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Healthy Meal Idea: Shrimp and Fairway Mango Salsa Pita Pocket with Mint & Feta

Fresh shrimp from Fairway’s amazing seafood department combined with sweet and tangy Fairway Mango Salsa are the start of a delicious, healthy meal. Combine with fresh, crunchy scallions, locally-grown parsley, mint or cilantro (or a mix!) and crumbled feta and warm, whole wheat pita, and you’ve got a satisfying lunch or dinner with all the […]

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Easy Summer Side: Cucumber Cherry Salad

Need a quick, easy salad to accompany your lunch or dinner that fits the flavors of the season? Try fresh, locally-grown cucumbers, sweet summer cherries, and fresh cilantro with Fairway White Wine Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. So simple, so delicious.  We love this as a side salad for lunch or with dinner. Enjoy […]

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Happy Earth Day! 5 Resolutions for Living and Eating Better Every Day

Happy Earth Day! What’s food got to do with loving earth? A whole lot. Most of the world’s land gets used for agriculture. The foods you choose affect the planet in a major way. Since we all eat every day, we have a chance to show our environment some kindness. Here are five ways to […]

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Our Olive Oils Are the Best in the World: NYIOOC Award Winning Oils To Get your Hands On Now!

Last week was an incredible week for olive oil. The Fairway-sponsored New York International Olive Oil Competition returned for its second year, bigger and better than ever, at the International Culinary Center in Soho. There were three great days packed with olive oil celebration and elation as olive oil producers, lovers, and experts from all […]

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We’re Farro Fanatics! 3 Farro Recipes We Love

Farro is grown in Italy in the beautiful regions of Tuscany and Abruzzo.  It was once eaten in Ancient Rome and known as a poor man’s food, but farro’s versatility makes it fit for a king.   Nutty, chewy, and grainy, farro’s tough husk packs in its vital nutrients and doesn’t get mushy like many other […]

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Flash Frozen: 10 Tasty Reasons to Stock Up On Frozen Fruits and Veggies

Frozen fruits and vegetables often get a bad rap—think old fashioned microwaved carrots and peas sapped of any nutritional value.  The truth is there are many amazing benefits to eating frozen produce.  Frozen fruits and vegetables save you time, save you money from the high prices of imported produce, and contain even more nutritional value […]

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5 Super-Healthy Seeds To Eat Now!

Think about it—the delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables you eat on a daily basis originate from a seed.  So eating the seed itself has got to be healthy, right?  Seeds are in fact some of the healthiest foods you can eat!   They will give your salads crunch, your oatmeal extra nuttiness, and your breads […]

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Fantastic Fats! Know your Heart Healthy Fats

Who said fats are the forbidden food??  Well, lots of people.  Hopefully after reading this you’ll think a little bit differently.  Fats aren’t considered an essential nutrient for nothing.  They are important for a variety of reasons including ensuring absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, maintaining hormonal balance, and of course keeping the amazing blood pumping organ […]

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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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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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