Bulk Foods

Beans, peas, pasta, nuts,  lentils, soup mixes,  dried fruit, granola, cooking oils, flour and more! The bulk trail at Valley Natural Foods has pretty much everything you need for snacks and meals, usually at a deeper discount than packaged grocery items. So what is stopping you from shopping bulk? Maybe you are overwhelmed by the over 300 choices, maybe you are not sure how to cook those beans or lentils or maybe you don't know how shopping the bulk trail works. Buying in bulk has economic and environmental benefits. A Portland State University Food Industry Leadership study found that, on average, organic bulk food items are less expensive than their organic packaged counterparts. Manufacturers also save, on average, on bulk foods materials and delivery costs, helping reduce the amount of product packaging going into landfills. So why shop bulk? -You can buy only what

Winter weather forces us to slow down and bundle up. These recipes are great for the days when you need a healthy and hardy way to nourish. Keep reading below to see some of our favorite cold-weather recipes. SMOKED TURKEY & WHITE BEAN SOUP Smoked turkey simmered in chicken broth with onions, celery, carrots, spices and beans all topped with Parmesan cheese. Get the recipe here. KID-FRIENDLY BEEFY STEW This Kid-Friendly Beef Stew is the perfect combination of savory beef and hearty vegetables. You’ll love the nutrients it provides and your kids will love the taste! As seen in Living Naturally Wellness 2017 Edition. Get the recipe here. HOT CITRUS DRINK Orange juice infused with herbal orange spice tea, cinnamon and lemon and then sweetened with coconut palm sugar. This drink is perfect for warming up and it makes your home smell great too! Get the recipe here. GARLIC PARMESAN SMASHED POTATOES Seasoned Yukon gold potatoes

Madrinas Ice Coffee Iced coffee lovers rejoice! A new line of cold coffee beverages has appeared in our store. Come in and try Madrinas’ Fair Trade Organic Cold Brew Coffees and all natural iced coffee blends with flavors like Café Vanilla and Café Mocha. Madrinas cold brews are certified fair trade and specially sourced from high altitude growing zones in Colombia and Mexico. Their cold coffee beverages are made with low-fat, hormone free milk and real cane sugar. Try some out today! For more information visit: http://www.madrinascoffee.com/ Newman’s Own Something sweet has joined the bins in our bulk section. Newman’s Own Organic Licorice Twists are the perfect bite size treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. Made with organic ingredients and flavors like sour pineapple, sour cherry and strawberry, you’ll surely find a flavor you love. Newman’s own started in the early 1980’s when Paul Newman bottled