Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

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Lunch is in session!

School schedules may look a little different this year as we’re all adjusting to a new normal at home, but encouraging a schedule similar to what the kids are used to in school may make the transition a little easier. Lunchtime is a great opportunity to create a sense of familiarity with simple, make-ahead lunch boxes. Step aside crustless PB&Js, we’re here to make healthy taste great. Here are six back-to-school lunch ideas your kiddos will love and you’ll be proud to make.

  Brain Booster Kids Lunch

Brain Booster

It’s time to get those little gears turnin’! Easy to assemble, the Brain Booster lunch packs some nutritious punch with healthy fats from the eggs and a vitamin-rich berry medley.

Ingredients:

 

Ideas for Kids Lunch with Vitamins

Yippee for Vitamin C

Bursting with vitamin C, the colorful fruits and veggies in this lunch will help keep your kiddos’ immune systems strong.

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Brunch BoxBrunch Box School Lunch

When your kid can’t get enough of breakfast, serve it up again for lunch! Super easy to assemble in a snap, your kids will love the theme. Pro tip: Cut the waffles into strips after you toast them so the pieces are easy to dip.

Ingredients:

  • Sprouts Multigrain Waffle strips
  • Syrup for dipping
  • Fresh cut fruit
  • Sprouts Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • Cascadian Farm Granola or Cereal
 

Colors of the Rainbow

Kids Lunchbox Ideas with Veggies Almost too pretty to eat, these assorted colorful goodies are sure to put a smile on their faces. From the red cherry tomatoes to the purple wrap bites, these ingredients will provide natural antioxidants and nutrients that taste just as good as they look.

Ingredients:

  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies
  • Snap peas
  • Blueberries
  • Grapes
  • Cream Cheese & Turkey Wrap, cut into bite-size pieces:
    • Purple corn tortilla
    • Whipped cream cheese
    • Sliced turkey
 
Plant-based Lunch Ideas for Kids

Plant-based Bento

Check all the macronutrient boxes, with a plant-based lunch box. Proteins? Check. Healthy fats? Check. Complex carbs? Check. You probably already have most of these ingredients in your pantry!

Ingredients:

 
  • Three bean salad: kidney, black and garbanzo beans, diced cucumber, your choice of dressing, parsley
  • Banana roll ups: Sprouts Artisan Corn Tortillas, sunflower seed butter, banana
  • Food Should Taste Good Blue Corn Tortilla Chips
  • Sprouts Hummus
   
Easy School Lunches with Protein

Protein-packed Box

Protein doesn’t always have to come from meat. Your kids’ favorite foods, like cheese and peanut butter, have plenty of protein too. The sharp taste of cheese goes just right with the sweet grapes.

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Florida Grown

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Farm-fresh Produce

Sprouts Farmers Market partners with local farmers across the country to bring goodness into each of our communities. Sourcing local produce from family-run farms allows us to offer you a variety of unique items every season. We strive to choose farms that promote healthy, clean farming practices in Florida to bring you and your family the best produce that’s full of goodness!

Wish Family Farms

Wish Farms

Enjoy the freshest, juiciest berries grown locally in Central Florida! Wish Farms is a proud, family-owned and operated farm with a passion for bringing the local Florida community exceptional berry varieties for all to enjoy. Wish Farms was established in 1922 with a fleet of pushcarts by Harris Wishnatzki in New York. He eventually traveled to Florida to escape the harsh winters and knew he needed to relocate for his success. Today, Wish Farms is a fourth-generation, year-round grower for both conventional and organic blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries. 


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Grimes Produce Company

Located in Plant City, Florida, Grimes Produce Company is home to some of Florida’s freshest strawberries! This local, family-owned farm started in 1975 on just five acres of land and now operates on a few thousand to meet the demand today. Hillsborough County is proudly referred to as the “Winter Strawberry Captial of the World”, producing the sweetest, juiciest berries from December to April for you and your family to enjoy.


IMG citrus farmer, citrus trees, and hand holding citrus.

IMG Citrus

The best citrus is grown locally by IMG Citrus in Vero Beach, Florida! With over 11,000 acres of beautiful land, this family-owned farm is your one-stop shop to enjoy juicy oranges, red and white grapefruit and Navel oranges. As one of Florida’s largest citrus distributors, IMG Citrus and their brand, Happy Food, is committed to caring for the environment by implementing innovative, sustainable farming practices to bring you and your family the tastiest citrus around.


