Lakewinds Blog

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes That Aren’t Boring

By Amy Haggerty on November 20, 2015 0 Comment

Your Thanksgiving feast doesn’t have to end! We’ve found the best recipes to transform your leftovers from boring to brilliant.   Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato Frittata Start the day after Thanksgiving off right with this delicious breakfast. Get the recipe     Thanksgiving Turkey and Waffles Sandwich One-up your usual Thanksgiving leftover sandwich with […]Read More »

Ingredient Swaps for Special Diets: Making the Holidays Delicious for Everyone

By Constance Carlson on November 19, 2015 0 Comment

November and December are full of holiday parties, celebrations and gatherings. Whether it’s the annual office holiday party, the Thanksgiving feast you’re hosting or a New Year’s bash, chances are you’ll find yourself cooking in the next few weeks. There’s also a good chance that you’ll be cooking for someone who has special dietary requirements. […]Read More »

Healthy Salads For Your Thanksgiving Meal

By Amy Haggerty on November 16, 2015 0 Comment

Mashed potatoes, stuffing and turkey always get all the love. This year why not add some crispy, green carb-relief to your Thanksgiving feast? Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing With squash, apples, and cranberries – it includes everything you want at your Thanksgiving table. Plus, that pumpkin goddess dressing looks amazing! Get the recipe Wild […]Read More »

A Master’s Guide to Shopping the Bulk Aisle

By Katie Volney on November 9, 2015 0 Comment

With hundreds of items to choose from, including herbs, oils, whole grains and baking supplies, the bulk aisle is often the most heavily trafficked area in our stores – and for good reason! In honor of our One-day Bulk Sale on November 14, our bulk aisle experts have pulled together a list of tips and advice to […]Read More »

Herbal Teas for Fall

By Katie Volney on November 4, 2015 0 Comment

The crisp fall air sends tea lovers in search of their next warm, soothing mug. . Lakewinds carries a variety of fair trade and organic teas, both packaged and in the bulk section. We’ve highlighted some of our favorites, including pairing tips for blending your own teas. Plus we’ve included interesting information about the health […]Read More »

Minnesota Turkeys for Your Thanksgiving Feast

By Constance Carlson on October 30, 2015 0 Comment

When you talk about Minnesota to your out-of-state friends and family, you probably mention our many beautiful lakes, the cabin life up north, our vibrant Twin Cities arts scene or our amazing restaurants. This November, we think you should add one more impressive Minnesota thing to your list … turkeys. Did you know Minnesota is […]Read More »

Kick Start Your Immune System for Fall

By Katie Volney on October 26, 2015 0 Comment

Boosting your immune system before cold and flu season gets in to full swing is important, which is why our employees have pulled together their top 10 favorite products for boosting the immune system.   Gaia’s Black Elderberry Syrup: Cold and flu season beware! Our wellness team swears by this product, a natural concentration of immune-boosting […]Read More »

National Co-op Month: 5 Interesting Facts to Celebrate

By Constance Carlson on October 19, 2015 0 Comment

October is National Co-op Month and we think this is cause to celebrate—if we do say so ourselves. Here are 5 interesting things about co-ops that prove how are special this business is: All co-ops are founded on the 7 co-op principles. These principles guide the decision-making and foundation of all co-ops, new or old. […]Read More »

Healthy Halloween Treats Kids Will Love

By Constance Carlson on October 14, 2015 0 Comment

Halloween is an opportunity for strengthening community, with many people walking door-to-door around their neighborhoods. It’s a time to foster imaginations as kids (and adults) dress up as superheroes, princesses or villains. It’s a time of delivering treats, seeing gap-toothed grins and hearing “thank you” from Elsa and Harry Potter as they head down the […]Read More »