Lakewinds Blog

Bite into Heirloom Tomato Season

By Amy Campbell on August 7, 2016 0 Comment
Heirloom Tomatoes – The Best of the Season

Celebrating a favorite flavor in a special partnership with Seed to Seed Farm. There’s nothing like the taste of a big, juicy heirloom tomato in the summer time — on a BLT or sliced thick with a pinch of salt. Through a unique partnership with Seed to Seed Farm in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, Lakewinds is […]Read More »

Five Sheet Pan Dinners You Have to Try!

By Constance Carlson on April 25, 2016 0 Comment
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Roasting an entire meal on one sheet pan makes cooking — and clean up — easier than ever. You can use your sheet pan to roast up a chicken, quick cook salmon, or even bake a crispy-crust pizza. And since you only use one pan to do the cooking, there’s no heaping sink full of […]Read More »

Makeup Clean Up: Discovering Better Beauty Products Part 2

By Amanda Paa on February 3, 2016 2 Comments
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Because of harsh chemicals in makeup, I wore little or no cosmetics for about a year. However, I recently decided that instead of omitting makeup, I would find better, natural beauty products. I knew that Lakewinds thoroughly assesses its skincare products and holds them to the highest safety standards, so I went there to start […]Read More »

Comparing Winter Citrus

By Katie Volney on January 20, 2016 1 Comment
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                                       In the cold of winter, citrus is refreshing, delicious and supports our health. Luckily for us, winter is the peak season for some of the most delicious and nutrient-dense citrus fruits. Here’s how they compare to […]Read More »

Holiday Survival Tips

By Katie Volney on December 10, 2015 0 Comment
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Holiday stress, travel, cold temperatures and shorter daylight hours can make us more susceptible to feeling down. Here are a few of our favorite holiday survival tips. Take 5-10 minutes for yourself each day. Spend 5 -10 minutes away from friends and family to do something you enjoy, such as listening to music or doing […]Read More »

Easy Refrigerator Pickles

By Jill Holter on July 6, 2015 1 Comment
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It’s easy to become overwhelmed with summer’s bounty of produce. Trying to use it all before it goes bad or come up with creative ways to enjoy it all can prove to be a daunting task. An easy way to extend a food’s shelf life AND take its flavor profile to interesting and delicious places, […]Read More »

Hope Creamery Hi Fat Butter

By Amy Haggerty on February 15, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator Have you seen the new Hope butter on the shelf? It’s made especially for baking with a higher fat content, in the style of European butters. This means mile high puff pastry, tender and flaky pie crusts, and perfectly crumbly shortbreads. I decided to try making […]Read More »

Behind the Sweet Treats: Meet Our Baker

By Amy Haggerty on February 3, 2014 0 Comment
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Toward the end of last year, you may have noticed a few changes in our bakery offerings.  Suddenly, a pastry case was filled with delectable delights such as Coconut Rochers, various tarts and assorted cakes, cupcakes and cookies. The change came about because our first Pastry Lead joined the Lakewinds family.  His name is Andy […]Read More »

Grains of What?

By Amy Haggerty on January 20, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator Maybe you’ve seen Frontier Grains of Paradise in our spice aisle and wondered like I did, what the heck is that? I was intrigued when I saw them; I had only heard of Grains of Paradise once –  strangely it was in a Sam Adams commercial […]Read More »

Healthy “Swap-outs” for 2014

By Amy Haggerty on January 1, 2014 1 Comment
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EVERYONE’S talking about New Year’s resolutions.  Many of us do every year.  Too many times we set the bar way too high, which results in the usual giving up about 3 weeks into January. Exercise is a good goal.  Losing weight might be on your list.  Organizing and cleaning up your spaces at work and […]Read More »