Egan family holding baskets of citrus.

Egan Family Farms

Enjoy perfectly tree-ripened, deliciously fresh grapefruits, lemons, oranges and mandarins from local Florida farmers, Egan Family Farms! This family-owned and operated farm was founded in 1914 with a mission to grow high-quality, juicy citrus for the Florida community to enjoy. Today, Egan Family Farms has over 8,000 acres of beautiful citrus groves throughout Florida including their own packing and shipping house located in Fellsmere, Florida.


Lady Moon Farmer, and boxes and crates of produce products.

Lady Moon Farms

Lady Moon Farms has been providing the freshest, organic produce to the local community since 1988! Founders Tom & Christine Beddard started the farm on 10 acres with a dream to grow healthy, nutritious food for their family while respecting mother nature. The farm has since grown to include land in Florida, Georgia and Pennsylvania to allow for year-round, farm-fresh produce. They are proud to grow a variety of vegetables from zucchini and kale to juicy grape tomatoes for their local community. Lady Moon Farms is USDA Organic Certified and strives to take a holistic approach to growing food the way it should be enjoyed—naturally!


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J&C Tropicals

J&C Tropicals grows exotic, tropical fruit right here in Florida! Located in Homestead, Florida, this family-owned farm grows a variety of delectable, tropical fruit and root vegetables. J&C Tropicals is proud to bring the local Florida community a piece of their farming heritage with roots dating back to the 19th century in Cuba.


Alderman farms bundled produce.

Alderman Farms

Alderman Farms grows fresh, organic cucumbers, bell peppers, squash and leafy greens locally in Florida! With multiple locations throughout Florida, this family-owned farm is proud to bring all organic, non-GMO produce to the community for everyone to enjoy. Alderman Farms strives to grow farm-fresh produce in the most sustainable way possible by implementing techniques to nourish and protect the land, like introducing natural minerals and beneficial insects to protect their vegetables.


Santa Sweets farmer picking tomatoes.

Santa Sweets

Santa Sweets Inc. grows deliciously fresh grape tomatoes right here in Florida! This family-owned farm has been growing juicy, vine-ripened grape tomatoes since 1998 and was one of the first farms to market them in the United States. With a passion for high-quality, sweet tomatoes, founder Joe Procacci only wanted to focus on one thing—bringing the best tasting, farm-fresh tomatoes to market for everyone to enjoy! Santa Sweets® Grape Tomatoes are picked, packed and shipped daily with 100% traceable contents from farm to table.


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Duda Farm Fresh Foods

Duda Farms is a fourth-generation family farm known for high-quality, fresh produce while reducing its environmental footprint to meet stringent expectations set forth by its founders in the early 1900s. They’re proud to grow deliciously sweet corn, celery, radishes and leafy greens in Lake Okeechobee, Florida. Founder Andrew Duda had just 40 acres of land in 1926 where he grew crisp celery with a mission to turn his farm into the “American dream” for his family. Today, the farm has become a leading grower, shipper and processor of the freshest vegetables under their new brand, Dandy®.


Florida classic farm workers in a field, and peaches in a crate.

Florida Classic Growers

Florida Classic Growers provides our local Florida stores with the sweetest, juiciest peaches! Since 2009, this grower-owned co-operative has farmed beautifully fragrant, tree-ripened peaches, in addition to plump blueberries and other citrus fruit in Winter Haven, Florida. These high-quality peaches are picked and packed at their peak, so you and your family can bite into the freshest fruit of the season.


Val Verde family portrait in a field, stacked heads of lettuce and an image of rows in a field.

Always Fresh Farms

Always Fresh Farms is a family-owned farm located in the heart of Central Florida. First generation Americans, Hilda and Fidel Castillo, took their love of harvesting strawberries on a small scale and grew their passion into more than 300 acres! This year-round farm has provided the local Florida community fresh, juicy berries since 2000 and strives to be a leader in quality and environmentally-friendly farming.


Jim Rash watermelons in field, and young boy eating a watermelon.

Jim Rash Watermelons

Since their founding in 1983, Jim Rash has been delivering the freshest watermelons direct from their farms to our stores! Jim Rash goes above what’s expected because that’s just what makes sense. Their dedication to honesty and integrity guides them through extensive reviews, trainings and testing processes to ensure the best practice for all of their delicious produce. From the time their watermelons are planted, until the time they’re packed and shipped, you can be sure that the team at Jim Rash is growing juicy, nutritious watermelons. Growing watermelons isn’t just what they do, it’s who they are!


