Team Festival Represents!

Team Festival

Team Festival is ready for the competition to start. Look at all the yellow shirts!

I bag my own groceries when I go to the store because I enjoy it. I used to play Tetris for hours as a kid and bagging groceries sort of feels like a live, grown up version of Tetris to me. When I had the opportunity

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Pumpkin & Bean Curry

Pumpkin & Bean Curry #festfoods

Fall brings cool weather, bright colored leaves, Sunday football games and, most importantly, SOUPS and STEWS {I suppose that is debatable for some of you, but I am a foodie, so food trumps all – even football J}! I am a sucker for the heartiness of a homemade stew, especially when it is as simple as this

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Libby’s® 100% Pure Pumpkin

Libbys 100% Pure Pumpkin #festfoods

I have a confession to make; I am obsessed with PUMPKIN! All it takes is for someone to say the word, and my ears instantly perk up. I must not be the only one, as I see pumpkin flavored everything on the grocery shelves… chips, yogurt, frozen waffles, baking mixes, ice cream, coffee creamer… the list goes

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Eat Well Wednesday: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Avocado

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Avocado #festfoods

Tacos are all the rage right now and people are concocting them will all sorts of unique ingredients, including everything from fish to mushrooms! For this week’s taco recipe, we are featuring meatless ingredients that provide all the flavor of the traditional ones! And what better way to celebrate the fall season than

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There will be Trees in the Madison Festival Foods?

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When asked about our future Festival Foods store in Madison the conversation always leads to our partnership with WholeTrees Architecture & Structures. I must admit I get a bit excited when I think of how our new store will look aesthetically, but even more than that, I get excited about the opportunity for Festival Foods to serve yet another

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: In-Shell Wonderful® Pistachios Roasted & Salted + GIVEAWAY!

Pistachios #festfoods

Are you gearing up for game-day?! Whether you’re tailgating before the big game, cheering on your favorite team from the stands or having some friends over to watch on the big screen, at Festival, we’ve got you covered with better-for- you snacks that everyone will love! (CLICK HERE to see how Festival’s Dietitians tailgate at Lambeau Field!)

One of my

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Trade-Up Your Tailgate! Comment for a chance to WIN!


With football season in full swing, we hope there are some fun and spirited tailgates in your future! A great tailgate isn’t complete without friends, family and traditional football food, so let’s score some points with these touchdown trade ups. If you want to watch a healthier tailgate in action, CLICK HERE to see how Festival’s Dietitians tailgate at Lambeau Field!

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Chai Pistachio Muffins

Chai Pistachio Muffins #festfoods

There’s nothing better than diving in to a wholesome muffin; especially when I am in a rush to get out the door or to put in my lunch box for a quick mid-day snack! And these Chai Pistachio muffins are perfect, because they have the spiciness from the chai tea plus the salty crunch of the pistachios on

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Game Day “Walking Tacos”


Who doesn’t love good Mexican food? I know I do, and the fun thing about this recipe is tossing together all of my favorite Mexican ingredients with crushed up chips to make walking tacos! It reminds me of both nachos and tacos, so I feel like I’m getting the best of both worlds. And what’s even better is that I typically

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Eat Well Wednesday: Greek-Style Pork Chops with Tzatziki Sauce and Tomato Relish


In the mood for Greek food, but don’t have much time? Look no further than these pork chops with Mediterranean marinade, classic Tzatziki sauce and tomato-cucumber relish! It is fresh, savory, sweet and a little tangy, all in one dish. Pair it with pita bread or couscous to make this dish real-deal Mediterranean. Skip the gyro takeout, and make this better-for-you and

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