Cotton Candy Grapes

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Sweet like the sugar-spun treat from our childhood, Cotton Candy Grapes are plump, juicy and bursting with real cotton candy flavor! But how did they manage to capture that cotton candy flavor? By working closely with their breeding partners, The Grapery used a wide range of natural, cross-pollination combinations. Through hard work and a little luck, the Cotton Candy Grape was discovered! Fun and healthy, this fruit is one you have to taste to believe! These sustainably grown, non-GMO grapes are in-season, but only for a limited time. Perfect for school lunches, on-the-go snacks or an evening dessert – these grapes can’t be missed.

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The Grapery

The Grapery’s passion for the perfect grape is translated into their care from plant to plate. Jim and Jack (owners and dedicated farmers), taste their crops every morning and decide which fruits are ready for harvest; a unique approach and one that makes for the best eating experience possible. Caring for the soil health and providing their plants with optimal care, ensures The Grapery’s all-natural grapes are deliciously plump and always flavorful.

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Danone

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Danone Organic FarmingWhat is a B Corp™?

Certified B Corporations®are businesses leading a global movement working to redefine success in business. B Corps™ meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, transparency and legal accountability.

Through their certification, Danone North America demonstrates their long-lasting commitment to economic success and social progress, and the belief that each time we eat and drink, we can vote for the world we want to live in.

When you buy a B Corp Certified™ product, you are supporting companies working to create a more sustainable and equitable society for all.


Force for Good: Danone North America

At Danone North America, they believe treating everyone and everything—animals, the environment, each other, their partners and their community—with unwavering respect. That long-standing commitment, built in to all of their brands, is part of what allowed them to become the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world

Danone for Better CommunitiesSilk

Silk is passionate about doing right by the planet. Committed to supporting pollinators, Silk has planted more than 25 linear miles of drought-resistant, flowering, native California hedgerow plants on the orchards owned by the family that supplies their almond butter.

They balance all the water used in their Silk product manufacturing plants by restoring it back to nature.

Their cartons are recyclable, and so are the creamer bottles and the cups for yogurt alternatives. Just follow the How2Recycle instructions on the pack to keep it out of the landfill.

So Delicious

When it comes to deliciousness, So Delicious believes quality ingredients matter as much as taste. That’s why they are passionate about things like organic coconut, compassionate sourcing, and Non-GMO Project Verification.

Cocoa powder used for So Delicious products is UTZ certified. UTZ stands for better opportunities for farmers and their families. Through this program, So Delicious pays a premium for the cocoa powder which in turn improves farmer income and livelihoods.   

Vega

Vega is committed to sustainability, by sourcing their ingredients responsibly and also working to reduce waste throughout their supply chain. 

By producing their tubs with post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic, Vega diverts plastic waste from the landfill and uses resources more efficiently. They also divert food waste from the landfill by sourcing stranded greens from organic growers.

Horizon

At Horizon, soil health matters. Organic farming practices are designed to help keep soil healthy and improve it over time. Their farmers rely on composting, cover crops, crop rotation and responsible grazing to help manage soil health and provide their cows with pasture grass and forage.

At their manufacturing plants, 100% of the electricity used to make their products comes from wind energy through the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates.

Wallaby

Wallaby’s creamy, delicious yogurt is made from organic milk from family farms with premium organic ingredients. Their cows eat an all-organic, non-GMO diet, and are not treated with growth hormones or antibiotics. Organic standards require that farms maintain or improve their natural resources—including wildlife habitat, and soil and water quality.
 

3 Delicious & Healthy Keto Recipes by Dr. Josh Axe

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Article by Dr. Josh Axe

Keto Fat Bomb RecipeKeto Fat Bomb Recipe with Cinnamon & Almond Butter

Most of us have spent our lives avoiding fat. When eating keto, Making the adjustment to not just eating fat but embracing fat can be tough. And if you’ve ever wondered how to eat more fat on keto, keto fat bombs are key.