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Noble Citrus

Located in Winter Haven, Florida, Noble Citrus has been family owned and operated since 1927! Their family’s great grandfather began the legacy by growing Florida Tangerines, as he believed them to be the noblest of all the citrus–eventually leading to the name of their farm. With family at the heart of their organization, Noble Farms strives to ensure the quality and taste of the citrus you bring home from their 4,400-acre farm is unmatched. In addition to growing premium Florida tangerines, oranges and pummelos, the fourth-generation farmers have implemented sustainable farming practices to ensure eco-conscious processes.


Brooks farms grower and citrus tree.

Brooks Tropicals

Located just north of the Florida Keys, Brooks Tropicals grows vibrant, creamy avocados on their family-owned farm! Founders Charlie Brooks and his son, Dick, began growing avocados in the early 1900’s and personally delivered them in refrigerated trucks to ensure they arrived as fresh as possible to each destination. Today, Brooks Tropicals grows premiere tropical produce for you and your family to enjoy!


Astin Family at picnic table, hands holding strawberries, strawberry field.

Astin Strawberry Exchange, LLC.

Astin Farms has been bringing Florida fresh, juicy berries since 1923 and was established by Sam Astin Sr. The family’s original crops began with corn, pole beans and only a few rows of strawberries until they realized their passion and potential for these mighty red fruits. Years later in 1982, Sam’s great-grandson began managing the farm and decided to establish the Astin Strawberry Exchange in 2001 to focus solely on growing high-quality strawberries. Astin Farms now represents more than 1,200-acres of vibrant strawberry fields bringing in over 40 million pounds of fruit each season. Astin Farms is proud to operate its state-of-the-art facility while following non-GMO and sustainable farming practices.


Green Circles Farm Family photo, and images of corn on the cob in green husks.

Green Circles Farm

Green Circles Farm has been growing the sweetest summer corn since 1975! This hands-on family farm is proud to have three generations managing all aspects of the business. From planting and harvesting, to hand packaging each product, you can feel confident that you’re receiving the sweetest, highest-quality corn. Green Circles Farm continues to grow with family and the future in mind by implementing sustainable farming practices with the use of solar panels for their storage facility. They also continue to find innovative solutions across the business. As of 2016, they have expanded their crops throughout Georgia and Florida to provide consumers with their favorite sweet corn year-round.


BBI Produce Family standing in field and strawberry plants.

BBI Produce Inc.

BBI Produce was founded in 1990 and grows the freshest berries and melons in Dover, Florida! They are family owned and operated by two families, the Brown’s and the Young’s. In 1986, Ronnie Young and Marvin Brown purchased an 85-acre plot of land in Dover, Florida and began growing strawberries. After realizing their passion and success, they added additional acreage leading to today’s 600-acres. This expansion led them to where they are now and can pack, ship and grow strawberries, blackberries, watermelons and Athena melons to share with the great state of Florida.


Fourth of July Recipes

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Get ready for flavor fireworks!

This Fourth of July, you can celebrate your way with a festive spread of delicious dishes like gluten-free cobbler and a berry good, keto-friendly trifle. July kicks off some of the season’s freshest, juiciest fruits like plump red cherries, blueberries and luscious white peaches—all perfect for your Independence Day bash! Whether you’re watching the fireworks from your backyard or a friend’s, you can grab a plate and enjoy these star-spangled recipes full of goodness.

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

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Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

This keto treat will be a hit all summer long! Ready in under 10 minutes, this easy-to-make trifle is crafted with fresh strawberries, blueberries and homemade whipped cream.

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Blueberry, Cherry and Vegan Feta Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

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Blueberry, Cherry and Vegan Feta Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

This festive salad is both colorful and scrumptious! Seasonal red cherries and blueberries are combined with vegan feta cheese and a homemade lemon-basil dressing.

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Hot Dog Board

Hot Dog Board

Independence Day is a perfect reason to fill your charcuterie board with hot dogs! This board is accompanied with all the toppings you need and farm-fresh, seasonal produce.

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Blueberry Peach Cobbler

gluten free

Gluten-free Blueberry Peach Cobbler

A flaky, gluten-free crust is packed with sweet white peaches and blueberries for the ultimate summer treat.

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Red, White and Blueberry Board

Red, White and Blueberry Board

Dig into this patriotic charcuterie board piled high with fresh fruit, mozzarella cheese, prosciutto, nuts and star-shaped crackers.

