June 22, 2016 | 0 Responses | Article under News | by realfoodco

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Prepare your kitchen to streamline summer meals and spend more time outdoors and enjoying longer daylight hours.   While summer weather in San Francisco can be unpredictable, great summer produce is something you can always count on. Whether you source your fresh fruits and veggies from y...

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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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June Real Specials

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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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Real Families

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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A Passion for Wellness

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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back to routines

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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Heart Health

Fish Oil and Omegas Omega-3 fatty acids are the heart healthy, cholesterol-clear...

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The Big Dish

Our Polk store was featured in KOFY TV's new show The Big Dish! Check out the video here!   ...

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Hearty, Yet Healthy Winter Foods

3 Hearty-Yet-Healthy Winter Foods Written by Christine Eubanks, Health Coach   Januar...

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Kale Kabocha Squash Soup

2 qt vegetable stock 1 large Kabocha Squash (keep skin on, large dice) 2 bunches kale (remove ...

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The Benefits of an Alkaline Body

By Health Coach Christine Eubanks   Everything you eat and drink has a direct impact on t...

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Gluten-Free Holiday Gingerbread Cookies

    Gluten-Free Holiday Gingerbread Cookies by Health Coach Christine Eubanks ...

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Holiday Trifle

Holiday Trifle   Originating in England in the 1500s, a Trifle is a quick and easy desser...

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Gluten Free Stuffin’ Muffins

Recipe by Chef Mateo Boucher Makes 1 dozen muffins. Use all organic ingredients wherever possible...

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Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Recipe coutesy of My Recession Kitchen by Jean Green...

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