Choices has been nominated in four categories for What Rocks in Rockford: Best Organic Food, Best Produce, Best Vegetarian Options, and Best Grocery Store! Voting for What Rocks in Rockford continues through 9/14. If you'd like to see us win in these categories, your vote is appreciated.
At Choices, we feel that knowledge is power. For that reason, we are excited to offer educational opportunities at our store to help inform and inspire you to make better, healthier choices every day. You can find these opportunities on our home page (calendar form) and on our new events page, which includes the description and details for the class or demo.
While eating meat, in moderation, can provide protein and a variety of important vitamins and nutrients, there is mounting evidence that eating too much meat (especially processed and red meat) is associated with a variety of chronic health problems. Are you ready for Week 8 of the Rockford Real Food Revolution: Reduce meat to a supporting role in your diet!
I recently bought the "Oh She Glows Every Day" cookbook and when I saw this recipe for Shepherd's Pie, I knew I'd have to try it out and share it with all of our Choices friends!
A plant sprouting, for us, represents the promise of our community's intention to make healthy eating a priority this year. But sprouts require nurturing to grow and mature. A sprout without fuel will wither. What will fuel your growth this year? What will keep you encouraged in your healthy eating journey? Choices Natural Market will be there for you.
FRUIT AND VEGGIE POWER!
It's easier than you may think to add extra servings of fruits and veggies to your diet. Check out some tips you can use for every meal of the day!
Learn about the power of nature's medicine for seasonal threats including: herbs for immunity, herbs for defending against bacteria and viruses and herbs for preventative care.
Choices is excited to jump start your journey toward a healthy 2018! Over the next 12 weeks, we will offer a weekly Real Food Revolution tip to keep processed food off your plate, encouraging a gradual shift AWAY from unhealthy sugar/salt/fat ladened foods and TOWARD real food. This week's focus: Know Your Food!
On Saturday, January 27th, Choices Natural Market will be offering 20% off everything in the store!!
With family coming from near and far to gather at the holidays, you are sure to have loved ones with a variety of special dietary needs seated around your table. Not to worry! Enjoy these delicious recipes tailored to meet those needs!
Meet Philip Anderson from Anderson Organics, a local family farm. Eight years ago, the Anderson family began farming full time. There are three generations working together to bring you the freshest, highest quality organic produce you can find in Northern Illinois.
Wednesday night was the BEST! I got to do all of my favorite things: drink wine, cook, eat, and visit!! Here is the recipe we enjoyed with our wine and great conversations!