Siete

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As a teen, Veronica Garza suffered from food allergies and autoimmune conditions. Along her healthy living journey, she adopted a grain-free diet. But not being able to eat tortillas made her feel like she was turning her back on her family heritage—so she began to experiment with making her own grain-free tortillas. Veronica knew she had something when her grandma told her that her grain-free tortillas were better than the traditional ones she’d been making for decades.

Juntos es Mejor—Better Together

Throughout Veronica’s health challenges her whole family worked together changing their diets and adopting fitness routines that started in the backyard and moved to them opening their own gym. With her parents and four siblings, they created Siete (seven!) to bring delicious, grain-free Mexican food from their dining table to yours.

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  • Siete Product Bundle
  • Siete Swag and Party Decorations
  • $200 Sprouts Gift Card
  • Crate & Barrel Hosting Set

HERE’S HOW TO ENTER!

  1. Download the Sprouts app and create an account
  2. Log into you account
  3. Go to the digital coupon section
  4. Clip the Siete giveaway coupon 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

Spring Cleaning with Dr. Bronner’s

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Castile soap is an inspiring product that’s not only easy to use, but easy on the planet. When diluted properly, it’s safe to be used on your skin and around children and pets. Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soaps are biodegradable and versatile, while being wildly effective. These three, easy-to-put-together cleaner concoctions will become your new go-tos.      Natural Cleaners with Dr. Bronner's

All-purpose Natural Cleaning Spray

To use, dampen a microfiber cloth with the solution and wipe. Rinse the cloth as needed. This is great for all surfaces—granite, ceramic, tile and even carpets!

Materials:

  • 1 qt. Water (distilled, if possible)
  • 1/4 cup Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap (Tea Tree is preferred, but any will work great) OR 1 Tbsp. Dr. Bronner’s Sal Suds
  • 20 drops Tea tree essential oils
  • 1 qt. Spray bottle

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in spray bottle. Gently shake before using.

Natural Glass Cleaner

If the glass surface you’re attempting to clean is especially dirty, treat the glass with the all-purpose solution above. This natural remedy is perfect for wiping down windows, mirrors and chrome.

Materials:

  • 50/50 Mixture of water and white vinegar
  • Spray bottle
  • Optional: drops of your favorite essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in spray bottle. Gently shake before spraying.
  2. Wipe glass with a damp microfiber cloth until dry.

Natural Makeup Brush Cleaner

This cleaner is exceptionally simple to put together—you’ll have your brushes cleaned in a flash.

Materials:

  • Small bowl of room-temperature, distilled water
  • Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Soap (any scent will do, can also substitute with Sal Suds)

Instructions:

  1. Wet the brushes with the water.
  2. Add 1–2 drops of castile soap directly onto the brush’s bristles. Gently massage the bristles for 10 seconds.
  3. Rinse under water.
  4. Repeat as needed until water runs clear.
Note: Avoid soaking the brushes, which could damage the handles and bristles.

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Good for the Future

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EPIC Brand StoryEPIC Provisions: Bison in field

Inspired by their own healthy living journey and the simple, yet powerful diets of our ancestors, Katie Forrest and Taylor Collins founded EPIC™ to produce flavor-forward, delicious, meat- and egg white-based protein snacks. But the story behind their products is as epic as their name.   Katie and Taylor dared to ask, what if the foods you eat could regenerate the land? The answer is nothing short of a food revolution. Their 450-acre farm, ROAM Ranch is now home to over 70 bison, pastured chickens, heritage turkeys and over 200,000 honey bees. But when they purchased it, it had been industrially farmed for 100 years. It lacked biodiversity and was highly degraded from overgrazing. They’re using their ranchland to create a wildlife habitat that helps to recharge aquifers, produce food and sequester carbon—a practice called regenerative agriculture. In the short amount of time they’ve had ROAM, they’ve proven that holistic management can have a huge impact. Thriving, diverse ecosystems teeming with life result in greater sustainability for all—because the health of humans, animals, the soil and the planet are all intertwined.

Good for the Future: EPIC Provisions is going beyond organic with regenerative agriculture.

Partnerships

Through their partnership with The Savory Institute, EPIC is committed to global large-scale grassland restoration efforts. When managed appropriately, animals can enrich the earth by aerating the ground, fertilizing the soil and positively shaping landscapes. All of this supports healthy topsoil, effectively holds ground water and sequesters carbon from the atmosphere. In 2016, EPIC joined General Mills, together they can invest in the future of healthy, sustainable food through regenerative agriculture. General Mills supports greener-for-all practices in these brands as well:

Annie’s

Annie’s partners with organic farmers who are saving our soil through regenerative agriculture. They also choose ingredients, manufacturing partners, and packaging materials that have a positive impact on farmers, communities, animals, the environment and you. 

Cascadian Farm

Since 1972, Cascadian Farm has been dedicated to farming in a way that would preserve the earth and her inhabitants. Today, they have grown beyond their original home farm and are a pioneering supporter of farmers who use practices that regenerate the land and their communities.

Muir Glen

Always committed to sourcing 100% of their ingredients from certified organic farms, Muir Glen has expanded their priorities to include regenerative practices like cover cropping and diverse crop rotations.

