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Warming Hearts & Nourishing Lives

Like everybody else, this is a busy time of the year at Country Choice Organic.  In addition to the typical seasonal chaos, we are also in the midst of launching some exciting new products – Single-Serve Quick Cook Steel Cut …

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Sign(s) of the Times

I couldn’t help but do a double take upon seeing this shared entryway at a local strip mall.  I know as a society we’re a little dysfunctional when it comes to food, but REALLY!

In some ways, the doors mimic …

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Do We Really Need Another Seal?

Lately there has been a lot of talk about creating new labels to help consumers understand what’s in their food.  Much of this attention is focused on genetically modified organisms or GMOs.  Unfortunately, GMOs are ubiquitous in industrial agriculture, especially …

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Bulking Up for Winter

With each passing day here in the Upper Midwest, the morning air is getting more brisk, the afternoon shadows are getting longer, and the evening darkness arrives a minute or too earlier. Fall is nearly upon us.

Perhaps it’s instinct …

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Local is…

organic tomatoes imported from the backyard!  They’re red, juicy and delicious.  And I expect to eat a lot of them for the next few weeks.

How do you eat local? …

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Springtime is Rhubarb Time!

A sure sign of spring is when broad rhubarb leaves steadily overtake whole corners of the garden.  While a little later than usual, rhubarb season is (finally) here and we’re busy finding uses for the tart red stalks.  One of …

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Subscribe and Save

With prices going up, everyone’s looking for ways to save.  Coupon usage is increasing, websites guide us to cheap gas, and dollar store stock prices are booming (which may be a good buy, but that’s another blog).

Online retailer amazon.com …

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Food Should Be Food

I recently attended the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim and came away feeling the industry had lost interest in food.  The convention center was full of booths offering the latest energy bars or hydration systems. But real food?  Not …

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Valentine’s Day for the Heart

This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with the gift of a healthy heart…in a bowl of oatmeal.

No doubt, your valentine will appreciate the flowers, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and romantic dinner.  However, nothing shows your love like waking up …

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Holiday Food Traditions

My daughters made Christmas cookies last night.  Not the “heat and eat” frozen dough variety, but the kind that leaves a light dusting of flour on the counters and the crunch of sugar sprinkles under foot.  This was significant because:…

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