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Five Finger-lickin’ Good BBQ Recipes

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Get Ready for Flavor Fireworks!

Celebrate Independence Day by trying out a new, flavorful recipe on the grill. Take your BBQ spread to the next level with sliders, wings, bacon-wrapped meatballs and more! You’ll love how easy it is to create an outdoor meal for your Fourth of July festivities.

Whole30 Keto Thai Chicken Satay Skewers & Coleslaw


Thai Chicken Satay Skewers & Coleslaw

Colorful and bursting with flavor, these Thai-inspired grilled chicken skewers will be a hit at your Independence Day meal–complete with a side of crunchy coleslaw!

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Grilled Steak Sliders with Onions & Blue Cheese


Grilled Steak Sliders with Onions & Blue Cheese

Kick your traditional steak sliders up a notch by topping them with grilled onions and blue cheese! These easy flavor-bombs are a great addition to your summertime menu.

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Traeger Smoked Chicken Wings


Traeger Smoked Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are a classic summertime finger food. They’re easy to cook and even easier to enjoy! Pair them with refreshing, crunchy veggies, your favorite dips and your meal is good-to-go!

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Beef Sliders with Bacon Cherry Compote


Beef Sliders with Bacon Cherry Compote

Fire up the grill for these simple, beef sliders topped with a bacon-cherry compote for a smoky, sweet-tart dish perfect for sharing.

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Smoked Bacon Wrapped Meatballs


Smoked Bacon Wrapped Meatballs

You had us at bacon! These poppable, bacon-wrapped meatballs make a great appetizer that’s easy to share with guests. Or, pair with a pasta salad and veggies for a delicious, outdoor meal.

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DIY Relaxing Father’s Day Gifts

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Create a Special Gift for Dad

It’s true—dad’s deserve pampering too! This Father’s Day show the dads in your life just the kind of self-care they deserve. Swap the typical pre-made gifts for something craftier with these four heartfelt DIY gifts. Not only will your favorite dad enjoy spending time unwinding, but he’ll appreciate the personal touch of a gift made with love!

Homemade Shaving Cream

Homemade Shaving Cream in a Jar

Moisturized and refreshed–that’s how the dads in your life will feel after receiving this nourishing, homemade shaving cream! Using only a handful of ingredients, you can whip this gift up in a pinch for the perfect DIY Father’s Day gift!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Whipped cocoa or shea butter
  • 1/4 cup Avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Vitamin E
  • 3-5 drops Essential oil of choice (optional)

How to:

In a pot over low heat, melt the cocoa or shea butter along with the avocado and coconut oils. Once everything is melted, remove mixture from heat and whisk in the rest of the ingredients using an electric mixer until it starts to thicken and foam like shaving cream. Set in the fridge for a few minutes until it begins to harden and set. Transfer to a jar and decorate with labels or ribbon for easy gifting.


Bath salt in a jar

Relaxing Bath Soak

Sometimes the best gifts are the gifts you’d never buy for yourself! Luckily, this relaxing DIY bath soak might just do the trick to provide dad a little R&R this Father’s Day.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Sprouts Epsom Salt
  • 1/2 cup Almond oil
  • 10 drops Lavender essential oil

How to:

In a small bowl, combine and mix all ingredients. Transfer to a jar and decorate with labels or ribbon for easy gifting.


homemade coffee scrub

Coffee Face & Body Scrub

This DIY coffee face & body scrub is perfect to help dad revamp his morning routine all while paying homage to his favorite cup o’ joe! That’s what we call a win-win.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Coffee grounds
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup Coarse brown sugar

How to:

In a small bowl, combine and mix all ingredients. Transfer to a jar and decorate with labels or ribbon for easy gifting.


Homemade sore muscle balm

Sore Muscle Balm

Whether he’s on or off the clock, we know the dads in your life work hard! So why not make this revitalizing sore muscle balm? This warming balm is perfect to use on sore muscles while winding down at night to keep him feeling his best.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Almond oil
  • 1/2 stick Beeswax
  • 3, 1-inch Ginger root slice
  • 3-5 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 3-5 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 3-5 drops Cinnamon essential oil

How to:

Heat the almond oil in a small saucepan then add three, 1-inch slices of peeled ginger and set on low for 10 minutes. Remove the ginger and add in the beeswax until melted. Remove mixture from heat and add in 3-5 drops of each essential oil. Transfer to a glass container or tin and let cool. Once cooled, the mixture should be hardened and ready to use.


