National Nutrition Month!


Hello friends!

It’s March which means it’s almost Spring, but more importantly it means it’s National Nutrition Month! We may be bias, but March is by far our favorite month at the grocery store. Not only is it a month to celebrate food, it’s also a time to celebrate nourishing our bodies. Continue reading “National Nutrition Month!”

Vegan Living – It’s More Than Just Kale

Cash Wise
Natural Foods Manager

My career in Natural Foods is something that I happily, however accidentally, fell into, but the trend has been a part of my lifestyle for a little over 10 years. Starting in high school I decided the treatment of animals was important to me and quickly adapted to a vegan food diet. For some, a diet like this which ignores all meats (yes, this includes chicken AND fish), all dairy products, eggs, gelatin and for some, honey, sounds difficult to adhere to, and let me tell you 10-15 years ago it wasn’t easy finding a simple vegan meal in a grocery store and the big food holidays required a lot of creativity.  In the last 5 years, the vegan food trend has blown up and plant-based foods have become as common as ice in a freezer. Continue reading “Vegan Living – It’s More Than Just Kale”

New Vaccine Update


First let me start with an apology, “I’m sorry”! For years we in the pharmacy have told you that you only needed 1 shingles vaccine in your lifetime, Zostavax. That just changed, there is now a new vaccine to prevent shingles, Shingrix. The Shingrix vaccine is a far superior product that provides much greater protection against the painful condition shingles. Shingrix does such a great job preventing shingles that the recommendations are that even those patients that have already received the Zostavax vaccine should still get the Shingrix vaccine. Continue reading “New Vaccine Update”

Heart Health Month

Eat Healthy, Shop Smart with Ashley.

Hey all! Happy February! February is everything RED and HEARTS!

Of course, we all know its Valentine’s Day, but it is also Heart Health Month! This is the perfect time to learn about how to eat a heart healthy diet, not only if you have heart disease or are at risk for it, but this would be a healthy diet for the general population. Continue reading “Heart Health Month”

It’s Time for a Protein Challenge!

We’ve heard it all the time, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” How many of you always eat breakfast? If so, how much protein do you get at breakfast? Our team of Supermarket Registered Dietitians have teamed up with the MN Beef Council to bring you a little challenge for the New Year! Continue reading “It’s Time for a Protein Challenge!”