October 8, 2016 | 0 Responses | Article under News | by realfoodco

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  Dear Community:   The Real Food team has been honored to serve San Francisco for the past 47 years as a family-owned small business.  We are an organic, locally-sourced grocery store that has been a community institution in the neighborhood since we opened our second location a...

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October Real Specials

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Real Family: Sunscreen Inside Out

Who doesn’t love being outdoors on a warm sunny day? For San Franciscans, our summer heat waves of...

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Lemony White Bean Dip

Lemony White Bean Dip

Made from a hodgepodge of pantry staples, this di...

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Celebrating 40-years at Real Food Company

JOIN US SEPTEMBER 24th 10am- 4pm at our Polk Street location for a day of Celebration! -- L...

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Real Fresh Deals, Sept 14th-27th

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September Real Specials

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August Real Specials

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Real Deals, July 20th – August 2nd

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July Real Specials

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Preparing your Pantry for Summer Meals

Prepare your kitchen to streamline summer meals and spend more time outdoors and enjoying longer day...

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Strawberries Three Ways


Strawberry Coulis

Try your strawberry coulis over a small bowl of Greek yogurt and...

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Women Healers Throughout History

Throughout history, women have been in many roles as healers, herbalists and midwives. They have als...

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Book Review: An A-Z Guide to Healing Foods, by Elise Collins

“The greatest wealth is health.” –Virgil   No matter what the season is, we are in ...

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Play Hard. Stay Hydrated.

  It’s time to get out and play! And the importance of staying hydrated cannot be overstat...

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Coconut Chicken Stew & Why We Love Coconut

For many, the only real association with eating coconut was generally in Thai food dishes.  We didn...

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Real Food Company Celebrates Being Local

Our customers are a mix of wellness professionals, neighbors and visitors who often share with us th...

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It’s Easy Being Green

  Don't fight it; we are naturally geared towards being green. And, March i...

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Kale and Cabbage Slaw with Roasted Chickpeas

Dietary Notes: vegetarian, gluten free, no soy, corn or cane sugar


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Dr. Mercola: A Passion for Wellness

Special Note: When you purchase $100.00 or more of Dr. Mercola products at Real Food Company, yo...

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Real Sauerkraut

Dietary Notes: dairy free, gluten free, no soy, corn or cane sugar, vega...

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Real Family: We love your GUTS

  Ahhh, our amazing guts, whats not to love? Inside our bodies are nearly 25 feet of intesti...

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Walking and Talking with Wa

Juanita Ann Harmon has been working in the Wellness Industry for over 30 years. She is full-blooded ...

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NOW Table

This is Real Food Company

Several months ago Wellness and Purchasing Consultant, Juanita Ann Harmon suggested we host a Now Co...

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Real Family: Winter Wellness Shopping List

Winter is a good time to reflect, meditate, and rest. In the cold months, we go deep into our bodies...

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Raw Pot de Crème

Special: CaCoCo is currently offering a 20% discount in both SF stores from Jan 15-Feb 15, 2016 S...

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At the RFC Information Table

"Remember when Health Food Stores carried with them their own sense community?" This was a questi...

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Sharing: We all Can

We all can buy a can and, give a can. Real Food Company is proud to support the San Francisco-Mar...

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Real Family: Sugar Plum Faeries and the Magic of the Holidays

Any ballerina will tell you that the ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ might just be their favorit...

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Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies

  Season: Winter Dietary notes: gl...

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Creating a Sustainable Holiday

As we transition from the bounty of fall and into the sweet magic of winter, our senses and schedule...

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December Real Specials

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November Real Specials

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Be the Chill.

  In San Francisco, we’re pulling on our sweaters and beginning to feel the chill of fall....

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Real Family: Setting the Table

Whether you have a house full of children for Thanksgiving in your cozy flat or your planning a meal...

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Coconut Lemon Bars

Recipe: Coconut Lemon Bars Season: Winter Dietary Concerns: ...

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October Real Specials

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Non-GMO Project

Non-GMO Month

For Non-GMO Month....

We’re happy to announce our continued suppo...

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Rethink and Remineralize! Let’s Talk Cavities.

Heal Your Teeth and Cavities &n...

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Summer in the City

For folks of all strokes!   It's what we in San Francisco know as "Summer in the City." E...

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Staying Healthy with High-Dose C!

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Rehydrate in Seconds!

With the extra running around, back-to-school errands, and the extra heat that's settling in before ...

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Wellness Tips -Back to Routines!

As we head back to school, further from the summer months and closer to the Fall and se...

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WATER We Going To Do

How do you save water? How often do you even think about saving water? Until recent years, saving wa...

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July: A Month of Independence

It's a month of freedom, reflection, relaxation, and general time, according to how YOU want it. It'...

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Grain-Free Tortillas

  Come one, come all! These tortillas are freedom to anyone who has allergies to the Top 8, ...

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Wellness and Skin-Care

Wellness During Your Journey: Jetlag


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The Road to Health: Foodie Tips for your Summer Traveling Plans

We’ve all been there:

you start a road trip, perhaps even with pre-packed snacks and hea...

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Love For Your Heart

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Holiday Baking Alternatives

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GMO-Free growing zone motion needs your help!

Courtesy of GM...

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Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

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Farm to table with sustainable organic non-GMO turkeys

Talking Turkey

From farm to table: This holiday, give thanks for good foo...

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GMO-Free Fall Festival

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RFC receives LA “Good Food Champion” recognition

Congratulations Real Food Company!

