Lakewinds Blog

Bite into Heirloom Tomato Season

By Amy Campbell on August 7, 2016 0 Comment
Heirloom Tomatoes – The Best of the Season

Celebrating a favorite flavor in a special partnership with Seed to Seed Farm. There’s nothing like the taste of a big, juicy heirloom tomato in the summer time — on a BLT or sliced thick with a pinch of salt. Through a unique partnership with Seed to Seed Farm in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, Lakewinds is […]Read More »

Summer Sun & Bug Care

By Amy Haggerty on July 20, 2016 0 Comment
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Pro: Warm weather is here. Con: Harsh UV rays and bugs are too. Try these proactive tips and remedies to stay healthy without the chemicals as you enjoy all the wonders of summer. Safer sunscreens. During these longer days, the sun’s rays are stronger, especially between 10 am and 4 pm. When covering up or […]Read More »

Building an Awesome Burrito Bar

By Renee Whisnant on June 27, 2016 0 Comment

Deli & Cheese Category Manager, Lisa Kollodge, is the one to thank for our amazing new burrito and sandwich recipes at our Minnetonka store. She talked to us about the joys and challenges of using traditional recipes and local products. What did you enjoy most about creating the burrito & sandwich bar? By focusing on […]Read More »

Seasonal Produce Pairings

By Jill Holter on June 17, 2016 0 Comment

Fresh ways to serve up the season’s hottest flavors. Burrata Made from either cow or buffalo milk, burrata is a variety of fresh mozzarella cheese  formed into a pouch and filled with soft, stringy curd and cream. Cutting into a ball of burrata releases the creamy interior, and eating burrata is often described as “eating […]Read More »

Art of the Butcher

By Jill Holter on June 13, 2016 0 Comment

What goes into the products you find in the Lakewinds Meat Department? Great talent, ethical practices, close partnerships, and a passion for quality. We source and handle all our products according to uncompromising standards, so you can trust every cut is safe, flavorful and humanely raised. See what makes Lakewinds meat so good. Sourcing When […]Read More »

Growing with our Communities

By Jill Holter on June 6, 2016 0 Comment

What a fun day in the garden at Bluff Creek Elementary School in Chanhassen! This K-5 school is right down the road from our Chanhassen location, and Lakewinds is now an enthusiastic partner in their school garden. We started by donating seeds, participated in the big planting day on May 13th, and will follow through […]Read More »

Smart Snacking: Real Food for All Day Energy

By Amy Campbell on May 23, 2016 0 Comment

All-day energy doesn’t come from a pill or a can. It comes from real food! Stock up on nature’s secret stash of revitalizers — complex carbs, protein, and fiber — with this fresh batch of healthy anytime snacks. Stashed in your desk, bag or car, it’s the energy rebound you need around the clock.   […]Read More »

Helping Lakewinds Shine: Veronica Penson

By Jill Holter on May 10, 2016 0 Comment
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Veronica Penson has worked at the Lakewinds store in Richfield since the day it opened its doors. She shared her story of how she came to Lakewinds, why she loves her work, and why work IS her family. Q: Where are you from, originally? A: I was born in Chicago, the oldest of six kids. […]Read More »