Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding with Raspberry-Cashew Cream

Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding #festfoods

I was a little skeptical when I first saw chia seed pudding. It does, in fact, have a very interesting appearance. I’ve used chia seeds in smoothies, yogurt and oatmeal for an extra pop of crunch and fiber, but was hesitant to try the pudding {even though it resembles tapioca, and boy do I love tapioca}!

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Eat Well Wednesday: Beer Glazed Chicken Brat Skewers

Beer Glazed Chicken Brat Skewers #festfoods

Now that we’re about halfway into summer, are you finding yourself in a grilling rut too?? We’ve had plenty of time to cook up the standard burgers, brats, and hot dogs, so it’s time to freshen things up with a new recipe!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Dole® Fruit Smoothie Shakers


I’m a big fan of smoothies, especially in the warm, summer months. Smoothies serve as a great breakfast on-the-go, mid-afternoon pick-me-up, or post work-out snack. I enjoy coming up with new creations using all sorts of ingredients, like frozen yogurt, peanut butter, flaxseed meal, orange juice and a variety of fresh, summer fruits and veggies. (Yes… I said veggies! Check out this

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Triscuit Brown Rice Baked with Sweet Potato & Roasted Sweet Onion Crackers

Triscuit Brown Rice Baked with Sweet Potato & Roasted Sweet Onion Crackers #festfoodsWho doesn’t love a good summertime snack? With pool days, barbecues, campfires and sporting events, we have plenty of good reasons to snack during the summer. When shopping for my most recent outdoor gathering, a new cracker caught my eye: Triscuit Brown Rice Baked with Sweet Potato & Roasted Sweet Onion.

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Yukon Gold Hash with Leeks, Greens and Over-Easy Eggs

Yukon Gold Hash #festfoods

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a meal that uses simple ingredients, is quick to make, and tastes delicious! Hash (sautéed potatoes and veggies, often made with meat too) is one of my favorite ways to accomplish this. By dicing up my favorite seasonal veggies and cooking them with golden potatoes, I can have a nutritious and

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Eat Well Wednesday: Melon Mozzarella Basil Bites

Melon Mozzarella Basil Bites #festfoods

Happy Melon Fest!! This week at Festival Foods we’re celebrating summer by highlighting all the delicious melons we have available in our produce department. Stop by between 11 AM and 6 PM daily to sample some of these mouthwatering melons, and be sure to pick up a couple while they’re on sale so you can make these

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Eat Well Wednesday: Ginger Root Beer Floats


Root beer floats are one of those sweet treats that instantly transport me back to my childhood. After playing out in the sun all afternoon on a hot summer day, nothing tasted more refreshing than some vanilla ice cream topped off with a dose of fizzy root beer. (The icy chunks that formed were always my favorite!) Now that the days

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Grilled Fruit Kabobs with Chocolate Yogurt Dip


Summer is officially here, and what better way to enjoy it than barbequing with friends and family?! One of my favorite foods to grill is fruit {the grill isn’t just for meat and veggies}! Grilled fruit kabobs make the perfect sweet ending to any summer meal. And you finish the meal just how you started it – next to the barbeque!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Zevia® All Natural, Zero Calorie Soda + Text 2 Win CONTEST!

zevia #festfoods

The hot season has finally arrived here in Wisconsin! One of my favorite things to do in summer is to sit outside in the sunshine with a good book and refreshing beverage. Lately, I’ve been reaching for a sweet, bubbly Zevia® Zero Calorie Soda. I know what you’re thinking… a Dietitian drinking SODA?! Well, let me tell you why Zevia®

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Kids Come First at Festival Foods!

School’s out for the summer! Most family schedules fill up quickly during the summer with vacations, summer camps, summer sports leagues, and various local events. No matter how busy you and your family are this summer, we know you will still need to buy groceries! While you spend an hour or two of your week at Festival Foods, don’t forget to take advantage of a few of our services that

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