It seems like every day there's a different headline, tweet or Facebook post warning us against specific foods or ingredients in our foods. Sometimes it can be hard to sort out the scary information from the facts and science. Here are 3 basic tips for "Food Sanity" in the Supermarket:
For the past 11 years I've been the host of the "Ingles Information Aisle" that airs every Saturday morning on News Radio 570 am (WWNC 570am) at 8am-8:30am ET. This station is part of the "iheart" radio network (www.iheart.com) so you can listen to it on the radio in your car, home or on-line or even with the iheart "app" on your smart phone.
Don’t miss “TASTE OF LOCAL” at Ingles Market in Hendersonville (Spartanburg Hwy) Thursday, May 25th • 3-6 p.m. Meet over 20 local farmers, entrepreneurs and suppliers whose products are in this Ingles store and sample!
One of the staples in my fridge is a jar of natural, no sugar-added peanut butter. I prefer crunchy because I like the texture of the nuts. Peanut butter can be an easy way for those following vegan or vegetarian diets or aiming for more plant-based meals to get protein into their diet.
Most of us did not grow up on farms and we may not even see a farm on our daily commute to work or school. How can we learn more about local agriculture and farming and how can we teach our children about the process of how food gets onto the shelves at the local Ingles Market?