A Spotlight on Natural Grocers

Natural Grocers has been in business since 1955. They are a family company that has been built on great intent and integrity. From the beginning they established a foundation they refer to as the Five Founding Principles.

1- Nutritional Education  – 2 – Highest Quality Products – 3- Affordable Pricing – 4 – Commitment to Community – 5 – Commitment to Employees

Founded in 1955 by Margaret and Philip Isely with $200 and a dream that everyone should be able to afford health food and a healthy lifestyle. Margaret struggled with chronic health problems and the ability to afford the healthy foods and supplements she needed. Above all odds NG has expanded to more than 90 stores.

A few days ago I found myself across the street from my local NG store. I hadn’t been in there in a while and I had some free time so I decided to really take my time and walk the store.  I walked every isle slowly, taking it all in.

Some of the product I saw when doing my safari. You may already know of these finds of mine but I thought I’d share.

Mostess Mini- Cupcakes by: Better Bites. Vegan, Kosher, Gluten free – free of top 8 allergens.

Refrigerator case.

Hail Merry Tarts – Gluten free, Vegan, Kosher & Non – GMO.

Refrigerator case.

The best tasting organic peanut butter in the world and delicately place it into the highest quality, organic and fair-trade chocolate available.

Epic Bars – EPIC Bar, the original meat, fruit, and nut bar, is a savory high protein snack. Each bar is rich in protein, low in sugar, gluten free, grain free, and absent of both soy and dairy. Live EPIC, Eat EPIC!

Niman Ranch Pulled Pork – From natural pork: humanely raised on sustainable U.S. farms. Never given antibiotics or added hormones – ever. All vegetarian feeds. Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients.

Meat case.

Teton Waters Junior Franks -Great for appetizers. No Nitrates, Not Preserved, No Hormones, No Antibiotics, No Feed Lot, Gluten free, No sugar, No MSG.

Meat case.

Pararuba cake bites – Gluten free, Low glycemic, High in fiber.

In freezer case.

Ian’s Corn Dogs – Popcorn Turkey Corndogs combine antibiotic and hormone free mini turkey hot dogs with a crispy batter. Delicious  – enjoy without the wheat, gluten, milk, casein, eggs, nuts, and soy!

Freezer case.

Applegate Corn Dogs on a stick. Grass-fed Beef, No Nitrates, Gluten free, Casein free, Humanely Raised Meat.

Freezer case.

Against the Grain Baguettes – Original & Rosemary are crusty on the outside, chewy on the inside, and full of flavor like traditional French bread. Celiac-owned family business committed to baking gluten free products using the natural properties of real foods.

Freezer case.

Delicious Gluten free Buns. 100% Plant based, Eggs free.

Freezer case.

Premier Japan – Hoisin sauce. Sweet Asian Sauce for dipping and grilling – Gluten free, Organic

Ian’s Rosemary Garlic Croutons. These croutons perfect atop Caesar salad or soup, they make a scrumptious (and addictive) snack right out of the bag! No Milk/Casein free, No Peanuts or tree nuts, No Soy, No Wheat/Gluten, Non-GMO.

The largest assortment of Gluten free baking and cooking flours & mixes I’ve ever seen!!

I’ve seen the Glutino  Gluten free pretzels lots of places but  these Salted Caramel Covered variety was a first for me.

Pacific Organic Cream based condensed soups – Great as a base for soups, casseroles and sauces.

The next two are perfect for the Holidays.

Pacific Gluten free Stuffing Mix & Imagine Gluten free Roasted Turkey Gravy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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