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Dyeing Eggs Naturally – What I Learned As A Newbie

Posted by Amy Haggerty, April 11, 2014 | | 0 Comment
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I’m sure like me, you’ve seen the many recipes for dyeing eggs naturally floating around Pinterest and Facebook. Dyeing eggs with natural ingredients is something that has intrigued me for a while, but this is the first year I actually made the leap and tried it out. And while I didn’t get the spectacular results […]Read More »

Jump Start Spring in Your Kitchen – Grow Your Own Sprouts!

Posted by Amy Haggerty, April 2, 2014 | | 0 Comment
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If  you are like me, you are anxiously awaiting the fresh green color of spring. Since I’m a little low on patience levels at this point, I decided to add some fresh green inside my home by growing sprouts!  Small but mighty, sprouts pack an enormous nutritional punch for their size–with all containing high levels […]Read More »

Spring Clean Your Cleaning Supplies

Posted by Amy Haggerty, March 27, 2014 | | 5 Comments
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Written by: Amy Haggerty – Lakewinds Marketing Specialist Spring is finally here (please?) and that means it’s time for bike rides around the lake, barbecuing with friends and deep cleaning your home from top to bottom. Yes, it’s Spring Cleaning time! That wonderful (to some) time of the year when we attempt to rid ourselves of the […]Read More »

Snacks to make ‘em smile

Posted by Amy Haggerty, March 15, 2014 | | 0 Comment
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Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator Looking for a healthy snack for the kids? Maybe you’re short on time and need something quick in the car, a few items to keep in the pantry to satisfy their afternoon hunger pangs, or snack ideas that the kids can put together themselves…whatever the reason, chances are […]Read More »

Winter Mood Boosters – “Staying Positive when it’s Negative”

Posted by Amy Haggerty, February 28, 2014 | | 0 Comment
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Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator This will not be a scholarly article on the specific mood boosting properties of ingredients in the food we eat, it won’t be about the nutritional value of the vitamins in our foods. I am not a nutritionist nor do I play one on TV so I won’t […]Read More »

Feeding your Family on a Budget – the Lakewinds Food Co-op Way!

Posted by Amy Haggerty, February 21, 2014 | | 2 Comments
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Written by: Jill Krantz – Lakewinds Event & Community Relations Coordinator Is it possible to feed your family, on a budget, with mostly organic and/or natural foods? Even a large one like mine?  Six kids, three of whom are teenage boys. . . YES. It requires some basic knowledge, simple planning, and a little extra […]Read More »

Hope Creamery Hi Fat Butter

Posted by Amy Haggerty, 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 »

Perfect Pairs for a Perfect Easy Meal

Posted by Amy Haggerty, February 10, 2014 | | 0 Comment
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Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator Lakewinds can help you with great “pairings” to make your meal planning, entertaining, and healthy living easy. Our product standards  ensure that no matter what you choose, you’re getting fresh, nutritious, healthy and safe options for your family. This month we focus on pairings for an easy […]Read More »

As Seen on Fox 9: Juicing 101: Pros, cons, recipes

Posted by Amy Haggerty, February 5, 2014 | | 0 Comment
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Lakewinds was proud to supply fresh organic produce for today’s Fox9 segment with Nutrition and Fitness expert Ali Holman; Juicing 101 – the pros and cons. If you missed the telecast, watch it here: http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/story/24640046/juicing-101-pros-cons-recipes   Recipes featured: Morning Zinger Antioxidant Berry Blast   Ali Holman: www.corecamper.comRead More »

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