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  1. Happy National Ice Cream Day!

    Fresh To Market Ice Cream

    July 19, 2015

    No need to scream, we have 6 delicious varieties of Fresh To Market Ice Cream that will make celebrating #NationalIceCreamDay worth it! Can't decide which flavor? Make the ultimate ice cream cone using a scoop of each Fresh To Market flavor!

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  2. Health Notes from Dr. Liz: Micro Greens

    Basil, Cilantro, Kale, Rainbow Mix and Gold Pea Shoots

    July 18, 2015

    These tiny seedlings are BIG on health-boosting nutrition. Compared to the mature versions of kale, basil, cilantro and other greens, micro greens boast anywhere from twice to five times the levels of phytonutrients, which are believed to ward off age-related ailments such as cancer and Alzheimer's disease, and they’ve also been shown to protect heart and eye health. Use micro greens in salads, stuff them into sandwiches and wraps, or use them to top tacos — then sit back and enjoy the huge health benefits!

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  3. Oh La La!! French Cheese!

    Health Notes from Dr. Liz

    July 17, 2015

    There’s no doubt that French cheeses are lusciously delicious! But how can we rationalize their calories and fat?? According to researchers, eating French cheeses may help explain the “French Paradox,” which is the phenomenon in which the French experience lower cardiovascular rates than those of us in the US, despite their higher intake of saturated fats.

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  4. Summer Drinks at The Bar!

    July 15, 2015

    When warm summer heat hits, cruise into our coffee bar for our delicious and refreshing seasonal drinks, coolers, and shakes, made just for you!

    • Watermelon Cooler
    • Nutty Colada
    • Lava Flow
    • Mango Madness
    • Tropical Milkshake

     Escape the heat and head to our coffee bar for luscious and delicious ways to keep your cool!

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  5. Hip Chick Hooray!

    July 14, 2015

    Frozen dinners just got healthier with Hip Chick Farms! The hip chicks who co-founded, and co-own and -operate Hip Chick Farms out of Sebastopol, CA, believe food should be all-natural, sustainable and fresh. They always use Mary’s Free Range Chicken, which has no added hormones, artificial preservatives or fillers. Every product they produce is made in small batches and immediately flash-frozen to preserve texture and taste. Whether you’re craving chicken fingers, nuggets (coming soon) or meatballs, Hip Chick Farms has you covered! 

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  6. Celebrate a National Treasure

    Zespri Sungold Kiwis

    July 13, 2015

    When you think “kiwi,” you probably think “green and fuzzy,” right? But did you know that some varieties of kiwi actually have smooth skin and yellow fruit? One delicious example is the Zespri Sungold Kiwi, which, unlike its traditional green cousins, features a smooth-skinned exterior and a surprising golden center. These kiwis feature a tropical-sweet flavor that we love — they’re super refreshing on a hot summer day. 

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  7. Summertime Shrimp

    Shrimp Ceviche from our Deli

    July 12, 2015

    There’s no doubt that ceviche is a fabulous summer food — it’s cold, it’s fresh and it combines some of our favorite flavors of the season. For a hassle-free take on this summer classic, try the Shrimp Ceviche from our deli. Prepared fresh daily by Nugget Markets chefs, this ceviche combines shrimp with fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, cilantro, herbs and spices. For serving, we like ceviche paired with our Fresh to Market corn tortilla chips.

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  8. Wholesome, Delicious and Gluten-free Treats

    Pushkins Bakery

    July 11, 2015

    It all started with a chocolate chip cookie. Pushkins Bakery co-owner Olga Turner originally set out to create a wheat-free treat for a friend’s birthday, and she ended up owning the only gluten- and dairy-free bakery in the Sacramento area. Nugget carries a wide variety of Pushkins items, including gluten- and dairy-free cookies, muffins, cupcakes and breads — and their treats are so delicious, we encourage all our guests to try them, regardless of gluten sensitivity.

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  9. Vive la France! Vive Formage!

    French Cheeses from our Specialty Cheese Department

    July 10, 2015

    July 14 marks Bastille Day, a French national holiday commemorating the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution. Francophiles can celebrate by sampling some of our favorite French cheeses, available in our Specialty Cheese Department.

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  10. Cheese, Booze and Gold Medals

    State Fair Winner Pairings

    July 10, 2015

    The winners have been chosen in this year’s State Fair competitions for California’s best beers, wines and cheeses, and Nugget Markets is happy to stock many of the top finishers! We’ve put together this handy guide to pairing these award-winning cheeses, beers and wines to create true gold-medal taste!

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