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Great Grapes and Great Nutrition – Powering Up for National Nutrition Month

Written by Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN March is #NationalNutritionMonth, an exciting time to get energized about delicious foods that power great health. One of my favorite ways to do that is to highlight fresh produce and products that connect all the dots – history, farm-to-table, flavor, and nutrient power that is easy to enjoy in many ways. This led me…

Avocado Game Plan!

The BIG game is a great time to give old favorites a new twist. Global flavors are finding their way into new foods, and guacamole is no exception. Make a play for flavor with these fun avocado recipes from our friends at Avocados From Mexico! Check out the great variety of tortilla chips in the snack aisle and Deli – pita, blue…

Homemade Pies – Mastering the Crust!

Written by Maureen Murphy & Sarah Palmer When it comes to baking a pie, mastering the crust is key! While you can purchase pre-made pie crusts in the dairy & frozen section of our stores, making a pie crust from scratch will make your pie the star of the dessert table!  Below are some tried & true tips to help…

Diabetes on a Budget

Written by Ellie Wilson, MS, RD Senior Nutritionist Many people are on a budget these days and that tends to raise awareness of all kinds of things, including how much food we eat.  For those managing diabetes, being aware of food and what its impact is on blood sugar is important, but more than once I have heard that eating…

Summer’s Bounty – Peppers and Cucumbers

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets “Cool as a cucumber” – you can be all that enjoying the farm- fresh cucumbers in the stores right now from farmers like Walter Czajkowski and Mary McNamara at Plainville Farm in Plainville, CT. Cucumbers have a clean, mild flavor and they can star or be a supporting player…

A to Zucchini

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets There is so much to talk about! Summer squash is the star this week, and we have it from our farmer partners at Reeves Farm, Shaul’s Farm, Paul Mazza Farms, Davandjer Farms, Black Horse Farms, Hoover’s Produce, and Plainville Farm. I have visited many of these farms – this…

Entertaining Guides Scavenger Hunt!

Have you checked out our online helpful guides for the holidays?  If you haven’t yet, we’re having a scavenger hunt this week where you can enter to win one of three $100 Price Chopper gift cards.  Our online magazines, Cheers! and Let Us Entertain You are now readily available online, providing helpful entertaining tips, festive recipes and much more!  It’s easy- just check…

Accessorize Your Ribs For Endless Flavor Variety!

When it comes to summer, there’s nothing better than a juicy, flavorful rack of pork ribs to complete the perfect meal. Because pork is such a versatile meat, you can easily adapt any recipe for the occasion and your palate! In fact, it’s easy to change the flavor profile of any cut of pork cut, especially ribs, just by adding…