Celebrating St. Patty's Day with a Special Spring Meal
This is a time of year, just before Spring hits, that we need to have some fun and celebrate when we can. St. Patty’s Day is a perfect reason to try something different and special. This menu not only celebrates St. Patrick’s, but also the coming of Spring. Wearin’ of the Green Menu: Fresh Spinach Dip & Veggies Slow-cooker Corned Beef & Cabbage Chocolate Mint Brownies Recipes: Fresh Spinach Dip: Combine 4 cups of chopped fresh spinach with 2 tbl.water and microwave for 60 -90
Coffee with a Conscience
What if you could buy coffee that makes a difference in the world? What if the coffee you drank helped reforest the planet? You can if you buy Tiny Footprint Coffee, our bulk coffee supplier at Dean’s. When you walk into Dean’s, our coffee station is one of the first things you see- bins of bulk coffee beans in many varieties and flavors. The grinder is right there if you want to grind your own beans before you take them home. Your choice. Tiny Footprint is the world’s firs
Living the Gluten-Free Life
So many of our customers are living the gluten-free life. A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes the protein gluten. Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye. A gluten-free diet is primarily used to treat celiac disease. Gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines of people with celiac disease. Eating a gluten-free diet helps people with celiac disease control their signs and symptoms and prevent complications. Some people who don't have celiac dise
So what exactly does "organic" mean?
When you shop for healthy food, there is a difference between the terms "Natural" and "Organic". Natural can have a variety of meanings, but the term Organic is highly regulated by the USDA. Producers must follow a stringent set of rules to be considered USDA Organic: They can’t use any synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilizers or GMOs. Organic products cannot include growth hormones or antibiotics. Additionally, a farm cannot have had any of the prohibited substances used o
Recipes for easy Superbowl snacks!
If you caught our Facebook Live video, you saw our produce manager Trish sharing her Superbowl snack suggestions, including 2 of her favorite easy recipes. In case you missed it, here are the recipes she shared. As you can guess, everything is available at Dean’s! Grape Jelly Meatballs: 2 lb. bag frozen meatballs 12oz bottle chili sauce 1 ½ c grape jelly Add chili sauce & grape jelly to the slow cooker and blend. Add frozen meatballs and stir. Cover and cook on low for 4 hour
Put a little love in your life
Some people say Valentine’s Day is over rated, a commercial holiday. Maybe we can broaden our view of what we recognize, because there’s a lot to celebrate and love. You can celebrate a significant other, but you can also celebrate friends, family, country, earth. You can celebrate your love of chocolate! You can celebrate Valentine’s with your favorite four-legged furry friend. There’s always something to love, and the important thing is that we decide for ourselves. Celeb