5 Simple Ways to Shop Greener at the Grocery Store and $100 Gift Card to Whole Foods Market

I’m partnering with Whole Foods Market today to bring you 5 simple ways to shop greener at the grocery store and a chance to win a $100 gift card!

5 Simple Ways to Shop Greener at the Grocery Store

Over the years I’ve made a conscious effort to change the way I shop for food.  I started to look for ways to reduce my consumption and reuse or recycle whenever possible.  I became more keenly aware of the impact that even small changes in my purchasing habits can make on the environment and looked for simple ways to be more environmentally-friendly both at home and when I shop.

Buying groceries is one of those things we all have to do often which makes it the ideal place to start to make meaningful changes.  From the types of groceries you buy to the bags you carry them home in, there are lots of opportunities to go green at the grocery store.

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Coconut Porridge with Berry Sauce (Grain-Free, Paleo)

Start the day off right with a hearty and sustaining bowl of grain-free coconut porridge topped with a blackberry, blueberry sauce.

Start the day off right with a hearty and sustaining bowl of grain-free coconut porridge topped with a quick blackberry, blueberry sauce. Cold winter mornings… 

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Bittersweet Chocolate Bouchons (Grain-Free, Paleo)

These are no ordinary chocolate cakes. These small bittersweet flourless chocolate bouchons with their crackled tops are dense and fudgy to the core, every bite positively oozing with chocolate.

Intense, fudgy, bite-sized flourless chocolate cakes. These are no ordinary chocolate cakelets.  These small, bittersweet flourless chocolate bouchons with their crackled tops are dense and… 

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Macadamia White Hot Chocolate (Dairy-Free, Paleo)

Macadamia White Hot Chocolate Recipe

A creamy, sweet, white version of a wintertime favorite for two. Winter weather calls for warming, fortifying cups of comfort.  Whether it’s raining, snowing, or… 

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Greek Style Lemon Potatoes | REVOL Dutch Oven Giveaway

Greek Style Lemon Potatoes

A simple one-pot potato side dish with lemon, garlic and oregano. You may not have cooked potatoes this way before, but I hope I might… 

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Moroccan Kale and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Moroccan Kale and Carrot Ribbon Salad | Gourmande in the Kitchen

Ribbons of kale and carrots with earthy, warming spices like, cumin, coriander and cayenne make for a wonderfully hearty and satisfying salad any time of year. This salad… 

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10 Kitchen Tools For Healthy Eating

10 Kitchen Tools for Healthy Eating

These helpful kitchen tools make it easy to eat right. We all know that one of the best ways to eat better is to cook… 

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3 Day Clean Start Real Food Detox

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A painless 3 day detox menu to get you back on track. The New Year is right around the corner, which means a bit of… 

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Cherry Cashew Cookies (Paleo, Grain-Free)

Cherry Cashew Cookies | Gourmande in the Kitchen

Chewy cherry cashew cookies with tender flakes of coconut. There is something to be said for the ritual of baking around the holidays.  It’s a… 

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French Spice Bread – Pain d’Épices (Grain-Free, Paleo)

French Spice Bread (Pain d'Épices) | Gourmande in the Kitchen

A hearty honeyed French spice bread reminiscent of gingerbread. One of my very favorite quick breads to make around the holidays is pain d’épices. It’s… 

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Chocolate Peppermint Silk Brownie Bars (Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo-Friendly)

Chocolate Peppermint Silk Brownie Bars Gourmande in the Kitchen

Super-fudgy brownies topped with a velvety chocolate peppermint mousse and finished with a silky chocolate glaze. If there’s a way to improve on chocolate mousse… 

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