Exclusive Stories

  1. Allison Doherty, 5th grader at Jackson Elementary School in El Dorado Hills

    Art Imitates Life

    February 18, 2014

    The winners have been chosen in the 2014 Children's Heart Art Challenge, sponsored by Nugget Markets in partnership with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women program. We received more than 400 entries from local 4th and 5th grade students, and the winning masterpieces were chosen for each category.  Top prize for the category "What should you eat to keep your heart healthy and happy?" goes to Allison Doherty, 5th grader at Jackson Elementary School in El Dorado Hills. Congratulations, Allison!

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  2. Eat Like Crete

    Eat Like Crete

    February 17, 2014

    The Mediterranean diet has received quite a bit of attention lately, and with a new year, we tend to explore healthy eating options in the wake of heavy holiday indulgences. Here at Nugget Markets delis, we’ve got delicious Mediterranean specialties to get you back on track. In keeping with the Mediterranean diet’s emphasis on vegetables and whole grains, we invite you to taste our Tuscan Chickpea Salad, our Sicilian Bean Salad, our Farro Salad with Arugula and Peas, our Greek Salad, and of course, our Signature Orzo with Prosciutto. Sw eet and Sour Mushrooms and Marinated Carrots really complete our selection of offerings, many of which are vegetarian or vegan as well.

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  3. Moonshine cherries

    White Lightnin'

    February 16, 2014

    At Nugget Markets, white lightning definitely does strike twice with Ole Smoky Moonshine Cherries: fresh maraschino cherries packed in 100–proof moonshine, courtesy of Appalachian born and bred Ole Smoky Distillery ...

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  4. Paleo Bread

    You're Lookin' a Little Paleo

    February 13, 2014

    Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere, you’ve heard all about eating Paleo. Well, hunt and gather no more, as Julian Bakery’s Paleo Almond Bread and Paleo Coconut Bread are in our freezers!

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  5. A Heart for Art

    A Heart for Art!

    February 12, 2014

    The masterpieces are in and the judging has commenced in the 2014 Children's Heart Art Challenge!  We invited local 4th and 5th grade classes from schools near each of our stores to participate in our art contest, sponsored by Nugget Markets in partnership with The American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign.

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  6. Culture Shock

    Celebrate National Froyo Day with a Local Froyo Sandwich... or Cup

    February 6, 2014

    Culture Shock started out as a family-owned-and-opereated frozen yogurt shop in the Auburn/Grass Valley area. Now we've got their treats in our stores!

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  7. Deer Creek Seven Year Proprietor's Grand Reserve Cheddar

    Seven Year Itch

    February 3, 2014

    Cheddar has approximately 7 grams of protein per ounce (about 15% of the Daily Value). For a delicious way to get your protein try our newest cheddar, the Deer Creek Seven Year Proprietor’s Grand Reserve Cheddar.

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  8. Black Tea Containing about half the caffeine of coffee and twice that of green tea, black tea is the most common tea in North America and boasts numerous health benefits. Try Ginger Peach Longevity Tea.

    Long Live the Republic!

    January 31, 2014

    In 1992, a tea revolution began, sparked by The Republic of Tea (a socially and environmentally responsible business), with a mission to see splendid world teas “steaming in the cups of men, women and children everywhere.” Here, courtesy of The Republic of Tea, we bring you a glossary of teas for two (or more!). See a few you’d like to try? We serve The Republic of Tea selections by the cup at our coffee bar!

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  9. Tea Time

    Tea Time

    Health Notes from Dr. Liz

    January 30, 2014

    Besides water, tea is by far the world’s most popular beverage. Tea drinking, a common ritual in many countries offering guests a welcome or an afternoon spot of relaxation, is also a good practice for your health. “Tea” tea (green, black, white and oolong—all from the same tropical Camellia sinensis plant) along with herbal teas come from plants, which contain powerful health boosting antioxidant compounds. Here’s a quick run down on tea types and benefits.

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  10. Nutiva Coconut Oil

    The Handy Dandy Coconut

    January 30, 2014

    Slather it, bake with it, cook with it, moisturize with it—there’s more to a coconut than just a cream pie, it’s a great massage oil and moisturizer for dry and sensitive skin. Nutiva Organic Extra Virgin Coconu t Oil isn’t bleached nor refined, contains no added chemicals and is cold–pressed to retain nutrients.

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