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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Spring Tree® Pure Maple Syrup

Spring Tree® Pure Maple Syrup #festfoodsGrowing up, my family always looked forward to making pancakes on Saturday mornings. Saturdays just weren’t the same without pancakes, and pancakes weren’t the same without syrup! But there is pancake syrup, and then there is pure maple syrup; and that makes all the difference!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Fresh Cut Cauliflower

Fresh Cut Cauliflower #festfoodsIt’s every Dietitian’s dream come true. Cauliflower is one of the trendiest foods of 2015 and for lots of good reasons! It’s packed with nutrients like vitamins C and K, fiber, potassium and phytonutrients, which may help lower cholesterol and reduce cancer risk. Cauliflower is the new, nutrition-packed “white food”!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Buitoni® Whole Wheat Three Cheese Tortellini

Three-Cheese-Tortellini1Cheesy tortellini pasta is comfort food at its finest. Since we all have days when we’re in the mood for comfort food, I wanted to share a delicious product that puts a little better spin on the traditional tortellini dishes.

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn®

Green Giant SteamCrisp Mexicorn #festfoodsLooking for a simple way to dress up some of your dinnertime favorites? Look no further than my top pick this week, Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn®! The combination of golden whole kernel corn and red and green sweet peppers conveniently sealed in a can makes it the perfect ingredient to spice up the flavor and nutrition of your meals. Use Green Giant® SteamCrisp®

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Essential Everyday® Quartered & Marinated Artichoke Hearts

Artichoke Hearts #festfoods

We all have pantry staples that we always keep on hand at home. This week, I’m sharing an item that you’d find in my pantry, as well as Chef Julie’s – Essential Everyday® Quartered & Marinated Artichoke Hearts. Marinated artichokes are found in jars, not cans, and are firm, meaty and full of flavor! Packed with important nutrients like fiber, vitamin C and magnesium,

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Montchevré® Crumbled Goat Cheese

Montchevré Crumbled Goat Cheese #festfoods

For us Wisconsinites, the love for cheese is almost genetic. We love to eat it and we also love to wear it in the form of cheeseheads. At Festival, we share our love for cheese by offering an array of both local and imported specialty cheeses right on our cheese island near the deli department. If you haven’t visited the cheese island

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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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