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Hot Chocolate Fix! NibMor Organic Drinking Chocolate

Meet Leah Oppenheim, part of the Fresh Foods team here at Fairway.  She is currently focusing on private label products, packaging, labeling, and R&D for the group.  Leah earned a BA in Economics at Brown University, is a dual US/French citizen, and enjoys roaming food markets wherever she travels.  One wonderful perk of working at […]

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Egg-ceptional Nutrition and an Easy Crepe Recipe

If I had to pick one food that, above all the rest, is my absolute favorite, plus the single food I eat the most of, it’s eggs. Eggs are loaded with healthy nutrition, and are so versatile in every way. Eggs supply some of the very best protein you can find in nature. Protein is […]

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Great Grapes and a Grape Caesar Salad

While published research on grapes points to them being rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, it’s the finding of a particular substance called “resveratrol” that has many health proponents excited. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring substance found primarily in the skin of the dark red and purple grape, and to a lesser extent in green grapes.

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Beautiful Ingredient Spotlight: Rainbow Chard

What a cheerful veggie. Rainbow chard has crisp-tender stalks in bright yellow, pink and red, and dark green; and just-a-bit bitter, deep-dark green leaves. It’s a versatile way to get your dark leafy green fix– sturdier than spinach, and mellower than kale–chard is a star of so many dishes. It’s awesome on its own, with […]

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Holiday Heft Help from Carlon Colker, MD

Holiday food season is upon us, and the nightmare of the heft it leaves behind looms. But there are some key things that you can do to minimize the caloric damage and avoid a post-holiday horror. The first step involves scheduling those big meals and festivities a little earlier in the day.

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Getting to the Root: Root Veggie Season is Here!

The classic Thanksgiving menu is a veritable root veg celebration: mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, candied yams, roasted carrots. Turkey Day is behind us, but the time to feast on root veggies is now.   Root vegetables are starchy tubers and taproots (bulbs and rhizomes are often thought of as root veggies, too). They’re one of the world’s staple […]

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Healthy Halloween? Making The Unthinkable Happen Deliciously at Fairway Market

When I was a trick-or-treating kid, there was a always a health-crusader switching up the monotony of candy bar upon candy bar upon candy bar with a bag of pretzels or an apple. These were not the popular trick-or-treating destinations. We left those houses fast, feeling kind of ripped off–didn’t they get the message? The […]

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Go Fish! The Scoop on Mercury and Why Fish is a Good Choice

I love eating fish. Of course you probably wouldn’t know that given all the flack I took  for pulling Jeremy Piven from his smash hit David Mamet Broadway play “Speed the Plow”. Piven was under my care for fatigue and difficulty concentrating. Blood work revealed toxic levels of mercury in his system. The mercury was probably due […]

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