What are keto fat bombs? Low-carb and low-protein, keto bombs are high-fat snacks, making them a great way to increase your fat intake on the keto diet, while also controlling hunger. They’re similar to energy balls, but keto bombs skip the oats, grains and sweeteners that make up most of those. Instead, they’re packed with healthy fats like nut butters, grass-fed butter and other tasty, high-fat foods.

Prep Time: 10 minutes, Total Time: 1 hour, Serves: 12

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup Grass-fed butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup Almond butter (crunchy or smooth)
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter and almond butter. Remove from the heat.
  2. Add in the vanilla and cinnamon, stirring until well-combined.
  3. Line a muffin pan with liners and equally distribute the mixture into the 12 liners.
  4. Freeze for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Keto Avocado Deviled Egg RecipeAvocado Deviled Eggs Recipe (the Ultimate Keto Snack)

Avocado deviled eggs are a delicious option for anyone seeking to snack on healthy keto fats. One egg is about 78 calories and has a whopping 6.3 grams of protein, while one serving of avocado is packed with 113 calories, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber and protein.

These healthy deviled eggs are vegetarian-friendly, dairy-free and fit into Paleo and ketogenic diets.

Total time: 25 minutes, Serves: 6

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4–6 Eggs
  • 1 Avocado
  • ¼ tsp. Sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. Pepper
  • ¼ tsp. Garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. Chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. Cumin
  • ¼ tsp. Smoked paprika (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. Cilantro, for garnish

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a medium pot, add eggs and cover with water until fully submerged.
  2. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and cover for 12–13 minutes.
  3. Fill a large bowl with ice water and, using a slotted spoon, gently place eggs in the bowl, allowing eggs to chill for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove shell from eggs and slice in half lengthwise, removing the yolk.
  5. In a bowl, combine yolks with the avocado and spices, mixing until well combined.
  6. Add the mixture to the egg halves.
  7. Drizzle with lime juice and top with cilantro.
 

Keto Coffee RecipeKeto Coffee Recipe

Keto coffee is the perfect morning or afternoon beverage for someone following a ketogenic diet. It’s also a way of giving this ketogenic philosophy of eating a try, with a healthy keto drink!

Instead of loading your coffee with carbohydrate-rich milk and sugar, you’ll add in seriously beneficial nutrients like beef gelatin and bone broth collagen, and substitute some vitamin-rich butter for creamer. Replacing sugar with a nice sprinkle of cinnamon satisfies a need for sweet and helps to keep blood sugar from spiking.

Total time: 5 minutes, Serves: 1

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup Organic coffee
  • 1 scoop Collagen powder made from bone broth
  • 1 scoop Beef gelatin (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Grass-fed butter
  • 1 Tbsp. Coconut or MCT oil
  • Cinnamon to sprinkle on top

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender, blending until well combined.
Josh Axe

About Josh

Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, is a doctor of natural medicine, clinical nutritionist and author with a passion to help people get well using food as medicine. Author of the books Eat Dirt, Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine and the upcoming Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones and Reserve Disease (February 2019), he also operates the number-one natural health website in the world at DrAxe.com, with over 15 million unique visitors every month. He’s a co-founder of Ancient Nutrition, a health company where the mission is to restore health, strength and vitality by providing history’s healthiest whole food nutrients to the modern world.

Tips for Brain Health

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Brain health supplements and vitamins Essential vitamins, minerals, omegas and antioxidants will help you stay focused and energized! Explore the health benefits of nootropics, adaptogens, omegas and vitamin E.

