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Let’s Talk Turkey!

According to the National Turkey Federation, nearly 88% of Americans eat turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, meaning that in 2011 approximately 736 million pounds of turkey were consumed in a single day. That’s a LOT of turkey! While turkey is practically synonymous with Thanksgiving, it’s a versatile and healthy meat that can have its place on the menu year-round. Curious about the answers to some of your most common turkey-related questions? Read on for more info!

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Pumpkin: Not just for dessert!

October is in full swing, which means pumpkin is on the menu: Pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin bars, cookies and cakes… Do you see a common theme here? Pumpkin certainly reigns supreme when it comes to fall desserts! But try not to pigeonhole pumpkin only as an ingredient in your favorite fall sweet treats. It’s very versatile and can add a lot of high quality nutrition to your dinner plate as well! A 1/2 cup

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Eat Well at Festival Foods: Trade-Up Taco Night!

Have you had the chance to check out the Eat Well at Festival Foods feature in this week’s ad? If not, you can see it here!

The “Eat Well at Festival Foods” ad feature is a relatively new program that we are proud to be able to share with you! This is a special in our weekly ad in which our Registered Dietitians create a “simple [meal] solution for a healthier you!” In the past

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Healthy Lunch Box 101

It’s back to school season, which means packed lunches are back on the menu! Preparing a nutritious, easy school lunch that your kids will enjoy can be a daunting task; but, with a little guidance you too can get an A+ this school year! And keep in mind, packed lunches aren’t just for kids! You can save big on your budget (and waistline) by following these family-friendly tips as well![Read More]

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Pack Up Some Cool Fuel to Beat the Summer Heat!

Here in Wisconsin we’re lucky enough to have “The Waterpark Capital of the World” right in our backyard, along with many other water and amusement parks just a short drive away. While a day trip to one of these places can be a ton of fun on a hot summer day, I always seem to get discouraged by the limited number of healthier food options available

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Eat Well at Festival Foods

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This week’s ad is chock-full of healthy items for your grocery cart; so if you haven’t checked it out yet, click here to take a peek. This week you’ll find items like Copper River Salmon, Gold N Plump boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grapes, and potatoes on sale. In addition, you will notice our second Eat Well at Festival Foods ad included as a special feature!

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Fresh Ideas for Your Grill

School is officially out for the summer and so are grills for most people! When you hear the words grill or cook out, foods that often come to mind are proteins – burgers, brats, steaks, chicken, and fish. Some people like to talk about their favorite grilled vegetable recipes, but rarely do I hear people talking about their favorite grilled fruit. If you’ve never tried fruit on the grill before, I highly recommend it!

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Naturally Nutritious and Gluten-Free

Many of us have a friend or family member that follows a gluten-free diet. For some, it’s for personal beliefs, for others it makes them feel better. As May is Celiac Awareness Month, we wanted to provide a few ideas for naturally nutritious, gluten-free foods for those individuals following an everyday gluten-free diet. For those of you who don’t know, Celiac disease is a genetic disease

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Are You “Toting” Around A Foodborne Illness?

Reusable grocery tote bags have become increasingly popular over the last several years, and rightly so! These bags are incredibly durable (they don’t break open like paper or plastic and leave your food scattered all over the floor!), they’re environmentally friendly (think of how many fewer plastic bags would end up in landfills if everyone used reusable bags), and you have to admit, they’re just plain old cool (especially our Reusable NuVal® Cherry and Cucumber

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Introducing Eat Well at Festival Foods!

Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? To celebrate, we are pleased to introduce Eat Well at Festival Foods, FREE nutrition programming that is meant to enhance your shopping experience! Our goal is to make it easier to find more nutritious food options throughout the store and provide resources to help answer nutrition-related questions you might have.

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