For some people grocery shopping is a simple or even enjoyable process. For others it feels almost like torture. If you’re not making a proper grocery list, chances are you’re in the second category.
Having a list is an important way to save time and money. But if that list is not well done, it may not be as much help as you would like. You can make a well thought out list that will serve you and make grocery shopping a breeze. Читать дальше “How To Organize Your Grocery List” »
Mold, bacteria, funny smells and rotting food. Sounds like your refrigerator? I hope not! But if you aren’t storing food properly you may be seeing at least some of these problems. Here are some tips on how best to store different foods to make the most of your time, food and money – not to mention avoid becoming ill. Читать дальше “How To Properly Store Food In The Refrigerator” »
The last thing you probably want to deal with is worrying about whether or not the restaurant you are at will cater to of your family’s needs. Sure, it is important to make sure that you and your spouse enjoy your meal, but what happens if your children aren’t happy? Do you want to make the effort to pile all your kids up in a car and drive someplace, only to find out that the restaurant isn’t child-friendly?
Not long ago the total number of downloads of our app grew to over 3 million and the project turned 2 years old on May 30. These two years have been full of so many interesting things and achievements: Apple made us the App of the Week in the Russian App Store, for a long period of time “Buy Me a Pie!” was the No.1 grocery list app in the world, the free version of the application took the first line of top free apps available in the App Store, and this March our team was living and working in Thailand.
Today we’re happy to announce the release of a long-awaited update, the completely new «Buy Me a Pie!» version 3.0!
We’ve all had that moment. You know the one, when someone unexpectedly shows up at your door to visit. Of course it’s lovely to see them but there is one problem… what do you feed them? Perhaps they only intended to drop by for a bit, as they just happen to be in the neighborhood. But often, time spent with friends moves very quickly and next thing you know everyone is getting hungry.
Admit it: you think it’s hard cooking for one don’t you? Yeah, it’s easy to grab some take-out, or even prepackaged dinners, but doing this on a regular basis will hurt your budget and your waistline. It doesn’t matter where you live or how limited your budget is, you can cook excellent meals for one without resorting to sandwiches. Читать дальше “How to Not Resort to Sandwiches When Cooking for One” »
We have all heard that we are supposed to pile on the vitamin C when we’re under the weather. But vitamin C isn’t just for sick people. As a matter of fact, vitamin C is an important part of keeping many parts of your body healthy.
Vitamin C is a key nutrient needed to produce the protein collagen, which gives skin its strength and firmness. It also aids in the growth of blood vessels and cells. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps skin to repair itself and slows free-radical damage. Free-radicals can lead to dry skin, fine lines and wrinkles. Research has shown that vitamin C can reverse skin damage and reduce chances and effects of sunburn. Читать дальше “Vitamin C: Why You Need It And How To Get More” »
Popcorn is a simple and delicious snack to keep around. But don’t bother with those pre-made microwave popcorn packages. They are loaded with nasty chemicals and artificial ingredients (delete them off of your grocery list app NOW). You can easily make plain popcorn at home and then dress it up any way you like.
Start with a big pack of unpopped popcorn kernels. A friend recently told me there were about 8-10 different varieties of popping corn when she went to a local farm store. Oh the possibilities! Maybe you can buy a few kinds and have fun deciding which you like best. Читать дальше “Spicy, Savory, or Sweet: Makeover Your Popcorn” »
Fat has been a bad word in the world of food for a while now. Everyone is quite afraid of consuming fat for fear of becoming fat. But the thing is, fat doesn’t make you fat. Seriously. You NEED fat.
Fat gives you energy and keeps you satisfied. And some fatty foods that were once deemed unhealthy contain important nutrients. Other nutrients are fat soluble and therefore need to be consumed with fats for your body to absorb them.