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Nutrition /Wine & Spirits

Summery Social Drinks

There’s nothing better in the summer months than sipping a refreshing beverage while reading a book in the sun, sitting poolside or hosting a backyard barbecue with friends and family. Beat the heat this summer with these guilt-free summer mocktails, or make them as cocktails with some spirit suggestions from our Wine & Spirits expert, Andrew Robbins.

Great cocktails need a great snack, right? Watch our registered dietitians, Chef Julie and Lauren, walk through a …

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Meet the Dietitians /Nutrition

Like natural and organic? Then you’ll love this

Festival Foods has long been dedicated to providing guests a wide range of natural and organic offerings. Now we’re taking that commitment a step further by giving our guests access to a new publication focused on this growing area of interest.

It’s our “Natural and Organic Living Magazine,” a 32-page publication that will be available in our stores — except for Holmen and Fort Atkinson — beginning Thursday, July 2. Not only will it have …

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Nutrition

Herb Your Enthusiasm!

Herb You Enthusiasm! #festfoods

Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme – not just a Simon & Garfunkel album. Not just ingredients to skip over in a recipe. Not just components of a homeopathic tincture remedy. No way, folks. Herbs make a much bigger impact on flavor, health, and nutrition than we realize. Let’s talk about it.

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Events /Nutrition

Gear up for Father’s Day Grilling!

The Main Event

The third Sunday in June is a day devoted to dads, and a great barbecue! At Festival, we have ALL your needs covered to host a fun Father’s Day cookout. Fire up the grill, and let’s get cookin’!

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Grocery /Nutrition /The Hot Dish

Chef Julie Andrews: Winner of Nestle recipe contest

We’re excited to tell you that our chef, Julie Andrews, is the grand prize winner of the Nestlé Balance Your Plate Recipe Contest. Her winning recipe put a new spin on the well-known Lean Cuisine® Spinach Artichoke Ravioli.

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After a rigorous scoring and testing process, Julie’s recipe for Spinach Artichoke Mini Layered Ravioli Cups made with Lean Cuisine® Spinach Artichoke Ravioli won …

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Nutrition

Tips for Fabulous Gluten Free Cooking

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Cooking gluten free doesn’t have to be taste free or fun free! If you have recently been diagnosed with Celiac disease, cooking gluten free can seem like a daunting task. And if you are a seasoned gluten free cook, you know that finding tasty recipes is not always easy! Here are a few tips and tricks to get you on the right track, or to spice …

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Eating Gluten Free /Meat & Seafood /Nutrition /Produce

Follow me for Gluten Free at Festival!

celiac awareness #festfoods

If you’re a gluten free shopper, you know the drill when you’re grocery shopping. You know which products to avoid, and which departments have gluten free offerings.

For even more details about great must-have gluten free products in our stores, our registered dietitians Stephanie Schultz and Lauren Lindsley appeared this week on WFRV’s Local 5 Live to talk about some quality options.

Even …

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Events /Mark Skogen /Nutrition

Racing (and fueling) with Festival Foods

With the warm weather finally here, plenty of road races are happening across Wisconsin.

Festival Foods is thrilled to be among the sponsors of many of these great events, including the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon and the Eau Claire Marathon, which were both held in May. (You definitely know we’re there when you see our Big Cart nearby.)

Our company also is a big supporter of the Bellin Run, which is set for June 13, …

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Nutrition

Gluten Free Nutrition GPS

Maybe you’ve heard that eliminating gluten in the diet promotes weight loss. It seems as if many are beginning to associate the gluten free diet with weight loss rather than the medical condition, like celiac disease, for which it’s prescribed. While several naturally gluten free foods are very good for us, like fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, nuts, lean meats and dairy, many gluten free products have the same, if not more calories than products with …

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Nutrition

Join us for Celiac Awareness Month 2015!

We are excited to announce the kick-off of Celiac Awareness Month at Festival Foods! Whether you are a newly diagnosed celiac, a seasoned gluten free shopper, or even if you’re just looking out for a celiac friend or family member, we want to celebrate our valued gluten free guests. Keep an eye out for product giveaways, sales on gluten free items, and gluten free fun facts all month long! Here’s how you can make sure …

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