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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 awesome Melon Mozzarella Basil Bites!

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Eat Well Wednesday: Ginger Root Beer Floats

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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 of my childhood are long

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Eat Well Wednesday: Easy BBQ Potatoes + GIVEAWAY!

Easy BBQ Potatoes #festfoods

I don’t know how you celebrate the 4th of July holiday weekend, but mine always involves family, friends and, of course, food that’s hot off the grill! If your upcoming Independence Day plans include grilling as well, then this recipe for Easy BBQ Potatoes is just what you need to round out your holiday meal! Whether you’re grilling up Cedar Plank Salmon, Mozzarella

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Eat Well Wednesday: Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Salsa

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Have you ever eaten blueberries and corn together? I know… it seems like a strange combination, but trust me; these two are a match made in heaven! Fresh, sweet kernels of corn pair perfectly with juicy blueberries to create a unique and delicious blend of flavors and textures. If you don’t believe me quite yet, maybe this Corn & Blueberry Salad will convince you otherwise.

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Eat Well Wednesday: Baked Mozzarella Sticks

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Happy June Dairy Month! In celebration of the Dairy Days of Summer, we’re sharing some delicious recipes with you that (thanks to dairy!) are packed with protein and other essential nutrients like calcium, magnesium, and vitamins A and B12. Herb Chicken Mediterranean Pizza and Cheesy Broccoli Chicken Mac are great main dish recipes that use a variety of flavorful cheeses, while Quinoa Caprese Salad and Grilled

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Eat Well Wednesday: Grilled Shrimp & Peach Kabobs

Grilled Shrimp & Peach Kabobs #festfoods

I’ve been on a kabob kick lately! They’re incredibly easy to prepare, fun to make and eat, and endlessly versatile. In the mood for chicken? Thread chunks of breast meat with your favorite vegetables and toss on the grill (like these Lemon-Herb Chicken & Veggie Kabobs). Is pork calling your name? Grilled Aloha Pork Kabobs are a tasty combination of lean pork

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Eat Well Wednesday: Baby Red Potato Salad

Baby Red Potato Salad #festfoods

Potato salad is the ultimate summer cookout side dish. Whether it’s our famous Festival’s Own Potato Salad, our Eat Well Potato Salad, or a special family recipe that’s been passed on through the generations, potato salad is perfect paired with sandwiches, burgers, brats, or your favorite food from the grill. So, with the summer cookout season just beginning, we’re sharing a new

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Eat Well Wednesday: Frozen Grape & Banana Skewers

Frozen Grape & Banana Skewers #festfoods

This weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and luckily Mother Nature has decided to cooperate! Sunshine and 70 degree weather means that many of us will be spending the three-day weekend outside grilling and having fun with friends and family… and, of course, enjoying some of our favorite frozen treats to stay cool :) Rather than tame your sweet tooth

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Eat Well Wednesday: Watermelon & Cucumber Salad

Watermelon & Cucumber Salad #festfoods

Did you know that watermelon is a member of the botanical family Curcurbitaceae, meaning it’s a cousin to the cucumber?! Watermelon and cucumber may seem like somewhat of an odd combination; but considering their family ties, these two actually complement each other really well. So, this week we’re bringing you a recipe that combines these two produce items together in an incredibly

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Eat Well Wednesday: Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges #festfoods

With temperatures finally reaching the 70’s last week, I think it’s safe to say that grilling season is officially here! When planning for a backyard barbecue, most people have an easy time deciding what kind of protein to toss on the grill: kabobs, salmon, Dad’s Chicken Breasts, hamburgers (or meatless ones like these Black Bean Veggie Burgers!), etc. Often times the tricky

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