Nootropics

Though the name may sound unusual, (The word is based on the Greek for “mind turning or bending.”) you’re already acquainted with a nootropic—caffeine. A nootropic is a compound that helps to boost cognitive function like memory, creativity, motivation and attention. Providing a healthy boost of vitamins and amino acids, these nootropics can help you gain a mental edge. Some nootropics include:
  • Caffeine increases alertness by blocking adenosine receptors in your brain (which makes you feel less tired).
  • Bacopa monnieri is an herb that contains bacosides which have antioxidative properties for brain cells—potentially helping to increase memory and information processing.
  • Panax ginseng has strong anti-inflammatory properties, helping to protect your brain from harm caused by oxidative stress which aids the brain’s ability to function.
  • L-Theanine an amino acid found in tea, can be calming without causing drowsiness.
  • Creatine, another amino acid, bonds with phosphate when it enters your brain, which creates a molecule that helps fuel brain cells, helping to improve short-term memory and ability to reason.
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Adaptogens

These versatile herbs help your body resist stress of all kinds. By promoting adrenal wellness, adaptogens can help combat fatigue. Here are some adaptogens you’ll find in our Vitamin and Supplement aisles:
  • Ashwagandha helps to sooth and balance your body’s reaction to stress.
  • Rhodiola rosea helps to reduce mental fatigue and help with stress—and is also considered a nootropic.
  • Schizandra helps your body to resist the effects of stress as well as improve focus.
  • Reishi is a type of mushroom that can support your immune system.
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Omegas

Keep your brain engaged with essential fats, the most critical components for boosting brain power. Your brain is made up of approximately 60% fat. Omega-3 fatty acids help to maintain the function of your brain cells and neurotransmitters, helping your brain adapt to new information and facilitate cognition.

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Vitamin E

An antioxidant, vitamin E helps protect cells from the oxidative damage caused by free radicals. The brain is especially susceptible to this type of damage, which is why vitamin E can help promote cognitive ability.

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Source Naturals

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Source Naturals Supplements Source Naturals has been inspiring people for over 30 years to lead healthier, more fulfilled lives with better nutrition as the center of an integrative, holistic and natural approach to wellness.

Leaders of the Wellness Revolution

Beginning with their immune support product, Wellness Formula®, Source Naturals started a wellness revolution. The ground-breaking notion that put it into motion was Founder Ira Goldberg’s vision that nutritional formulations—of nutrients, herbs and nutraceuticals—should help maintain well-being as well as enhance life. This practice is common today, but in 1982, it was revolutionary. Today, Source Naturals is still on the leading edge of transformational health practice. Their formulations are based on science and a deep understanding of our body’s own ability to maintain balance. Crafted to work at a cellular level, their products help bring the body’s interdependent systems into balance. They call this unique formulation strategy Bio-Alignment™.

Their Commitment to You

The well-being of their customers is Source Naturals’ highest priority. That’s why they have an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality. All the ingredients for their formulas are tested for purity, authenticity and potency before and after they’re created to ensure that you’re getting exactly what their label says.

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Natural Pet Food

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Natural and Organic Pet Food

At Sprouts, we know pet nutrition is just as important to you as your own—which is why we carry the leading brands in natural and organic pet foods and treats including Blue Buffalo, I and Love and You, and Castor Pollux. From grain free, to high protein, your furry friends can enjoy a delicious meal with all the right nutrients without unnecessary fillers. Just as the Paleo diet suggests, eating whole foods like our early ancestors did, has health benefits. The same is true for our pets. While not all pets struggle with conventional foods, they do have very little natural digestive support to break down and metabolize complex carbohydrates. These may remain undigested and may damage the lining of the digestive system over a long period of time.

Organic Pet Food

Containing all-natural ingredients like chicken, fish and eggs, organic pet food does not contain any animal by-products, gluten or fillers. With chemical-free additives, an organic pet food diet may reduce the risk of ailments and allergies. You may also see an overall increase in the quality of your pet’s life. With cleaner sources of nutrients and protein, your pet will spend less time digesting the foods and more time benefiting from the powerful nutrients they are receiving.

Healthy Dog & Cat Treats

Whether you want to reward good behavior or just show your cat and dog some extra love, healthy treats are the way to go. Grain-free, organic or made from healthy options, you’ll feel good about giving them purr-inducing, tail-wagging nutritious treats.