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July: Get the Goodness

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Fresh Finds - New Products July
Gilbert's Sausage

Gilbert’s Craft Sausages

Lifelong friends Chris Salm and Eric Romberg have created mouthwatering, protein-packed sausages you can feel good about! Their craft sausages range in exciting flavors from Italian-style Caprese Chicken Sausage to a sweet and tropical Aloha Chicken Sausage–yum!
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Poppi

Poppi Soda

A soda that’s good for your gut may sound too good to be true, but it’s not! Poppi Soda contains one tablespoon of pure, unfiltered apple cider vinegar and prebiotics. Fresh fruit and natural sweeteners are combined to make this drink deliciously better!
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Pacifica Mineral Bronzing Sunscreen

Pacifica Mineral Bronzing Sunscreen

Take care of your skin this summer with easy-to-apply bronzing sunscreen from Pacifica. With SPF 30 and Broad-Spectrum UVA/UVB protection, you’ll be good-to-glow.
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Chloe’s Pops

Chloe’s Pops

Cool off this summer with the new flavors from Chloe’s Pops! These chilly treats are crafted with you and your family’s health in mind. Chloe’s limited-ingredient recipes remain food allergy friendly while creating the flavors you crave!
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daring

Daring.™ Plant-based Chicken

Packed with flavor and 20 grams of protein per serving, these new plant-based chicken pieces from Daring. are sure to be your new mealtime staple. Whether you’re a meat lover or a plant-based pro, this tasty meat alternative is perfect for anyone.
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Catalina Crunch

Catalina Crunch Cereal

Catalina Crunch brings you –sweet, crunchy and delicious cereal flavors you know and love. The best part? These new cereals are packed with fiber, contain zero grams of sugar, and are gluten and grain-free!
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Mango Gummy Bears

Mango Gummi Bears

Say YES to your snack time sweet tooth with our new, Mango Gummi Bears located in our Bulk Department. They may be small in size but, but their mighty flavor makes them a big hit.
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Grain-free Paleo Puffs

Grain-free Paleo Puffs

Created in their very own, non-GMO certified snack factory, LesserEvil’s Paleo Puffs “No Cheese” are a healthy twist on a classic, cheesy snack. The organic, non-dairy seasoning packs some serious cheese flavor!
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Spicy Nacho Vegan Cracklins

Spicy Nacho Vegan Cracklins

Beanfields Spicy Nacho Vegan Cracklins are made from a flavorful blend of spices and beans! Skip your afternoon potato chips for these crunchy bean chips that are high in fiber and protein to keep you full.
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Silk Dairy-Free

Silk Dairy-free Heavy Whipping Cream Alternative

Creamy, dreamy and dairy-free! This vegan heavy whipping cream alternative contains zero grams of sugar and is also free from gluten–perfect for summer treats, toppings and more! Easily swap any recipe cup-for-cup for a delicious and easy meal.
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Arizona Grown

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Farm-fresh Produce

Sprouts Farmers Market partners with local farmers across the country to bring goodness into each of our communities. Sourcing local produce from family-run farms allows us to offer you a variety of unique items every season. We strive to choose farms that promote healthy, clean farming practices in Arizona to bring you and your family the best produce that’s full of goodness!

Pacific farmland and farm owner.

Pacific Organic

Pacific Organic grows vibrant, farm-fresh leafy greens and vegetables in Yuma and Phoenix, Arizona! This family-owned company began in 1989 with farming roots in California but quickly expanded its operation into Arizona to take advantage of the warm winters and sunny days for their organic and conventional produce. During peak season, you can find organic broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, romaine and other leafy greens grown by Pacific Organic in-store. Each crop is picked, cooled, packed and delivered to local Arizona stores from Yuma or Phoenix within hours, so you can feel confident you’re enjoying the freshest greens around!


saplings in a greenhouse.

Duncan Family Farms

Duncan Family Farms grows organic leafy greens and herbs locally in Goodyear, Arizona! Since 1994, this family-owned farm has proudly grown a fresh variety of organic produce like romaine lettuce, red chard, baby kale, arugula and spinach for locals to enjoy. By implementing sustainable farming practices, Duncan Family Farm ensures they’re doing their part for the environment while providing clean, life-giving food to their community from their 8000-acres of certified organic produce. They pride themselves on the ability to grow organic produce with earth-friendly initiatives like composting, drip irrigation, organic soil enrichment and tree planting and recycling programs.


