Daily Dish the Nugget Markets blog

 
  1. Peaches and Nectarines and apricots, oh my!

    May 27, 2015

    Stone fruit season is upon us and we can’t get enough of these sweet, ripe, juicy fruits, because they’re not only mouthwateringly delicious, they're healthy too. According to Dr. Liz Applegate, Director of Sports Nutrition at UC Davis, nectarines are loaded with potassium, vitamin C and carotenes, and their fuzzy relatives, peaches, supply a wealth of potassium and fiber. Dr. Liz Applegate also says that three lusciously sweet apricots supply almost 80% of the Daily Value for vitamin A as beta carotene, which helps to promote both eye and heart health. Don’t feel guilty enjoying these sweet sweet stone fruits this spring!

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  2. Unbound Pickling hickory-smoked pickles

    Go out of bounds with Unbound Pickling!

    May 26, 2015

    Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Unbound Pickling brings to market high-quality, pickled, seasonal vegetables and herbs combined with natural ingredients, made in small artisan batches and hand packed.

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  3. Watermelon and mint salad

    Watermelon & Mint Salad

    May 25, 2015

    Made fresh in our chef led kitchens, juicy watermelon, fresh mint and sharp shaved onions are lightly dressed in a sweet balsamic reduction to create our Watermelon and Mint salad.

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  4. Citrus Brews

    May 24, 2015

    The latest smokin’ hot style of beer right now is known as "shandy" or "radler". Usually a 50/50 blend of citrus juices, like lemonade or grapefruit juice, this beer packs a wonderful sweet/sour component along with lower alcohol levels. The result is a refreshing beer that’s perfect for the warm weather months and your favorite barbeque. Keep an eye out for Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 6-packs, The Traveler Illusion Grapefruit 6-packs, Schofferhofer Grapefruit 16-ounce can, and the Leinenkugels Summer Shandy 12-packs.

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  5. Lifefactory wine glasses

    Glasses for Life

    May 23, 2015

    Motivated to prevent exposure of harmful chemicals and plastics to infants, Lifefactory launched health-conscious and safe baby bottles in 2007. Since then, Lifefactory has expanded its product line to include a variety of bottles and glassware.

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  6. Cherries in a metal bowl

    Spring Superfood Series: Cherries

    May 22, 2015

    Sweet, juicy cherries. These delicious orbs contain the same anthocyanidin compounds as blueberries which gives cherries their rich color and strong antioxidant capacity, helpful in fending off age-related diseases like cancer. Studies show that cherries’ antioxidant powers may also help runners recover more quickly from marathons and other endurance running efforts. Drinking fresh made cherry juice daily, several days prior to a marathon, and a few days post race helps prevent muscle damage and soreness.

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  7. Fresh to Market Sausage for the Season

    May 21, 2015

    Our Fresh to Market handmade sausage is the perfect entrée for summer grilling. Our Fresh to Market sausages are handmade in–house by our own meat department associates using our signature recipes. Our recipes use the finest ingredients and spices, hand–mixed with our quality ground pork shoulder or ground chicken thighs. We have more than 20 different varieties that we can make, and we generally have 8 to 12 different varieties to choose from in our fresh meat cases.

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  8. Eat Veggies with your Yogurt

    May 20, 2015

    Blue Hill Yogurt is a tasty and nutritious yogurt made with 100% grass-fed cow milk and naturally sweet vegetables. Known for being the first savory yogurt, Blue Hill yogurt is available in unique flavors such as beet, carrot, and butternut squash! With omega-3 fatty acids, anti-inflammatory properties, calcium and probiotics, Blue Hill yogurt provides a delicious yogurt with great nutritional value.

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  9. The Better Choice is The Better Chip

    May 19, 2015

    At the Better Chip, simple ingredients and bold flavor are important. Utilizing farm-fresh ingredients, The Better Chip delivers chip varieties that are great for snacking and pairing with your favorite dip. Produced with red-ripened jalapeno peppers smoked over wood chips, The Better Chip’s Chipotle and Sea Salt chip variety has a rich smoky flavor with warm lingering heat. The Better Chip has more delicious varieties in store, so stop by and give them a try!

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  10. There's Something in the Coconut Water

    May 18, 2015

    Naturally sweet, with amazing flavor and a soft mouthfeel, Harmless Harvest’s 100% Raw Coconut Water is real water from organic, fresh, young, coconuts.   Choose from flavors like cinnamon and clove, dark cacao, and raw.  Sustainably harvested and made from young, green, hand-picked coconuts from old-growth organic groves, these coconut waters are picked and bottled at the perfect moment for peak nutrient levels. 

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