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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: S&W® Canned Red Kidney Beans

S&W Canned Red Kidney Beans #festfoods

Did you know that canned foods are one of the best ways to get food from its source to your family table? Canning seals in foods’ nutrition, flavor and freshness so it’s there for you anytime. Many canned fruits and vegetables, like S&W® Canned Red Kidney Beans, are harvested at their peak of ripeness and canned within hours.

 

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Essential Everyday® Homemade Style Pizza Sauce

Essential Everyday Homemade Style Pizza Sauce #festfoods

Pizza is one of my absolute favorite foods. With a wide variety of topping combinations, it is definitely a food that I will never get bored eating. I also love that I can make it good-for-me by simply building a better pizza. Check out the video below to watch me and fellow Festival Dietitian, Stephanie, in pizza-making action!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Ian’s® Whole Wheat Panko Breadcrumbs

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Looking for simple ways to add whole grains and fiber to your favorite meals? This week’s pick, Ian’s® Whole Wheat Panko Breadcrumbs, is made with whole wheat flour, making them better-for-you breadcrumbs. These whole wheat panko breadcrumbs bring a light and crispy crunch to your plate while absorbing less grease than traditional panko breadcrumbs. Find Ian’s® Whole Wheat Panko Breadcrumbs in the Natural & Organic Department

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Nestlé® Toll House® Dark Chocolate Morsels

Nestle Toll House Dark Chocolate Morsels #festfoods

I love Valentine’s Day. There’s something about all the red, pink, hearts, flowers, cards and chocolates that makes me so happy. Another thing that makes me very happy is that dark chocolate has some pretty great health benefits. Dark chocolate is also known as “bittersweet” or “semisweet” chocolate and contains a higher percentage of cocoa solids and minimal added sugar.

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Godshall’s Turkey Bacon

Godshall’s Turkey Bacon #festfoodsAs a Registered Dietitian, it’s not every day that I’m telling people about my favorite bacon. My friends and family would vouch that I steer clear of almost everything that contains bacon … until now. This week’s pick, Godshall’s Turkey Bacon, is a mouthwatering bacon option that I can feel good about eating!

Godshall’s Turkey Bacon is made from cured turkey thighs that are

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Eat Well Lime Black Bean Fiesta Salad

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We all know that Super Bowl Sunday is not just about the game – it’s also about the food and festivities! In honor of the big game, I’m sharing one of our favorite Eat Well salads that makes the perfect ingredient in tons of fabulous football recipes. It’s the Eat Well Lime Black Bean Fiesta Salad from our deli department at Festival Foods!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: POM Wonderful® 100% Pomegranate Juice

POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice #festfoods

Have you ever tried a pomegranate? Each pomegranate fruit contains hundreds of delicious seeds that are fun to eat and packed with vitamin C to help ward off colds, which is especially important this time of year! While I love snacking on the seeds, sometimes I don’t have time to slice up a plump pomegranate. My solution: POM Wonderful® 100% Pomegranate Juice.

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: East Wind Almond Butter – No Salt

East Wind Almond Butter-No Salt #festfoods

Have you tried almond butter? Right up there with beloved peanut butter, almond butter is one of my favorite foods. With a similar texture, the taste profile is just a tad bit nuttier and richer than peanut butter. Both butters are packed with protein and heart healthy fats; however, almond butter has a little more vitamin E, calcium and iron. Whether you’re

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Gerber’s Amish Farm Ground Chicken

Gerber's Amish Farm Ground Chicken #festfoods

Do you ever stop and think, “Where did this food come from?” I love reading the stories of food companies and how their products are produced. After buying Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken over and over again, I decided to look into the story of their chicken. Gerber Poultry, Inc. is located in the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country. Their chickens are raised

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Essential Everyday® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Is your kitchen stocked with olive oil? Celebrity Chef and talk show host Rachael Ray coined the phrase “E-V-O-O” when referring to Extra Virgin Olive Oil in her recipes. As Festival Dietitians, we love using EVOO and are sharing 7 things you should know about this week’s pick, Essential Everyday® Extra Virgin Olive Oil!

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