Simplicity is a major focus for many after the New Year. Less plans, less stuff and less work. It’s almost like spring cleaning but without the chirping birds and spring thaw. Since the days are short and the winter is long, there is plenty of time to figure out ways to simplify before summer hits.
A new, healthier food truck option has sprouted for downtown diners – Green and the Grain. Green and the Grain offers, well, exactly what you’d expect. Salads and wraps make up the majority of entrees, all of which are made with fresh, organic ingredients.
The weather this weekend may feel like autumn arriving a month or two ahead of schedule, but you can still feel like 98 degrees with a summer salad. Natalie Nyhus dropped into Lunds recently, where they just launched 24 new salads.
Is it spring yet? Winter sure is dragging on, but that’s nothing new for Minnesota. As we adjust to Daylight Savings Time and yearn for blue skies, sunlight, and warmer weather, it’s a good time to strengthen our resolve and start preparing for those exciting spring days.
When you go to a restaurant, you wouldn’t sit there and order a stick of butter. You’re too smart for that, and you know there would be lots of calories and fat and few nutrients. But many of the foods we order at restaurants have more fat than a whole stick of butter.