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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Dole® California Chopped Dates

Dole® California Chopped Dates #festfoods

June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month, and as a Registered Dietitian, I’m all about fresh produce. However, it is important to recognize that all forms of fruits and vegetables matter. That’s right – canned, dried, frozen, and fresh have similar nutritional values. All forms can count towards your daily recommendations for fruits and veggies!

To emphasize the “all forms matter” …

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Jennie-O® Lean Taco Seasoned Ground Turkey

Jennie-O® Lean Taco Seasoned Ground Turkey #festfoods

June is National Turkey Lover’s Month, and I definitely consider myself a turkey lover! I specifically love ground turkey, because it’s a part of all my favorite dishes – turkey burgers, turkey meatballs, turkey tacos, and the list goes on! Ground turkey is definitely my go-to lean protein, and I always keep some stocked …

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Fresh Cut Pineapple

The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Fresh Cut Pineapple #festfoods

Have you seen Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster by your favorite fruits and vegetables at Festival Foods? Festival has recently joined the eat brighter!™ movement, which is a unique and powerful partnership with Sesame Workshop and Produce Marketing Association, in collaboration with the Partnership for a Healthier America, that encourages kids ages 2–5 to eat more fresh fruits …

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Crystal Farms® Light Wisconsin String Cheese

Crystal Farms® Light Wisconsin String Cheese #festfoods

Well, it’s here – the last day of May! I’m squeezing in one last kid-friendly snack this week. And this one is special because it also helps us kick off June, which is National Dairy Month!

So, without further ado, I present to you, Crystal Farms Light Wisconsin String Cheese. Here in America’s Dairyland, cheese is a big deal! This …

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Honey Maid® Go Bites

The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Honey Maid® Go Bites #festfoods

Okay, I know that we are talking about foods for kids this month, but I have a confession: I find this week’s pick absolutely irresistible! Adults need to feed their inner child, too, right?!

 

Honey Maid Go Bites are one of the newest snacks from Nabisco®, and they are a hit! These bite-sized, crispy chocolate and vanilla-filled …

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Minute Maid® Kids +® Orange Juice Boxes

Minute Maid® Kids +® Orange Juice Boxes #festfoods

Do your kids love juice? There are lots of juice varieties on the shelf for parents to choose from; however, they’re not all created equal. Juice can sometimes have added sugar and lack in important nutrients. This week, I’m sharing a fabulous fruit juice you can feel good about giving to your kids.

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Dannon® Danimals® Smoothies

Dannon® Danimals® Smoothies #festfoods

It’s the second week of May, and that means we are rolling right along with our NuVal Moms Contest. If you’re a mom and you love using NuVal, we want to hear about it! Send your story to festsocial@festfoods.com by Friday, May 15th for a chance to WIN a $100 Festival Foods Gift Card and more!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Dole® Fruit Squish’ems!®

Dole® Fruit Squish’ems!® #festfoods

May is here and all month long we are honoring our awesome moms by featuring a product that parents and kids will love! Moms will love these products because of their great nutrition and high NuVal scores. Kids will love them because they’re fun and taste delicious. It’s a win-win! And we’re offering moms the chance to share their love for NuVal with …

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Buddig® Fix Quix™ Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

Buddig® Fix Quix™ Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

On most weekdays, I find myself losing time and energy to prepare meals. After working, exercising, and running errands, cooking dinner and preparing lunch for the next day can seem stressful. But, meal preparation just got a hundred times easier with this week’s pick, Buddig Fix Quix Grilled Chicken Breast Strips.

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves

Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves #festfoods

 

If you’re like me, you know it’s not always easy to fit in the recommended 2 cups of fruit per day. That’s why I love this week’s pick, Sun-Maid Dried Apricot Halves, which packs a full serving of fruit into just ¼ cup!

Here’s how to make some great tasting — and healthy — snack bars with the Sun-Maid Apricots.

 

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