What do you get when you combine a Hawaii Farmer and Hawaii Chef at Foodland? Great tasting food made with the freshest local ingredients from the farm to market! It’s exactly what you’ll find when you attend Foodland’s “Hawaii’s Farmers and Chefs” events at Foodland on Saturday, August 25th and September 1st.
I finally got to try the Silk® Fruit & Protein drinks! But let me tell you, it wasn’t easy….
When I originally got samples of the three flavors, I organized a tasting within our office for a few people to try. I ended up getting called into a meeting and when I came out, the containers were all empty and I had nothing but glowing reviews.
Then, I went and bought one at Foodland Beretania and my niece polished it off before I ever got a chance at it!
Beautiful Bing Cherries are on sale this week at your local Foodland and Sack N Save stores. These sweet summer treats make for a wonderful snack anytime, and are also great in pies, fruit salads, and of course to top your favorite ice cream!
Here are some helpful tips on picking and storing Bing Cherries:
How to pick Bing Cherries
We had heard the buzz about Skinnygirl® Margaritas a while back and several of our customers were even asking us about when we were going to start carrying this hot new low calorie ready to serve cocktail at Foodland.
Well, we brought in Skinnygirl® Margaritas late last year, and it surprised us in two ways: 1. How great it tasted for a so called "low calorie" beverage and 2. How hard it was to keep it on the shelves!
Blueberries can be a great item for both their taste and their antioxidants. Here are a few fast ideas to get them into your diet. Throw them into your cereal or oatmeal. Toss them into a salad. Have some with Greek yogurt and honey. Or, just pop a few into your mouth and eat them like candy!
How to pick Blueberries
During the Summer we know that there are lots of reasons for people get together in Hawaii. From birthdays to family gatherings to BBQ's with friends there is always a reason and there is always plenty of food. I know that many of you come to Foodland and buy our meat from our partners at Certified Angus Beef®. As more of you have tried and liked the brand I do get asked what makes it so good and how do you know it is such good quality?
We’re working with farmers who think the same way we do here at Foodland - that taste is number one. These growers are the best and they leave the fruit on the trees longer, so the fruit actually ripens on the tree. That really allows the fruit to have a higher sugar content. So the fruit that you’ll find in our stores this summer will be the sweetest fruit available anywhere. The sweetest apples, cherries, berries, melons, peaches, pineapples, and a whole lot more that your family will ... more »
Have you tried cooking with coconut oil yet?
It has become a staple in my house, but often when I tell people about this wonderful oil, I hear something to the effect of, “aren’t tropical oils bad for you?” I also heard a lot about coconut oil being high in saturated fat, which didn’t sound good either.
One of our favorite Hawaii Grown fruits is in season and on sale this week at your local Foodland and Sack N Save stores. Grown by the Kona Dragon Fruit Company on the Big Island, this beautiful Dragon Fruit comes in shades of green, red, purple, and pink. The flesh of the fruit inside can range from purple, pink, red and even white with tiny edible black seeds.
The sweet flavor and texture is similar to that of a kiwi mixed with a pear, but you really have to try it for yourself ... more »