though there has been a lot of bashing, Gwyneth did take the challenge and it has raised awareness.  You can read her account of it here. At an earlier point in my life when I decided to move from RI to CA  I was on a stricter budget all the way around.  I chose to eat healthily and ate the same thing every day.  Now that I think of...
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  Summer's Here   Add some color to your day!   Visit your local Farmer's Market for the freshest picks It's a fun thing to do once a week.  Grab a canvas bag and head off to  find organic produce while supporting your local farmers Grilled, sauteed or raw, your veggies will go great with fish or chicken On the grill, in a stir fry or salad, find something new to blend with your favorites Pack in the antioxidants with berries, citrus fruits and melons Kiwis, lemon zest, strawberries, blueberries, cantalope - what a tasty fruit bowl! The Lingo....... 100% Organic: product doesn't contain any pesticides, hormones, antibiotics or artificial ingredients; Organic: at least 95% of the ingredients are organic The Hype.......   All Natural:  not officially defined by the FDA; Free Range:  again, unregulated - suggests animals are uncaged;  Antibiotic or Hormone- Free:  anyone can claim it, supposedly the USDA is 'cracking down' on those making the claims If you have any great recipes...
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