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5 Easy Lunches That Make Back-to-School and Work Delicious

Find yourself rushing your kids to school too much? Worried about not making your morning meetings a...

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3 Food Rules For Improving Behavior & Attention

An increase in the consumption of nutrient deficient foods and envirnonmental toxins are contributin...

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Be Safe in the Sun: Choosing the Right Sunscreen

During the summer months we spend a lot of time outside. Which means we need to protect our skin eve...

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Fresh Organic Berry Pie

The summer offers an abundance of fresh fruit, especially a wide selection of tasty berries. For thi...

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Early Summer Pasta Salad

Early Summer Pasta Salad June is a great time of year to fire up the ...

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Meet Polk Street’s New Meat Manager!

Renato Yedra comes to us with 20 years of experience in the meat business. He was raised in Mexico C...

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Frozen Banana Treat!

You won't believe how easy and quick it is to whip up some delicious "ice cream" using only a couple...

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Organic, Gluten-Free Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

This quiche is great for brunch!  Make it for your next get-together. Your friends and family will ...

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6 Ways To Go Organic On A Budget

We know organic foods are cleaner and healthier and non-organic options often contain hormones, pest...

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Gluten-Free Crustless Quiche

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Celebrate Earth Month With Mate Mondays

Yerba mate (yer-bah mah-tay) is made from the naturally caffeinated and nourishing leaves of the cel...

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Organic Breakfast Smoothie

As a member of the marketing team at Real Food Company, I spend a lot of my days immersed in informa...

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Shopping Non-GMO

In today’s world of processed foods, chemicals, pesticides and additives, it’s difficult to know...

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Organic Early Spring Salad with Lemon Thyme Dressing

Organic Early Spring Salad 1 container of Organic Girl Baby Spring Mix 1/2 C ...

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Valentine’s Chocolate Raspberry Tomboy Cake

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Reset and Reboot Your Body For 2014

Try these health and wellness products to get you back in shape for the New Year! All are available ...

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Kale Quinoa Salad With Hazelnut Pesto

Recipe and photos courtesy of Jean Greenfield at www.myr...

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Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Jean Greenfield at www.myrecessionki...

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Make Your Own Holiday Cheese Platter

All cheeses are available at our Polk and Fillmore Street locations and were carefully selected by o...

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Seasonal Veggies To Try This Year

Vegetables are a delicious Fall staple. The usual suspects (potatoes, yams, green beans, brussel spr...

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Turkey Gravy

¼ lb butter ½ C flour 1 quart chicken or turkey stock pan drippings sea salt black ...

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Have a non-GMO Thanksgiving

Turkey Tips

Cooking a turkey for a big group of people can be intimidating. Whether it’s your first time, or y...

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10 Ingredients To Avoid In Your Halloween Candy (and what to get instead)

With Halloween just around the corner, many parents ask us what they can hand out to local trick-or-...

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Avoiding GMOs, Aisle By Aisle

As we enter the Fall harvest and approach a holiday season full of important meals, celebrating Non...

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The Most Important Thing You Can Teach Your Child About Food

You eat three times a day, probably more. So it makes sense that food is often a topic of discussion...

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Mac & Cheese Dinner

A staple dinner that is quick, easy and everyone can eat! All products available in our stores! &...

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Which Seasonal Foods Rank Highest In Pesticide Levels?

You may be familiar with the "Dirty Dozen" and the "Clean Fifteen" which represent the vegetables an...

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5 Hidden Sources of Gluten

Gluten has become...

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3 Messages Your Sugar Cravings Are Sending You (and what to do about them)!

We've all been there - that moment when hunger strikes and anything other than junk food seems total...

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Nitrates and Nitrites In Your Food

By Christine Eubanks of Love and Tomatoes   ...

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Toxin-Free Skin Protection

By Christine Eubanks, Holistic Health Coach

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Fruit-sweetened Ice Cream (all-natural and fast!)

by Christine Eubanks, Holistic Health Coach   This summer treat is so he...

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3 Ways to Beat a Summer Cold

by Christine Eubanks, Holistic Health Coach   Few things are more unpleasant than a nasty...

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Health Benefits of Hot Peppers

by Christine Eubanks, Holistic Health Coach


Forbidden Rice Chocolate Breakfast Pudding

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What Exactly is Fair Trade?

By Christine Eubanks, Health Coach   Fair Trade products are products that are produced b...

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Best Places To Picnic In San Francisco

Spring is here! And it's a great time of year in San Francisco for a picnic in the park! Stop by our...

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How to Avoid BPA Exposure (and what that means!)

by Christine Eubanks, Health Coach   By now you’ve probably heard of the term BPA-Free ...

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7 Things To Do With Juicer Pulp

by Christine Eubanks, Holistic Health Coach     One of my favorite ways to get a ...

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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Pre-heat oven to 350F with fan on if you have a convection oven, 375F with no fan. Cut cauliflower i...

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Eating The Rainbow

Foods come in a wide array of colors and hues and for very good reason. Each food's color is a clue ...

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3 Foods To “Spring Clean” Your Body

In California, we are lucky to have some seasonal produce nearly year-round that comes from within 1...

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Spring Allergy Relief

Allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to a foreign protein in the air, in food, or on th...

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Regular Family Meals Promote Healthier Families

by Christine Eubanks, Holistic Wellness Coach     Soccer practice. Music lessons....

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Jarlsberg Swiss On Sale This Month

Jarlsberg has been exported to the US for over 45 years and is renowned for it's mild, nutty & u...

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