Category: Health & Wellness

More in the Store – Allergen Friendly and Gluten Free

More in the Store – Allergen Friendly and Gluten Free Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, CDN  Senior Nutritionist   The annual Capital Region Allergen and Gluten Free Expo (http://www.allergenexpo.com/) will take place on October 21st, on the first floor at Crossgates Mall, from 10 AM to 3 PM, with 50 exhibits and educators sharing their expertise and products. This is a…

October is a #SeafoodParty!

October is a #SeafoodParty! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist   October is National Seafood Month, and we always bring the best seafood to our communities, sourced by a great team. This year we partnered with Pier 33 Gourmet Seafood, a world leader in Ocean Raised Atlantic Salmon®. Pier 33 Gourmet Seafood (www.Pier33Gourmet.com) is committed to bringing highly nutritious, flavorful,…

Family Mealtimes Matter – All Year Long

Family Mealtimes Matter – All Year Long Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist   Today marks the original CASA Family Day, promoted by the Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) and Price Chopper since 2001, when their research showed the positive link between more family meals and less negative behavior in at risk teens. Since then, the research keeps…

National Family Meals Month Event

Family Mealtimes Matter Saturday Event!   September is National Family Meals Month ™, and we are celebrating in stores throughout upstate New York with our friends from Cornell Cooperative Extension and Eat Smart NY! Information, education and some great recipes will be shared – check out Pizza Hummus for a fun twist on a smart snack! We have fresh, delicious…

Family Mealtimes Matter – Chef’s Menu Meals Make it Easy

Family Mealtimes Matter – Chef’s Menu Meals Make it Easy Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist   Eating with your family each night is a priority for your family. Life is so busy – your kids have activities and homework, the dog is barking, laundry in the washer, even the gold fish is trying to get your attention – and…

Citrus Has a New Season

  Fresh citrus in the Fall? Yes, we can! Citrus from Chile is great quality, and has been part of a long tradition of orchards and fruit exporters. Chile’s unique geography, over 2600 miles long, is home to many rich agricultural valleys, and a climate that allows a “counter” season from our traditional winter citrus. More is better when it…

Cherry Chatter

World Famous Rainier cherries from our friends at Stemilt are in IN THE HOUSE! The sweetest cherry glows golden with a little blush, tender skin and creamy white flesh – so good! These little treasures from Washington State are only available for a few weeks each year, so now is the time to enjoy them! Rainier cherries are a cross…