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  1. Bye-Bye Boring Beverages

    Zing Anything! Infusers

    September 5, 2015

    No one said drinking water has to be boring — why not liven up that plain old H2O by infusing it with fresh fruit or vegetable flavors? We love the water bottles made by Zing Anything!, which come with built-in infusers that you can use to add flavor to water while you drink it. The Citrus Zinger is designed to press lemons, limes, clementines or other citrus slices directly into your water bottle, or try the Zing 54 Carafe to add fruit, vegetable, herb or spice flavors via a specially designed muddling wand. 

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  2. Labor Day Grilling with Fruit!

    Health Notes from Dr. Liz

    September 4, 2015

    With summer coming to an end and school back in session, a backyard BBQ makes for a great celebration. This Labor Day, grill a dessert! A welcome change from cakes, cookies and pie is fresh grilled fruit. By taking advantage of summer’s sweet bounty of fruit, you not only add health-boosting nutrients to your meal but also save on time and money.

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  3. Round Up: The Best Veggie Burgers

    Vegetarian Grilling Options from our Frozen Foods Department

    September 3, 2015

    Labor Day is upon us, and many of us will be celebrating the unofficial end of summer with one last big cookout. We love summer grilling, and we want to make sure everyone has something delicious to cook over the coals this Labor Day, including non-meat-eaters! We put together this round up of our favorite veggie burgers from our frozen section — dig in, vegetarians!

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  4. Party Down Poolside

    Govino Wine Glasses

    September 2, 2015

    Using glass stemware near the pool is usually a no-go, but isn’t a chilled glass of white wine enjoyed poolside on a summer evening one of life’s little luxuries? Enter Govino wine glasses, which are indeed not glass but instead an ultra-thin, flexible BPA-free polymer. 

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  5. Pinkies Down, Please

    Underwood Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris in Cans

    September 1, 2015

    Have you heard about the “Pinkies Down” campaign? The ultra-cool winemakers at Oregon’s Union Wine Co. started this trend, which encourages wine drinkers to focus more on the craft of winemaking, and less on the stuffiness and pretension that sometimes accompanies wine connoisseurship. In that spirit, they’ve released two of their most popular wines, Underwood Pinot Noir and Pinor Gris, packaged in aluminum cans.

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  6. Check Out these Late Summer Gems

    Local Summer Squash

    August 29, 2015

    We might be well into late summer, but the bounty of the season just keeps on coming in Northern California. Now is the perfect time to check out the local summer squash available in our produce department: we have yellow crookneck, zucchini and eightball varieties on hand that are super-delicious this time of year. 

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  7. Keep Your Child's Immune Strong

    Health Notes from Dr. Liz

    August 28, 2015

    What parent hasn’t struggled with their child being “sick again” and missing another day of school? Every year, children suffer from more colds than adults and have a myriad of other illness from flu to skin infections that make for numerous trips to the physician’s office.

    You can enhance your child’s ability to ward of colds, flu and more by including immune boosting foods along with some lifestyle changes. Here are the top four must-do’s to boost your child’s immune health...

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  8. Don’t Miss the Most Important Meal of the Day

    Breakfast Options from our Frozen Section

    August 27, 2015

    Back to school time might mean slightly more hectic mornings, but it shouldn’t mean skipping breakfast altogether in your rush to get out the door. Try some of our favorite quick-and-easy breakfast options from our frozen foods section to help keep your morning on track... 

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  9. Reduce Waste with Reusable Bags

    Fluf Lunch Bags and Snack Packs

    August 25, 2015

     Instead of sending your little ones to school with their afternoon meal in a paper bag or plastic baggie, try reducing waste this year with reusable options from Fluf. They make big lunch bags and snack packs using 100 percent certified organic cotton, which is pre-shrunk and machine washable. These bags are wipeable, rinseable and have a tested food-safe lining — and they’re also printed with low-impact, AZO-free dyes, meeting the highest safety standards. 

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  10. Oatmeal with berries

    Three Must Have Eats for Kids’ Breakfasts and Lunches

    Health Notes from Dr. Liz

    August 24, 2015

    As summertime bliss winds down, families are getting back into their Fall routines. As you bring structure back into your lives, don’t forget that fueling your children with the right foods is crucial. Here are must-have eats for your children to supply three crucial nutrients that most kids fall short on in their diets: fiber, protein and calcium. 

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