Superfood Spotlight: Cacao Powder

cacaopowderWe’re all about foods that are both healthy and delicious. That’s why we’re putting the spotlight on cacao powder, a raw superfood that is versatile and has a ton of health benefits. Whether you add it to a smoothie or use it to whip up a delectable dessert, you’ll sure be thankful that you did!

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Staff Pick: KeVita Master Brew Kombucha

finalstaffpickFor his first Staff Pick, Connor chose a new product to The Corner that just came in yesterday! KeVita Master Brew Kombucha is a live probiotic drink that is naturally energizing and amazingly delicious. Connor loves the grapefruit flavor, which gets its sweet taste from organic grapefruit juice!

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Coca Cola’s Milk Hits the Shelves

fairlifeThat’s right! Another product claiming to be “nutritious” by Coca Cola has hit the shelves (not ours of course ;) ) and this time it isn’t soda or sugary juice drinks…it’s milk. Fairlife’s bright, colorful packaging and claims of being “natural” may seem enticing, but trust us; this product is far from it!

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Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe

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Here’s one for our gluten-free friends! Blends by Orly is a line of gluten-free flours that can be found right here at Nature’s Corner! The local product made in Upstate New York includes several different blends named after cities the company’s founder, Orly, has traveled to. From the Paris Blend which makes delectable cupcakes and cakes to the Tuscany Blend used for artisan white breads and pizza crust, there is a blend for every baked good you can dream of!

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Staff Pick: Back to Nature Peanut Butter Crème Cookies

StaffPickMichaelMichael chose his go-to snack to satisfy his sweet tooth for this week’s staff pick!

Back to Nature Peanut Butter Crème Cookies are made from wheat flour, whole grain rolled oats and peanut butter, which all combine to make a delicious, wholesome cookie (yum).

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Juice for the Community: Fearless Parent

JuicePostFinalToday is day one of Juice for the Community—the first of 2015!

Through Sunday, March 22, 5% of all sales at our Organic Juice Bar will be donated directly to Fearless Parent. The innovative online platform offers information, commentary, and original content on unconventional, evidence-based news about health, wellness, green living, and holistic parenting choices. Stop in this week for a delicious juice and help support Fearless Parent!

 

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NEW Product: Mineral Fusion Nail Polish

Mineral Fusion Image for WebNew to Nature’s Corner this week is Mineral Fusion Nail Polish—just in time for spring! This cleaner, healthier alternative to traditional nail polish is free of Formaldehyde, Toluene, Camphor, Dibutyl Phthalate and other harmful ingredients. There are over 60 beautiful shades to choose from, including bright shades for summer, neutral colors, metallic hues and sparkles.

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Local Vendor Spotlight: Coconutz Chocolate

We love sharing the stories of our local artisan vendors with you! This month, we visited Michelle Jemal, founder of Coconutz Chocolate, at her shop in West Long Branch.  After having to make some changes to her family’s diet, Michelle set out to find the perfect raw chocolate recipe with ingredients that would satisfy their sweet tooth and also provide some health benefits.

Since then, Michelle has been selling her chocolates and making many customers happy along the way! Watch the video to learn more about Coconutz Chocolate and what these delicious sweets can do for you! You can find them right here at Nature’s Corner. :)

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Win Tickets to BOUGHT!

BOUGHT Flyer for BlastCheck out our Facebook page today to win a pair of tickets to the SOLD OUT film screening of BOUGHT, sponsored by Nature’s Corner Natural Market! This exciting event will take place at AMC Theater in the Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) this Wednesday, March 11th, at 7:00 pm.

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‘Dirty Dozen’ List Updated for 2015

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Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) updates its “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” lists, which rank non-organic fruits and vegetables by their level of pesticide residue. While you don’t have to worry about pesticides lurking on your organic produce at The Corner, it’s good to be aware of these lists when you are on the go or out of town!

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