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Education
Ever look at the array of dried organic beans in the bulk section and think to yourself, "Boy, those are pretty, but I don't know how to use them." I know I used to. Just look at them...  Wonder no more. Our friends at Delicious Living have spilled the beans on this easy cook-your-own method. So why do the work for dried beans when you could buy canned? You're in control of all of the ingredients There's less packaging waste -- especially when buying in bulk They're more budget-friendly Ready to jump on the dried bean bandwagon? You can find them in the bulk bins in [...]
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Education, Nutrition
Big thank you to Megan in Basking Ridge for leading our very first back-to-school class! Megan shared with us how to survive the school year naturally with healthful foods, immunity-boosting habits, and natural first-aid remedies for illnesses and injuries that seem to go hand-in-hand with the school year. Here are some key takeaways from the presentation:    1. Food is MedicineEat protein and good fats for energy, brain fuel, and focus. Good sources of this can be found in: avocado, coconut oil, omega 3 supplements and fish/flax oil.  2. Eat the Rainbow Purples and Blues: Blueberries, eggplant, plums, acai, elderberries High anthocyanin content Antioxidants that support a healthy heart Green: Kale, broccoli, cabbage, bok [...]
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Education
A huge thank you to Dr. Minal Vazirani for coming out and teaching us how food can be medicine. We are so thankful for her knowledge and couldn't help but share some key points with you. We loved the start of the presentation with these incredible quotes:  " He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skills of the physician.”- Ancient Chinese Proverb "When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need"- Ancient Ayurvedic Proverb “Eat Food. Not Too much. Mostly Plants.”- Michael Pollan, renowned food expert/ journalist, 2007 AD “The Gut is NOT like Las Vegas; [...]
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Education
Kierra is 21 years old and a part time employee at Dean’s. She used to work at a national fast food chain where she felt trapped with highly toxic, unhealthy food. Since coming to Dean’s, she feels her health took a 180° turn. Here’s her story: Brittany: When did you make the switch and by “the switch” what does that mean? Kierra: When I started working at Dean’s, I decided to make the switch to a healthier lifestyle. Dean’s customers and employees motivated me, and realized I could do this. I started by moving away from eating all processed foods to mostly unprocessed [...]
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Food & Recipes
When you think about football, healthy food isn't usually the first thing to come to mind. In fact, the average American eats about a day's worth of calories during the Big Game. That's why we're dedicating this week's produce sale to helping you make healthier choices this Sunday. Here are 5 game day recipes to try using our organic sale produce. 1. Organic Avocados Avocados are low in sugar and contain fiber, which helps you feel full longer (a must when surrounded by food all day)! These Guacamole Deviled Eggs are sure to keep you satisfied during the game. Sale Price: 4/$5 2. Organic Broccoli Who [...]

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