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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: GoodBelly Probiotic Juice Drinks

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We’ve all heard the expression, “go with your gut,” and this month’s pick exemplifies that well-known phrase. More and more research is pointing towards gut bacteria as the key players in digestive and immune system health. When the gut’s good bacteria is in balance, our immune systems can fight off harmful bacteria, and we can absorb nutrients better. These little guys are affected by age, …

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Natural and Organic Magazine: August issue

In June, we told you about a great offering now in our stores that provides information about our Natural and Organic foods and offers great deals on those items.

It’s the “Natural and Organic Living Magazine,” a 32-page publication available in our stores — except for Holmen and Fort Atkinson. It also has loads of information from our team of dietitians.

The August issue is in stores now and it’s got another lineup of great …

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Events /Grocery /Natural Foods /Nutrition
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We all scream for ice cream!

We all scream for ice cream! #FestFoods

 

Our Favorite Store-Bought Ice Creams & Frozen Yogurts

The ice cream and frozen yogurt section of our stores is a great place to use the NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System to sort through the endless options! When it comes to ice cream, EDY’S® SLOW CHURNED® Light Ice Cream has less fat and fewer …

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Eating Gluten Free /Natural Foods /The Dietitian’s Top Pick
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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Inko’s® Organic White Teas

Inko’s® Organic White Teas #festfoods

It’s July. It’s hot. And it seems like we cannot get enough to drink! It’s so important to stay hydrated in the summer months, but I’ll admit it – drinking plain old water can get boring. What about trying something that’s not only cool and refreshing, but also flavorful and packed with antioxidants?

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Grocery /Natural Foods /Produce
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Construction at our De Pere store

If you shop our De Pere location, you’re likely noticing a few ‘pardon our dust’ signs when you come into the store as well as a large fence in the parking lot.

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That’s because we’ve got a lot of great things on the way.

Our commitment to bringing our guests an excellent selection of natural and organics products, which includes many gluten …

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Get a Little or Get a Lot- Buying Bulk is Easy as 1-2-3!

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Have you ever purchased any bulk foods from Festival’s Natural Foods Department? If not, please give it a try! There are many reasons to purchase Bulk Foods; here are just a few:

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What’s the hot product that everyone is buying?

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It’s Kale! Kale is certainly not a new item but anything containing kale certainly is certainly hot right now. Whether fresh, frozen or in the form of a snack, kale is flying off the shelves.

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May is Celiac Awareness Month

If you’re following a gluten-free diet, then Festival Foods has you covered! Not only do we have an extensive offering of gluten-free foods in our Natural & Organic department, but we make it easy for you to find the most nutritious foods at the best price! How do we do that? Well, to start we provide point-of-purchase nutrition information via the NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System for our guests! NuVal looks at over 30 …

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16 Ways to Use Quinoa

Quinoa has become a top-selling item in our Natural and Organic Foods department so I thought I would write a blog about what it is and ways to use it. My research led me to Anne at http://domesblissity.blogspot.com/. Her blog is excellent and this post about Quinoa is exactly what I was looking to write. I contacted her to see if I could just borrow her post rather than doing it all myself and she …

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Gluten-Free Holiday

If you are serving a group of people during the holidays, chances are you will have a guest or two with a special needs diet. Gluten free, low-sodium, low-fat, lactose intolerant, shellfish and other food allergies are just a few challenges that the host/hostess might want to consider when menu planning. In addition you might also have vegans, vegetarians, or low carb eaters!

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