Tag Archives: healthy eating

Make 2014 your Healthiest Year Yet! 4 Tips from Carlon M. Colker, M.D.

Winter is back again, with a vengeance. A great challenge we face during the winter is all the holiday treats, coupled with a drastic rise in homebound inactivity. The result is holiday flab. That’s right, the old blubber basket comes back and each year as we get older, it gets more difficult to lose. With […]

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Warm Up Winter with Seasonal, Delicious Produce! Plus 3 Healthy, Soul-Warming Recipes

The winter months mean frozen grounds, heavy snow, cozy fireplaces, and hot chocolate. Getting to the grocery store might seem like a hassle, but not when there is so much exciting seasonal winter produce to buy. Seasonal winter produce?! Yes, believe it or not, just because spring and summer are over doesn’t mean the fruit […]

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Meet Our Farmer Merv, The Man Behind Fairway Local, Antibiotic-Free Turkey

Fairway Market has always boasted a wonderful turkey selection, but this Thanksgiving is different. It’s the first year we have our very own Fairway Turkey, proudly bearing a Fairway Label. (PS: pre-order now! Today is your last chance, don’t miss it! Choose from Merv’s Fairway Turkeys and an incredible array of other fine turkey choices.) […]

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Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving! 5 Tips for a Good-For-You Day and 3 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday.  Rooted in family tradition, Thanksgiving is one of those rare occasions where my family’s dress code is pajamas only, excuse to leave the couch is to throw around a football, and highlight of the day is of course Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving is also my favorite because it happens […]

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Vitamin D to the Rescue! Healthy Bones, Muscles and Beyond

Almost everyone has heard how important vitamin D is for the healthy bones of our growing children, women around menopause, and for our aging population. What you may not have heard is the emerging evidence that vitamin D has a big effect on your muscles. Fairway Market’s incredible vitamin section has you covered.  What started […]

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Cook at Home this Thanksgiving! Great Sides Dishes for Holiday Happiness

In our go-go-go-go lives, it’s hard to find time to stop and smell the roses. Or, to stop and make a pumpkin pie. But the rewards are so much greater than the sum of the parts (eggs, brown sugar, pumpkin, fragrant cloves). The tactile experience–the mixing, spooning, slicing, dicing, flipping–can be deeply meditative, therapeutic. Cooking […]

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Fairway Market Turkeys! There’s No Turkey Like A Fairway Turkey

Fairway has always been a turkey destination. But this year, we’re taking our turkey game to a whole new level. “We wanted to bring in the highest possible quality turkey we could find,” says Dennis Bland, Fairway Market’s Vice President of Meat and Seafood Operations, “better than our customers could get anywhere else.” So we […]

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Super-Delicious Superfoods at Fairway Market!

Superfoods have become all the rage in the healthy eating world.  What exactly is a superfood?  Allow me to explain; these foods go way beyond your everyday supply of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, fueling the body in ways you could have never even imagined.  From powerful cancer-fighting antioxidants to heart disease-battling polyphenols, superfoods cover the […]

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Pumpkin Pasta Perfection

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to welcome nutrition expert and food-lover Rebecca Elbaum to On Our Plate!   It was October and I was still a bit in denial that summer was over.  As much as I love wearing sweaters and scarves and eating butternut squash soup and apple cake, I found it difficult to put away my sundresses […]

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Celebrate Fall with Somethin’ Pumpkin at Fairway

Pumpkin season is here in full swing, and we’re surrounded by pumpkins…which is a pretty great place to be. Pumpkin’s deep orange flesh and sweet flavor make it a wonderful food for the fall table. Canned pumpkin is easy to use and always available, but fresh pumpkin is worth the extra prep for real, unique […]

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