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Animal Grass Organic

Your pet’s nutrition matters to us! That’s why we’re proud to source a high-quality, organic blend of nutritious grasses and seeds from Animal Grass Organic for your pet to enjoy. This family-owned farm began growing wheat, barley, oat, rye and alfalfa sprouts locally in North Phoenix with a mission to provide essential nutrients to pets around Arizona. Their pre-grown grass containers stay fresh for up to three weeks when refrigerated and make a perfect topping for your pet’s food, supplying vitamins, minerals and digestive support, so they can live a long, happy life!


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Santa Rosa Produce

Santa Rose Produce LLC. has proudly grown cantaloupe and honeydew in Arizona since 1982! They recently also started growing farm-fresh pumpkins. This family-owned farm has a long history of growing and perfecting some of the best seasonal melon varieties in Maricopa County. The warm, sunny winters and high-quality water from the Colorado River provides ideal growing conditions every season for you and your family to enjoy.


Briggs-Eggers Family and sliced organic apples.

Briggs & Eggers Organics

The crisp, juicy apples you enjoy during the fall and winter seasons are grown locally, right here in Arizona! Located at the base of Mount Graham in Willcox, AZ, the sunny days and cool nights provide an ideal environment to grow consistently high-quality Gala and Granny Smith apples. Each crop harvested by Briggs and Eggers are hand-picked and quality tested to ensure you are getting the best tasting apples around!


Potato saplings and grown potatoes in a field.

Pinto Creek Ranches

Pinto Creek Ranches is a sixth-generation, family-owned farm that grows hearty potatoes right here in Arizona! With locations in both Queen Creek and Eloy, Arizona, Pinto Creek Ranches are proud to grow a variety of delicious potatoes like red, gold and purple, for you and your family to enjoy. They handle everything from growing their owns seeds to harvesting and packing. Growing their own seeds sets them apart from other potato farmers as the only fresh potato supplier in the nation with their own seed breeding process—it doesn’t get much fresher than that!


Mortori Farmers working in a field, and photos of melons on a table.

Martori Farms

We’re excited to exclusively source our delicious Lemon Drop melons from Martori Farms. Martori Farms has been family owned and operated for over 100 years in Arizona with farms located in Aguila and Tonopah! As an organic-certified farm using only the most sustainable farming practices, Martori Farms prides themselves on their state-of-the-art technology to bring you the safest and purest produce. In fact, Martori Farms is one of the only two farmers to use a Hot Wash System on their melons: a system that reduces 99.9% of all harmful pathogens and unnecessary environmental bacteria. Martori Farms leads with passion and expertise from years in the industry to bring you melons, unlike anything you’ve ever tasted!


Wholesum farms farmer working in the field.

Wholesum Farms

Wholesum Farms is a third-generation, family-owned farm growing fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes in Amado, Arizona! Since 1930, Wholesum Farms has been dedicated to growing sustainable produce that not only tastes good, but brings good health to the people who enjoy them while caring for the planet. Today, they are proud to grow 100% organic, fair-trade certified tomatoes in greenhouses to ensure perfect growing conditions year-round for farm-fresh tomatoes.


Rosseau farms owner in a field and bunches of carrots.

Rousseau Farming Company

Rousseau Farming Company has been farming locally in Arizona since 1892—over the last 120 years! Today, this fourth-generation farming family operates 9,000 acres of farming land in the Salt River Valley. Of those 9,000 acres, over 1,100 acres are dedicated to practicing organic farming methods. The Rousseau Farming Company is proud to bring deliciously sweet corn, organic carrots and hearty veggies like broccoli, cabbage and celery from their family farm to your kitchen for the whole family to enjoy.


Bin full of citrus labeled silver canyon citrus, and the farmers in an orchard.

Silver Canyon Citrus, Whitfill Nursery

Silver Canyon Citrus is a fourth-generation, family-owned farm with locations in Hyder Valley, Mesa and Queen Creek. What started as a small fruit stand in the 1960s, has turned into multiple sustainable farms throughout Arizona. The warm days and cool winter nights create the perfect atmosphere to produce just the right amount of sugar and acidity in their Meyer lemons, oranges and other citrus varieties.


Everkrisp farms family, heads of lettuce, and a tractor working in the fields.

Everkrisp Vegetables Inc.

