In Episode #18, Maxine Siegel, RD, a nutrition and food-testing expert shares eye-opening tips that make it easier to eat healthier and save money too! She spent more than two decades taste-testing hundreds of different foods and analyzing food labels for Consumer Reports. So we also asked her for her top picks in coffees, chocolates, wines, olive oils, and a lot more. Turns out, some of her favorite products of all time are money-saving store brands. Products she recommends include Trader Joe's California Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Trader Joe's dark chocolate bars, Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, and Allegro coffee. )
Plus, we cover:
The truth about sell-by dates on food. (Resource we recommend: Amazing Waste: 50 recipes to use food scraps, repurpose leftovers, and reduce food waste.)
Why you should bring your best cash-back credit cards to the airport.
A scam that can rip you off when you make a call. (For more info, check out this link on the Better Business Bureau's website.)
A money-saving trick you can use at Sephora, Ulta, and other stores that sell cosmetics.
A few of our favorite new things: Zealand Hydra flip-flops (now on sale for $20) and CannaCell Shampoo and Conditioner.