In April 2019, Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation and General Mills have partnered to donate $200K to benefit school gardens and composting programs, as well as community gardens and youth farm stands—ensuring that children have a good understanding of fresh, healthy food and where it comes from. Visit  sprouts.com/foundation to learn more.

Wild Planet

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Wild PlanetThe Wild Way

Born from a sense of reverence for the natural marine ecosystem, Wild Planet offers consumers a wide variety of premium, sustainably sourced seafood containing abundant essential nutrients. Wildly Good, Wildly Delicious and Wildly good for you! 

Fishing for Change

Because Wild Planet supports selective harvest practices, all tuna is caught by pole and line or trolling methods. Because these methods catch the target species one fish at a time, there is very low incidence of by-catch of other species or juveniles of the target species.  

Wildly Delicious

Wild Planet tuna is cooked right in the can, retaining the nutrient-rich, omega-3 fatty acids and the natural juices—a difference you can taste because there isn’t any added water. Equally delicious and versatile are Wild Planet’s other products—omega-3-rich species such as mackerel, white anchovies and sardines. You’ll also find amazing flavor in the wild salmon products, caught in Alaska by small-scale fishing families.

Home on the Range

Wild Planet believes that a healthy planet is comprised of both living water and living soil. To that end, the company now provides a land-based protein – Organic Roasted Chicken Breast, raised on a diet which includes non-GMO corn grown on land that is free from chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. These chemicals eventually run off and enter the oceans. Wild Planet’s support of organic farming is a step towards keeping waterways and oceans clean and healthy, and is considered to be the land-based equivalent of sustainable pole and line fishing.

Video Description: Learn how the tuna sourced for Wild Planet by the use of sustainable fishing methods minimizes the bycatch of millions of pristine sea creatures.

Ready to give Wild Planet a try? Check out these easy and family-friendly recipes:

Wild Planet Protein Cheese Melt Bar

Ingredients:

  • Pick your Wild Planet Protein (30z.) Pouch: Albacore, Skipjack, Pink Salmon or Sockeye Salmon
  • Pick your base: bagel, wheat bread, flat bread, tortilla, gluten-free breads, hardy greens (kale, spinach, cabbage slaw, etc)
  • Pick your condiment: Mayo, Aioli, Mustard, Hummus, Guacamole, Olive Tapenade, Olive Oil, etc.
  • Pick Your cheese: American, cheddar, mozzarella, feta, dairy-free options, ect.

Instructions:

  • Assemble protein, condiments and cheese on base and toast in a toaster oven until cheese has melted.

Wild Planet Sustainable Seafood Snack Bar

Ingredients:

  • Pick your Wild Planet Protein: Choose between a variety of deliciously nutritious sustainable sourced seafood – sardines, anchovies, yellowtail, mackerel
  • Pick your base: rice cracker, nut cracker, saltines, baguette, toast, etc (gluten-free options available)
  • Pick your topping: hot sauce, aioli, BBQ Sauce, mustard, mayo, olive tapenade, etc

Instructions:

  • Assemble protein and condiments on base and enjoy!

Wild Planet Organic Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

  • Wild Planet Organic Chicken, 1 can per 1 -2 servings
  • Pico de Gallo, ½ cup per can of chicken
  • Broccoli & Carrot Slaw, use ½ cup per can of chicken
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions:

  • Add and mix together all the chicken and its juices in a bowl.
  • Fold in the pico de gallo and slaw.
  • Taste and season accordingly.
  • Eat or store in fridge for 5-7 days.
  • Tip: This salad makes a fantastic recipe for weekly meal prep!

Wild Planet Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a SixThree Zero Cruiser Bike and a backpack filled with product and swag
  1. Download the Sprouts app and create an account
  2. Log into you account
  3. Go to the digital coupon section
  4. Clip the Wild Planet 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

Suntreat

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The Griffith family has been cultivating citrus in the San Joaquin Valley since 1958. Today, they partner with 150 third- and fourth-generation family farmers to deliver top-quality fruit. All of their citrus is grown in the heart of California’s agricultural region where the fertile soil, warm summers and cool winters are ideal for producing the sweetest fruit. Suntreat citrus tree

Bringing the Best to You

Utilizing technology, Suntreat is able to trace their fruit from the day it was picked in the grove, until the day it arrives in stores, ensuring food safety. And, automated grading machines make sure the fruit Suntreat ships is always high-quality. The end result: the tastiest citrus! 

Educating Today’s Youth

Suntreat’s Outdoor Education Center creates a place to give back to the community. Linking the past and the future, their 187-tree working citrus grove is part of the Ranch Camp program that honors Orange County’s history while educating today’s youth about the importance of agricultural science.

Sumo Citrus logoSumo Citrus®

Suntreat provides us with juiciest and sweetest Sumo Citrus Mandarins. They’re available—but, only for a limited time! With a rich history dating back to 1970s Japan, these oversized mandarins were bred to combine the easy-to-peel, Japanese Satsuma with the vibrant California orange. Sumo Citrus® have a bumpy, loose peel and sport a topknot with a perfectly balanced, sweet citrus flavor you won’t want to miss.

