10 Deli Hacks for Easy Summer Meals

Every day, the deli team is chopping, mixing, sautéing, and baking. Mincing, tossing, whisking, and roasting. So you get to enjoy scratch-made dishes of the highest, freshest quality — and use some of them to assemble easy summer meals, too. The delicious food the deli team makes can be used in a number of ways … Continued

Women Powered! – Maazah Chutney

  Yasameen & Sheilla Sajady Co-founders of Maazah Chutney in St. Paul    Sisters Yasameen and Sheilla started making chutney a few years ago. “We come from a family of small business owners,” says Yasameen. “I guess it’s in our DNA and our obsession with condiments. We love exploring new flavors and recipes, and we … Continued

Budget Shopping Tips for Healthy, Responsible Eating

Co-op shopping is better for you, the environment, and local farmers, but we appreciate that keeping to your grocery budget is also important. We’re here to help with a list of tips to get the most out of budget shopping the co-op way. Be an owner First and foremost, to get the most of your … Continued

Chicken Nugget Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing

Ingredients 1 bag Applegate chicken nuggets, baked according to package directions 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved ½ red onion, thinly sliced ½ lb bacon, cooked and chopped 2 avocados, sliced   Dressing: 3 Tbsp Dijon mustard 3 Tbsp honey 2 tsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp oil Add salt and … Continued

5-Day Family Meal Plan

Familiar ingredients that feature nutritious vegetables, protein and healthy grains, and are ready to eat in 30 minutes or less! Lean on pre-prepped ingredients from our produce and deli departments. Weeknight dinner—done.   Chicken Nugget Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing   BBQ Easy Meatball Kebabs   Rotisserie Chicken and Spinach Pasta   Apple and Chicken Cheddar … Continued

Butternut Squash Chickpea Curry with Quinoa

Try this delicious recipe utilizing fall flavors and locally-grown, in-season squash, healthy chickpeas and warming curry flavors in a crave-worthy, easy dinner. Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp curry powder Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 cups vegetable broth 1 15 … Continued

BBQ Easy Meatball Kebabs

Ingredients 1 package pre-cooked meatballs (about 20) – thawed in refrigerator overnight 1 red bell pepper, cut in 1 inch pieces 1 zucchini, sliced ½ inch thick 1 yellow squash, sliced ½ in thick 1 cup barbecue sauce   Directions On metal or wood skewers, alternate meatballs, peppers, zucchini and squash pieces. Place on parchment-lined … Continued

Rotisserie Chicken and Spinach Pasta

Ingredients 2 Tbsp butter ½ cup diced red onion 2 cloves garlic, minced Salt and pepper 3 cups pulled rotisserie chicken 1 ½ cups cream ½ cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish Juice from 2 lemons 1 – 5 oz box fresh spinach 8 leaves fresh basil, thinly sliced 1 package Sunrise Butternut … Continued

Apple and Chicken Cheddar Melts

A simple sandwich that uses hearty ingredients with seasonal apples and Brussels sprouts, all melted together with sharp cheese and pre-cooked chicken from the Lakewinds Deli. Fast and delicious dinner that will be a guaranteed kid favorite!   Ingredients 8 slices of hearty bread 4 Tbsp butter, softened 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 2 cups pulled rotisserie … Continued