Sustainability & Salsa

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Sustainability Defined The EPA summarizes the importance of sustainability, when stating that "everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations."   We hear a lot about the importance of this concept, so what does it really mean? Basically, a practice that is sustainable, can be maintained without … [Read more...]

Ten Great Reasons to Add More (Garden Fresh) Hummus to Your Diet

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Want to learn 10 reasons to include Hummus in your healthy lifestyle? We are happy to oblige! In case you have not yet tried this delicious food, hummus is a simple dip of garbanzo beans (chickpeas) that comes in so many delectable flavors you won't believe it! Weight Control The first reason to note is that the fiber & protein in hummus can help with weight control. Protein and slow digesting fiber help you to fight cravings and feel less hungry. Lower Cholesterol The next reason to incorporate Garden Fresh Hummus into your lifestyle? Chickpeas can help lower your … [Read more...]

Garden Fresh Cooking Club!

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On April 30, 2014 the Garden Fresh team was invited to participate in the first ever Garden Fresh Cooking Club. The brainchild of the company's President, Jack Aronson, the club's key goal is to help promote a healthy lifestyle by teaching team members to prepare quick and healthy meals in a fun team environment.   Jack enlisted the expertise of personal chef, Michelle Kobernick, former founder and CEO of the award winning company Gourmet Everyday to instruct the group.  Michelle was a great choice, with numerous articles and recipes published online, in magazines, and books. She brought … [Read more...]

Add Some Color to Your Diet!

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Adding variety to your diet can be enormously beneficial. One clever way to do so is by making your meals more colorful! Creating meals with a variety of fruits and vegetables in a rainbow of colors will ensure that you are getting an excellent variety of nutrients! Garden Fresh is happy to help you add color to your diet, whether you choose our delicious red salsas, our spicy green guacamole, or our golden sweet potato hummus. Incorporating delicious, fresh food options to your diet will help increase energy and overall health. Below are several suggestions for boosting the intake of … [Read more...]

Join the Garden Fresh Team in Supporting the 2014 Walk for the Future!

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The 2014 Walk For The Future,  an event supporting The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, is only 25 days away. This gives anyone interested in joining & supporting the walk plenty of time to get involved! The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties have set a $100,000 goal for this event. Now it is even easier to help them meet that goal. Between now and April 22, 2014, Garden Fresh Gourmet (led by Jack & Annette Aronson) will match, dollar for dollar, all donations - up to $12,500!  This means the donations you secure will be matched - … [Read more...]