Grocery Shopping

The Biggest New Trend in Breakfast Is French-Inspired — Grocery News

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For close to a decade now Greek yogurt has been king of the dairy aisle. In fact, the creamy, thick yogurt reportedly accounts for nearly 50 percent of yogurt sales in the United States. But the next time you head to the grocery store, you might want to try something new. There's another type of yogurt that's about to change the way you do breakfast.

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The Biggest New Trend in Breakfast Is French-Inspired — Grocery News

(Image credit: General Mills / Yoplait)

For close to a decade now Greek yogurt has been king of the dairy aisle. In fact, the creamy, thick yogurt reportedly accounts for nearly 50 percent of yogurt sales in the United States. But the next time you head to the grocery store, you might want to try something new. There's another type of yogurt that's about to change the way you do breakfast.

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The Best Thing I’ve Ever Spread on My Toast Is from Trader Joe’s — One Good Thing

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Ever since my dear friend gifted me a bit of her sourdough starter a few months ago, I've been telling everyone who will listen about my bread-baking adventures. They've been mostly successful so far, and we've been eating bread aplenty in my little household, but it wasn't until last week that this homemade bread really blew my mind.

Oddly enough, this mind-blowing moment was not about the bread — it was about the spread, a new discovery from Trader Joe's.

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What Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods Means for Instacart — Grocery News

Last Friday, online retailer Amazon announced it is acquiring Whole Foods — the upscale grocery chain started in Austin, Texas, in 1980 that has over 460 brick-and-mortar stores in the United States, Britain, and Canada — for $13.7 billion. With Amazon being the world's largest online retailer, the future of Whole Foods' partnership with startup Instacart, which delivers goods to a consumer's doorstep, remains unclear.

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The 7 Best Refrigerator Snacks from Aldi — Fridge Fix-Up

You know the drill: You get home from work, head straight to the fridge, and spend several minutes staring blankly into it, wondering what you can shove into your face to hold you over until dinner is ready.

This little routine is exactly why it's important to have your fridge stocked. And if you've ever been exposed to the wonders of Aldi, you know that their snack selection is not only amazing, but their prices are also mega-cheap.

We've rounded up our favorite Aldi snacks, which you should keep in your fridge and gorge on whenever hunger strikes.

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5 Unnecessary Items I Spent $30 on When I Broke the Cardinal Rule of Grocery Shopping — The Financial Diet

Welcome to a column from The Financial Diet, one of our very favorite sites, dedicated to money and everything it touches. One of the best ways to take charge of your financial life is through food and cooking. This column from TFD founders Chelsea Fagan and Lauren Ver Hage will help you be better with money, thanks to the kitchen. A version of this post originally appeared on The Financial Diet.

A recent shop at the grocery store revealed some upsetting truths about myself. First of all, I realized that I truly hate grocery shopping; it is boring and borderline stressful. Second of all, I realized that the cardinal rule of grocery shopping — don't go grocery shopping when you're hungry — certainly holds true.

It is one of the quickest and easiest money-saving tips people will give you. If you go to a grocery store prepared to spend on food, and are super hungry while doing so, you may find yourself loading your cart with a lot more unnecessary items than you would have if you had a full belly and the will to just stick to your list.

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