Happy Trash Panda Tuesday and Happy New Year! Come each January many of us find ourselves with goals for the upcoming year and ways to better ourselves. We at Trash Panda don’t believe in restriction nor judgement, instead we focus on ingredient quality and education.
Though easier said than done, we believe big change can start with small habits. We’ve listed some of the most common New Year’s resolutions and some associated Trash Panda Approved products to make accomplishing them (hopefully) even easier.
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Eat Less Meat

Upton's Natural's Chorizo Seitan

If your goal is to eat less meat, try out vegetarianism, or try veganism, give Upton’s Naturals Seitan a try. All of their products focus on vegan values and are dedicated to simplicity in their ingredients. This Chorizo is a perfect meat substitute and worth a try even if this isn’t your resolution.

Drink Less Alcohol

Athletic Brewing Co. Run Wild IPA

If you’re looking to cut back or eliminate alcohol from your 2022 diet, we recommend Athletic Brewing Company’s Run Wild Non-Alcoholic IPA. Full-flavored, this beverage is great for beer-lovers and is very high-quality to (hopefully) make achieving your goal a little bit easier. You can purchase it here, or opt for any of these non-alcoholic drink options.

Eat More Vegetables

Tattooed Chef Cauliflower Stir Fry

A Trash Panda favorite, Tattooed Chef offers convenient meals full of vegetables. For example, this Riced Cauliflower Stir-Fry. Their products offer a unique way to increase your vegetable intake and truly enjoy them. Try out their variety pack!

Spend Less Money

Trader Joe's Coconut Cream Yogurt

Trader Joe's Rice and Quinoa Fusilli

If your goal is to be more strategic with your budget, taking a look at your grocery shopping habits can be a good place to start. Being realistic about what you will actually eat and what lasts can help stretch your groceries. Trader Joe’s offers large portions of Greek Yogurt at a low price-point, which will also keep you full with its nutritious ingredients. Trader Joe’s Brown Rice and Quinoa Fusilli Pasta is a lower-price than most other pasta alternatives, has a long shelf life, and can be used in a variety of ways. Buy it here.
Looking for more yogurt or pasta options? Check our our Trash Panda approved yogurt picks and pasta night favorites.

Eat Less Sugar

MadeGood Soft Baked Mini Cookies

Finally, if you’re looking for ways to curb your sweet tooth in 2022, we think MadeGood could be a solution for you. These soft-baked mini cookies are perfectly sweet, yet hold nutritional value from vegetables and are low in sugar. These products use whole grains and organic ingredients making them a great dessert. Try them out!
We’re looking forward to a great new year, and can’t wait to see what it holds. If we may suggest adding one more resolution… scanning more products with Trash Panda! ;)
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