EverKrisp is a family-owned farm, growing organic and conventional produce in Tolleson, Arizona. Established in 1972, they have a rich farming history rooted in everything they do, from caring for their crops, to packaging and shipping the freshest produce around. EverKrisp prides themselves on their delicious leafy greens like collard greens, kale and green cabbage.


Father’s Day Gift Baskets

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Put a sparkle in Dad’s eye this Father’s Day by gifting him a customized basket that caters to his grilling, snacking, zen or fitness side. These baskets were put together with our favorite dads, grandpas, uncles and fathers-in-law in mind! Each product can be shopped at Sprouts.com.

Grill Master

This basket, made by our blogger friend, Andrea, from Beautiful Eats & Things, has everything Dad needs to make grilling a breeze! Perfectly put together with tasty BBQ sauce and cold beer, it will definitely be a gift he’ll never forget.

Supplies

  • BBQ Brush Set
  • 5-piece Wooden Utensil Set
  • Beer of choice (Andrea used Elysian Space Dust IPA 6-pack beer)
  • Sprouts Greek Olive Oil
  • Sprouts Organic Bourbon BBQ Sauce
  • Sprouts Cayenne Pepper
  • The Spice Hunter Garlic Herb Sensation Grinder-Salt Free
  • Rib Rack Pork Marinade
  • Sprouts Coconut Rolls
  • Wire basket
  • Tissue paper

Directions

  1. Note: beer is best refrigerated before gifting.
  2. Line basket with tissue paper.
  3. Arrange items in order from largest to shortest in front to back order, starting with the utensil set. The smallest items, cayenne pepper and herb grinder, should be placed in front.
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Brews and Bites

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach—we couldn’t agree more! With this basket, you can personalize with Dad’s favorite snacks. We chose pork rinds, jerky and chocolate, but feel free to mix and match for a custom, flavorful and satisfying gift. Basket crafted by our blogger friend, Sarah, from Bug and Bookie

Snack basket

Supplies

  • EPIC Pork Rinds
  • EPIC Steak and Beef Strips
  • Duke’s Smoked Sausage
  • Blue Moon beer
  • Wonderful Pistachios
  • Mixed nuts
  • Chocolate bar
  • Sprouts Organic Green Sriracha
  • Homeplate Honey and Peanut Butter
  • Country Archer beef jerky 
  • Wire basket
  • Crinkle paper

Directions

  1. Fill basket 1/3 of the way with crinkle paper and fill with various products.
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Zen for Men

Let Dad unwind with relaxing bath products—he’ll really love the feeling after a soothing eucalyptus and citrus bubble bath. Bonus: the ocean sport body wash will have him feeling extra good. Basket put together by our blogger friend, Chrissy, from Chrissy Marie Blog.

Supplies

Zen for men
  • Jason Mens Ocean Sport Body Wash 
  • Sprouts Invigorating Body Lotion in Rosemary & Mint 
  • Sprouts Goat’s Milk Bar Soap 
  • Everyone Bubble Bath in Eucalyptus Citrus 
  • Every Man Jack Deodorant in Cedarwood 
  • Sprouts Epsom Salt 
  • Bull Dog Original Shave Gel in Aloe Green Tea 
  • Aura Cacia Mineral Bath in Tranquil Chamomile
  • Metal bucket
  • Crinkle paper

Directions

  1. Line the bottom of the bucket with crinkle paper. Place products in the bucket.
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Fitness and Nutrition

Dad will be powering through his workouts, thanks to the supplements, vitamins, and fitness gear in this basket! Summer workouts will be a breeze. Basket put together by our blogger friend, Audrey, at The Audrey Reel. Fitness Favorites in duffle bag

Supplies

  • Ancient Nutrition Keto Protein in Chocolate 
  • Blender Bottle
  • Life Factory Glass Water Bottle
  • Nuun Hydration Energy Tablets in Cherry Limeade 
  • (3) Ultima Individual Electrolyte Replenishing Powder Pouches
  • (2) RX Bar Peanut Butter & Berries Protein Bars
  • (2) RX Bar Double Chocolate Protein Bars
  • Roasted Salted Mixed Nuts (found in the bulk section)
  • Planet Blue 100% UVA/UVB Protection Sport Sunglasses
  • Thinksport SPF 50+ Sunscreen 
  • Duffle bag

Directions

  1. Fill a duffle bag of your choice with Dad’s fitness favorites.
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Father’s Day Grilling Recipes

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Grill up something special for Dad!

