Sunday, February 20, 2011

Whole Foods grocery store

I love to grocery shop.  I love the produce, fresh and crispy, piled high, the stacks of freshly baked bread, the bins of bulk foods, just waiting to be scooped.  I stopped by my local Whole Foods this week on my way home from meeting with a client.  I was inspired by our discussion about simple home cooking and all the benefits you gain from the practice.  I came home with a big tub of organic spinach, two big soft avocados, some French green beans, a bunch of collard greens, a big red pepper, and three huge crowns of broccoli.  Here's my loot: 

Unfortunately, despite all my good intentions I also came home with this: 

Containers of raw broccoli salad, maple glazed carrots, beets, tofu summer rolls, and chili tofu.  My dinner looked like this: 

It was delicious and healthy, but not the great veggies I bought.  Does anyone else do this?  You have a fridge or pantry full of food, yet you buy prepared items?  I am working on getting better - it mostly happens when I am at the store late after work and can't imagine cooking when I get home. Now the challenge is to use everything I bought before it spoils! 


  1. yum I LOVE spring rolls I eat them daily! and yess occasionally I get tempted by the prepared foods but usually I just buy a little (for inspiration) and attempt to make it at home!

  2. I love them too, but especially love the dipping sauce that whole foods makes. That is what draws me in! I have tried several recipes at home trying to recreate it but have been unsuccessful. I also try to limit the premade foods, but feel like for the few times I do buy them at least whole foods as pretty good versions!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  3. I like too eat veggies. Its easy to buy food from whole sale stores.Try different recipes with that veggies before they spoils :)