Love Crunch

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Love Crunch Meet the Brand in the kitchenSweet beginnings …

Not everyone can say their wedding favors were such a hit they went on to become part of the family legacy, but that’s exactly what happened when Arjan and Rimjhim shared their granola, Love Crunch, with their guests. Arjan is the son of Nature’s Path Organic founders Arran and Ratana Stephens. Their Love Crunch granola was such a success, Nature’s Path made it an official product. Love Crunch’s sweet beginnings aren’t just a story—exquisite organic ingredients like fair trade dark chocolate, red berries and crunchy peanuts make for a delicious breakfast or snack. Even better, you can give back with every bite through their Bite4Bite program. For every Love Crunch product sold, the equivalent is donated to food banks in need—making this granola worth falling for.

Cal-Organic Farms

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Cal-Organic Farm Farmer with lettuceSince 1984, when the Duncan family started farming a quarter acre of lettuce in Lamont, California, they have expanded their organic farm to include more than 65 seasonal and year-round vegetables. Today, Cal-Organic Farms is the largest organic vegetable producer in the U.S.—100% of which is grown on family-owned acreage. They believe in doing everything it takes to provide vibrant and nutritious organic produce that you and your family will love.

Farmed with Pride & Integrity

Striving to be good stewards of the land by advancing innovation in farming, Cal Organic surpasses the standard for organic practices. Their farmers use composted manures, cover crops and crop rotation to enrich the soil naturally and prevent erosion. When it comes to pests and weeds, they turn to natural sources like populations of beneficial insects and use cover crops to divert attention away from their precious organic plants.

Stay Driven with MRM

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Protein & Oat Bars

These bars are a great way to easily add nutrients to your diet. In just a few steps, you’ll have granola bars to last you a full week. They can also be easily customized to fit into your lifestyle.
1. Add oats, chocolate chips and protein powder to a food processor and blitz until coarse. 2. Add oil, peanut butter and honey and blend for 10 seconds until combined. It should be a dough like consistency. Add a splash of water to help bind together if needed. 3. Flatten in a tray and refrigerate until ready to use. Cut into bars and use as required.  

Island Fusion Reload Smoothie

MRM’s Reload Powder adds a tasty sweetness to what would otherwise be a sharp-tasting smoothie. You can easily make this smoothie vegan by using dairy-free yogurt.

1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

 

Driven Ice Cubes

You’ll love how perfect these ice cubes will be as an addition to your pre-workout drink or in your favorite martini too!
1. Lay a mixed berry or 2 (if using) in an ice cube freezer tray. 2. Mix 1/2 serving of MRM Driven with the water and shake for 10 seconds. Pour into ice cube moulds and freeze overnight. 3. Can be used with a serving of driven, or in a water bottle.  

MRM

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Inspired by Nature, Supported by Science

Founder Mark Olson’s goal, since he began MRM nearly 20 years ago, has been creating products to help you live a life filled with good health and vitality. Utilizing both Eastern and Western philosophies, as well as collaborative, science-based thinking, MRM does just that. Their passion for developing innovative nutritional supplements starts by sourcing the highest quality ingredients for their products. Featuring responsibly sourced, all-natural ingredients, MRM’s Active Lifestyle Collection caters to every athletic need—whether it’s before, during or after your workout. Their therapeutic products are minimally processed to give you the purest form of nutrients to help keep your body functioning optimally day-to-day. MRM also crafts an extensive array of high-quality, animal-free products that are vegan and Non-GMO Project Verified. The team at MRM loves to live life to the fullest and to use that passion to bring you products that allow you to do the same!

Wheat Montana Farms & Bakery

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Meet the Brand - Wheat Montana Wheat Montana logoThe Folkvord family has been farming and milling in Southwest Montana for three generations. Their 15,000 acres are situated at high elevation—5,000 feet above sea level. The location, combined with cool nights, produces some of the highest quality grains available.

Sustainably Grown and Milled Just Down the Road

Committed to sustainable farming, the Folkvord family utilizes crop rotations which improves the quality of their harvests as well as the land producing them. Once harvested, they utilize a unique process, known as impact milling. The process’ low temperatures help to retain the grain’s vital nutrients. And, the process itself creates a superior flour to other methods like roller or stone milling. With nothing added and nothing removed, their products are crafted with freshness, nutrition and quality you can taste.
  • Chemical-free
  • Non-GMO
  • High-protein
  • Small-batch quality

Why whole grain?

There are three parts to a grain, the germ, endosperm and bran. Each has its part to play to create whole-grain goodness. When white flour is milled, only the inner endosperm—the carb-laden, energy part of the grain—is retained. Removing the bran and the germ portions though, shortchanges the nutrition of the resulting flour. Whole-grain flour keeps all three parts which means you benefit from the entire grain’s powerhouse including:
  • B vitamins
  • Fiber
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Protein
  • Antioxidants
  • Phytonutrients

Fun fact: Wheat Montana Farms made its way into the Guinness Book of World Records for cutting, milling, mixing and baking a loaf of bread in 8 minutes and 13 seconds!