Dad deserves a meal full of goodness this Father’s Day. Let him kick back, relax and enjoy a perfectly cooked, meaty dish featuring 100% grass-fed Angus steaks. Whether he enjoys a classic, healthy skewer full of veggies or likes to live on the fancier side with a cherry bordelaise sauce, we have a one-of-a-kind dish for your one-of-a-kind Dad!

Salsa Verde Steak, Vidalia Onions and Tomato Skewers

Salsa Verde Steak, Vidalia Onions and Tomato Skewers

Delicious 100% grass-fed Angus steak is topped with a spicy, homemade salsa verde and grilled with all your favorite vegetables.

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Blistered Shishito Pepper Salsa over Grilled Ribeye Steak

Blistered Shishito Pepper Salsa over Grilled Ribeye Steak

Kick your grilling game up a notch with homemade Shishito pepper salsa generously poured atop tender Angus steak.

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Grilled Steak with Caramelized Onions and Cream Sauce

Grilled Steak with Caramelized Onions and Cream Sauce

Grilled 100% grass-fed Angus steak and sweet Vidalia onions come together perfectly with a decadent cream sauce that almost looks too fancy to eat … almost!

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Grilled Steak Salad with Cherries & Balsamic Dressing

Grilled Steak Salad with Cherries & Balsamic Dressing

Add some color to your summertime menu with a fresh red cherry and mixed greens salad topped with perfectly seared steak full of flavor.

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100% Grass-fed Angus Ribeye Steak with Cherry Bordelaise Sauce

100% Grass-fed Angus Ribeye Steak with Cherry Bordelaise Sauce

Ready in only 20 minutes, this mouthwatering ribeye steak is topped with a decadent red cherry Bordelaise sauce.

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Suncreens to Protect you and the Planet

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In partnership with the Environmental Working Group, Sprouts wants to share the importance of sun safety. With the right natural sunscreen, you can soak up the best parts of the sun without harming your skin.
Safe sunscreens with beach towels

Which Sunscreen is Best?

There are so many options when searching for a sunscreen and lots of things to remember, but EWG makes it easy with quick tips and resources. Keep these three simple tips in your back pocket when choosing or applying your sunscreen:

  • Always use a cream or spray sunscreen. FDA’s sunscreen rules bar sunscreen wipes and powders. Read more about why not to use sunscreen wipes or powders.
  • Don’t combine products. Skip products that combine bug repellent with sunscreen. Bugs are typically not a problem during the hours when UV exposure peaks. Also, sunscreen may need to be reapplied more frequently than repellent, or vice versa.
  • Skip tanning oils. Avoid anything that contains less than a 15 SPF value. Read more about tanning oils from EWG.

  • Simple Ways to Protect Your Skin

    • Apply sunscreen 20-30 minutes before going outdoors.
    • Don’t forget to use enough! Most adults need at least 1.5 ounces of sunscreen.
    • Look for broad-spectrum zinc-oxide, which blocks aging UVA rays and burning UVB rays. Read more about UVA and UVB rays here.
    • Help preserve our oceans and marine life by choosing a reef-safe sunscreen.

    • Use Lower SPF

    • Don’t use super-high SPF products.
    • SPF stands for “sun protection factor” and refers only to protection against UVB radiation, which burns the skin. It has little to do with protection from sun’s UVA rays, which penetrate deep into the skin, suppress the immune system, accelerate skin aging and may cause skin cancer.
    • High-SPF products may give people a false sense of security, tempt them to stay in the sun too long and suppressing sunburns that may increase the risk of other kinds of skin damage. The FDA is considering limiting SPF claims to 50+, as is done in other countries.
    • EWG recommends that consumers avoid products labeled with anything higher than SPF 50 and reapply sunscreen often, regardless of SPF.

    • Use Cleaner Products

    • EWG recommends products without oxybenzone.
    • Commonly used in sunscreens, the chemical oxybenzone penetrates the skin, gets into the bloodstream and acts like estrogen in the body. It can also trigger allergic reactions. Data is preliminary, but studies have found a link between higher concentrations of oxybenzone and health harms.
    • EWG recommends products without retinyl palmitate.
    • The FDA has yet to rule on the safety of retinyl palmitate in skin care products, but EWG recommends that consumers avoid sunscreens containing this chemical.
    • Sunscreens containing these products have been found to cause stress to living organisms in our oceans. Choosing cleaner products can help reduce the impact we leave on our coral reefs.

    • Still Not Sure?

      Learn how to pick the right sunscreen for you.