Everything Zucchini

It’s peak season for zucchini and summer squash and you may be wondering what to do with this delicious summer squash. Can you freeze it? How long will it keep?

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Meal Math

Okay, if you’re a math geek you will love this! If not, just know that eating one less meal away from home as a family can save you a lot of your hard earned cash. Don’t forget to share some of that cash with those less fortunate by participating in Meijer’s Simply Give program.

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The State of Your Plate

If you could eat one food group that makes you thinner, reduces your risk for heart disease, stroke and some cancers, and makes you feel vital and energized, would you? Well, you can – but according to the CDC we just aren’t. The most recent CDC analysis of fruit and vegetable consumption shows that Americans […]

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Turkey: An Unexpected Thrill for Your Grill

When you think of turkey, you think comfort food, Thanksgiving, and cold fall days. Time to change the way your think! Grilling different varieties of turkey may seem like a new and different choice, but it enables you to enjoy turkey using bold and flavorful new recipes and dishes. And turkey is diet friendly.

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Celebrate Your Independence – Al Fresca!

July is full of outdoor fun with family and friends including picnics and barbecues. These warm weather events also present opportunities for bacteria to thrive. Follow these tips to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness.

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Go Blue!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….Michigan blueberry season! The little blue dynamos are delicious for snacking, adding to cereal, topping off salads, blending into smoothies, baking and for mixing into tasty sauces and salsas. These tasty gems are true superfoods, low in calories (only 80 in 1 cup), an excellent source of fiber, […]

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Men’s Health Month: Hey – Can You Hear Me?

High blood pressure (hypertension) is referred to as the silent killer since many people have no symptoms of the disease. One in every three people have high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke and kidney failure. Men are at higher risk for hypertension and heart disease, and are at greater risk for complications simply […]

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Just Say Moo!

June is National Dairy Month. Did you know that 98% of Michigan’s 2,030 dairy farms are family owned and operated, making dairy farming a true Michigan tradition. You can find milk, cheese and yogurt produced by Michigan dairy farmers when you shop by checking the milk code. Every container of milk is identified by a […]

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Super Power Veggies

We’re rocking it…Produce that is! The spring Produce for Kids campaign at Meijer runs May 31 through June 27 to support child nutrition and health education. Partnerships with Produce for Kids, Meijer and select fruit and vegetable companies have raised more than $1 million to benefit children’s charities. Last fall’s campaign raised over $60,000, which […]

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Grill, Garden, Repeat

Go beyond burgers for Memorial Day and try grilling fast and flavorful seafood! The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least twice per week, or at least 12 ounces of fish weekly. This can be fresh, frozen or canned and includes both fish and shellfish. Consuming the recommended intake of 12 ounces of fish […]

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