RD Choice – Red Potatoes

Guest Writing – Paige Jensen, Dietetic Intern, CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital We are starch raving mad about these great deals we have on red potatoes! Your Dietitian’s Choice this week is $2.99 per 3 pound bag from March 25th to March 30th. Starchy versus Waxy Potatoes There are two different types of potatoes. There are […]

RD Choice – Fresh Cod Filet

Let’s make this o-fish-all! Your Dietitian’s Choice this week is fresh cod filet from March 17th thru March 23rd for $13.99 per pound. Fresh cod is lean, flakey, mild-tasting, and very low in mercury.  What is Cod? There are two varieties of cod that are commonly eaten around the world. Atlantic cod, the larger variety, is […]

RD Choice – Louis Kemp® Imitation Seafood

Make Meatless Fridays easy this season with Louis Kemp® Imitation Seafood products. It is your Dietitian’s Choice this week on 2 for $4.44 on select varieties from March 3rd thru March 9th. Louis Kemp® is gluten-free, low in mercury, and are made with 100% Wild Alaska pollock. Louis Kemp® believes in a creaing a nutrient-packed, […]

National Nutrition Month: Hemp

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Guest writing by Garrett Peacy, Dietetic Intern, University of Minnesota School of Public Health Health and Wellness Benefits Hemp seeds contain high amounts of arginine. Arginine is an amino acid that is necessary for nitric oxide production in the body. Nitric oxide is responsible for the relaxation of blood vessels and helps to maintain lower blood […]

Culinary Corner – Shiitake Mushrooms

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The shiitake mushroom is native to Asia and is one of the most cultivated mushrooms globally; grown on decayed wood. Approximately 83% of shiitake mushroom production is through Japan. One will often find them in Asian dishes, but shiitake mushrooms have recently became a spotlight as a protein source in the vegan and vegetarian lifestyle. […]

RD Choice – Starkist® Chunk Light Tuna

RD Choice – Starkist® Chunk Light Tuna Written by Andrew Akhaphong, Mackenthun’s Fine Foods Registered & Licensed Dietitian Need something easy for Lent this year? Choose Starkist® Chunk Light Tuna as an easy non-meat option for your meals! It is your Dietitian’s Choice this week for $0.79 per 5 oz cans from February 24th thru […]

RD Choice – Esential Everyday Mac n Cheese Deluxe

Written by Garrett Peacy, Dietetic Intern, University of Minnesota   In a constantly busy world it can be difficult to find the time to prepare a healthy and delicious meal. Because of this, many people resort to take-out or eating out at restaurants, which can begin to take a toll on the bank account. Although […]

RD’s Choice – Dannon’s® Greek Yogurt

RD’s Choice – Dannon’s® Greek Yogurt By Sophie Wagner, Dietetic Internship, Viterbo University History Although Greek yogurt has been available in America since 1998, it didn’t have a significant spot on American’s grocery list until 2007.  Prior to 2007, out of all yogurt sales, Greek yogurt made up 1% of sales.  It was there, but […]

RD choice, Califia Farms Oat Milk

Califia Farms Oat Milk

RD Choice, Califa Farms Oat Milk By Sophia Wagner, Dietetic intern from Viterbo University From ice cream to cream cheese to the newest drink at your local Caribou Coffee, it seems like every day we see more and more products advertised as dairy-free or plant-based.  With the amount of plant-based milks on the market, it […]