Supplements to Keep Pets Healthy

If you’re looking to take the extra step with your pet’s health, we offer a diverse assortment of supplements for dogs and cats too. You’ll find probiotics, flax oil, multivitamins and supplements to support hip and joint health, regularity, stress, and a healthy skin and coat as well.


Find these healthy dog and cat food brands at your local Sprouts!

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Health-Ade Kombucha

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Health-Ade kombucha was started in 2012 by a husband, wife, and best friend in a true farmers market start-up story: a small credit card and a big dream to make REAL FOOD and bring only that to the commercial shelf. The best tasting and highest quality kombucha you can buy is just the start, as their ultimate mission is to be the champion of the happiest and healthiest you.

Health-Ade Kombucha Sorbet RecipeWhat is Kombucha?

Old-school kombucha is made via primary and secondary fermentation using four simple ingredients; water, tea, sugar and a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). Health-Ade is proud to do this the real way. Fermentation is where the activity of friendly bacteria, yeasts and enzymes (aka probiotics) eat the sugar in sweet tea and turn it into tasty, and slightly bubbly, kombucha. A couple things to note—all kombucha is made with sugar (it’s more for the probiotics than for you) and the highest quality ingredients will make the best tasting brew. If made the real way, it can take up to four weeks to make a bottle. That’s how Health-Ade makes it every day.  

Try this delicious Health-Ade Cherry Berry Kombucha Sorbet!


Health Ade Kombucha GiveawayHEALTH-ADE TROPICAL PUNCH SWEEPSTAKES

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Organic India

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Farmers for Organic India ORGANIC INDIA was born out of a desire to be a vehicle of consciousness in the global market. By creating a holistic, sustainable business modality, they inspire, promote and support true wellness, and respect for all beings and for Mother Nature. These ideals and practices are the reason ORGANIC INDIA is a B Corp—a certification that ensures a business is helping to create a greater world for all—employees, farmers, communities, animals and the environment are all treated with respect.

Empowering People

All of the herbs for ORGANIC INDIA’s teas and supplements are grown on small family farms in India. They empower self-sufficiency of these farmers and their communities by reintroducing traditional farming practices, subsidizing the transition to certified organic, as well as paying a premium market price for the herbs. These farmers are able to rotate crops between growing for ORGANIC INDIA, and growing food for their own family, creating a sustainable income for them and preserving their well-being.

Helping Mother Nature

Central to ORGANIC INDIA’s vision is a deep respect and devotion to Mother Nature. All of the farmers and the tribal wildcrafters are educated in ways to enrich the biodiversity of the land and regenerate the soil through composting, water management, crop protection and rotation. Every year, through these regenerative agriculture practices, their farmers help to revive the local ecosystem in their communities.

Sharing Abundance

They believe their success is living proof that shared abundance can be created with an uncompromising commitment to environmental and social responsibility. When you choose to buy products from ORGANIC INDIA, you’re joining this rich story by supporting these fair and sustainable practices.

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  1. Download the Sprouts app and create an account.
  2. Log into you account.
  3. Go to the digital coupon section.
  4. Clip the Organic India sweepstakes entry.
No purchase necessary to enter or win. The giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. Official rules

Find Your Botanical Bliss

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Botanical Bliss

Ashwagandha for Adrenal & Stress Support

Ashwagandha is known for aiding strength, stamina and stress levels by supporting the adrenal glands.* Located on top of each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help to regulate many of your body’s essential functions like metabolism, blood pressure, immune system and response to stress. When you are under duress, whether it’s from a busy lifestyle or a one-time stressful event, your body produces the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol. In one study, ashwagandha was shown to significantly reduce the subjects’ cortisol levels. You can learn more about ashwagandha in this article.

