THIS WEEK I DECIDED TO TAKE ON THE CHALLENGE OF STARTING TO MAKE A HEALTHY CHILI AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO JUNK FOOD FOR THE BIG GAME. THE FIRST TRIP TO THE LOCAL GROCERY STORE REVEALED SOME GOOD AND BAD THINGS.
The first item I looked for was an organic crushed tomato paste. Eden was happy to oblige with an outstanding choice.
When you’re shopping for something like tomato paste, you want a very short label. Some like this
What you’re not looking for in something from a can is usually something like this. It’s hard to find a long label that isn’t going to start pilling up the wheat, soy, and corn ingredients. Not to mention the canola oil… YUCK