Medicinal Mushrooms for Balance & Restoration Support

Medicinal mushrooms are known to have potent antioxidant and adaptogenic properties that can support the immune system, liver health, brain function and healthy stress levels.* Medicinal mushrooms are high in antioxidants as well as other nutrients. Selenium, which plays a role in liver detoxification, is not found in most fruits and veggies. But as fungi, mushrooms provide a good source of this helpful mineral. Adaptogens help your body to resist stress and have a positive effect on the body’s immune and nervous systems. Because medicinal mushrooms have adaptogenic properties, they can aid in overall health and stress response.

Milk Thistle for Liver Health Support

Milk thistle can help support healthy liver function by promoting the elimination of environmental and physical toxins.* Your liver helps to digest food and rid your body of toxins. While its main job is to filter the blood coming from your digestive tract before it goes to the rest of your body, your liver actually performs over 500 functions—all of which are integral for life. Milk thistle contains the flavonoid silymarin. Flavonoids are found in veggies and fruit, and are powerful antioxidants, which can help protect your cells from damage. Silymarin’s antioxidant properties can help support liver health.

Oregano Oil for Immunity Support

Oregano oil can help support a healthy immune response. Plus, it’s effective everywhere in the body including skin, respiratory tract, sinuses, gut and urinary tract.* Your immune system relies on micronutrients to maintain balance. Antioxidants are micronutrients that fight against free radicals (potentially harmful molecules) and protect your cell’s integrity. Oregano oil owes its immune-supporting abilities to two compounds. Carvacrol is a type of antioxidant called a phenol that can help protect your cells against damage. Thymol is another phenol that has antimicrobial properties, helping to protect against toxins.

Valerian for Sleep & Relaxation Support

Helping to promote tranquility, valerian may ease anxious feelings in response to stressful situations, act as a natural muscle relaxer and may improve your quality of sleep.* Valerian helps to support sleep and relaxation in two ways. Linarin is the flavonoid (plant pigment) present in valerian root responsible for its calming effect. Valerian also raises the level of GABA, a neurotransmitter in the brain associated with regulating anxiety. Think sleeping is overrated? Check out our article about the importance of sleep to your overall health.
Please note: The information contained in this article is not intended to treat, cure, or diagnose any medical condition and should not be treated as such. Please seek out your physician or dietitian before making changes to your diet.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Curious About CBD Topicals?

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Curious About CBD Oil

An Introduction to Topical Products Containing Hemp-derived Cannabidiol (CBD)

While the complete list of CBD oil benefits is still being researched, manufacturers understand the growing interest from shoppers seeking alternative options. Topical body care like balms, creams, salves and ointments containing CBD are not intended to treat or cure any specific condition but may help tired muscles and sore joints.

What is CBD Oil?

CBD (cannabidiol) is one molecule of hundreds derived from the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant and made into oil. This oil is then combined with emollients and essential oils for topical application.

Are Marijuana and Hemp Different?

Yes, both belong to the same plant family but have distinctive characteristics. Marijuana contains a psycho-active component called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is associated with a “high,” while CBD is non psycho-active and does not produce a “high.”

How Do CBD Products Work?

Cannabinoids activate receptors in our body associated with our endocannabinoid system (ECS), which regulates recovery and repair, among other functions. Many consumers have found CBD-containing products helpful when used as recommended. No significant side effects have been reported with CBD use, and it is generally well tolerated.*

In topical form, such as balms, creams, salves and ointments, CBD products may be a useful alternative to over-the-counter, steroid-based creams and act as a more natural remedy for those interested in natural care. Topical hemp extract may help manage pain or inflammation associated with injury or strain.

How Should I Choose CBD Topicals?

When choosing topical CBD body care items, it’s important to look for products rooted in efficacy, safety and quality. Brands sold at Sprouts offer products that comply with applicable laws, FDA regulations and are committed to testing, traceability and transparency.

*Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not designed to treat, cure or mitigate any disease. You should consult with your doctor prior to use.