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This Month's Featured Strategy

  • Back to School - Kids Eat Right!

      Are You Ready for School?  We're “Ready For You!” With your busy back to school schedule, Meijer is Ready for You, with food solutions your family will love! We know that providing wholesome meals that are affordable and simple to prepare is important to you. We’ve simplified this task by giving you “ready” meal ideas.

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This Month's Featured Products

  • August Back to School Products to Try

                        Purple Cow Yogurt: Good for you. Good for your tastebuds! Purple Cow is the happy legacy of Fred Meijer.

  • Breakfast Foods To Try

    Chobani® Greek Yogurt Simply 100 The first and only 100-calorie yogurt made with only natural ingredients.  More protein per serving than regular yogurt.  Only natural ingredients.  No artificial flavors or sweeteners.  No preservatives.  Made with milk from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones.  Includes live and active cultures.  Three types of probiotics.  Gluten free. Kosher certified.  Vegetarian friendly.  Less than 5% lactose. ...

  • March Foods to Try

    Foods to Try Special K® Nourish® Cranberry Almond Hot Cereal Start your day off right with a sweet combination of cranberries and almonds along with the multi-grain goodness of quinoa and oats to provide fiber and protein to keep you going all morning long.   Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces Moroccan Spiced Stew Getting a delicious dinner on the table doesn’t have to take hours. Just add this Moroccan Spiced Stew along with chicken to a slower cooker, cook on low for 6-7 hours, and s...

  • Heart Month-Foods to Try

    belVita Breakfast Biscuits Nutritious steady energy, all morning.  One of the unique benefits of belVita Breakfast Biscuits is the nutritious sustained energy they provide all morning long.  The delicious, crunchy biscuits are made with a combination of grains that are carefully baked to release energy regularly and continuously to fuel your body throughout the morning. Jif® Creamy Omega-3 Peanut Butter Get the nutritional benefits of omega-3 in delicious-tasting Jif Peanut Butter!&nbs...

  • January 2014 - Foods to Try

    Smart Balance® Omega-3 Buttery Spread: ·         Supports healthy cholesterol levels that are already within the normal range1 ·         Made with a unique blend of natural oils that improves the ratio of “good” HDL to “bad” LDL1 ·         Excellent source of Omega-3s EPA/DHA & ALA ·         Delicious, creamy buttery taste · &nbs...

  • Diabetes Month- Foods to Try

    Barilla Plus® Pasta Good source of protein, fiber and ALA Omega-3.  One box of Barilla Plus provides the approximate nutritional equivalent of : the fiber in 35 leaves of Swiss chard, the omega-3 in 6 ounces of walnuts and the protein in 11 eggs.  Barilla Plus.  It’s Pasta, Perfected™.   Dei Fratelli® Tomatoes Our canned tomato products, pasta sauces, tomato juices, and soups are all-natural and gluten-free.  We take great pride in providing the very best for your family...

  • Featured Products for Back to School

    Glutino Crackers: No one, and we mean NO ONE, appreciates a good cracker like those of us who are gluten free. Oh sure, other people like crackers — who doesn’t? — but if you’re gluten free, most of the crackers you can stomach taste like lightly salted cardboard*.

  • May Featured Products to Try

    Products to Try Green Giant 100% Natural Valley Fresh Steamers®  Blend Four colorful blends of vegetables provide a broad range of nutrients, including Antioxidant Vitamins A&C.  These tasty blends feature unique vegetables such as Parisian-style carrots and golden cauliflower in a low-fat olive oil or butter sauce.  Now with the Green Giant Cook Sensor, you can have confidence that your vegetables are steamed to perfection!   BUMBLE BEE® Tuna Our delicious Solid White Al...

  • Diabetes Month Foods To Try

    Diabetes Month Foods to Try: Dole Extra Veggie Salads More to adore for veggie lovers! Dole Extra Veggie™ is loaded with more fresh and flavorful veggies in every bite. Whether it’s sweet and juicy grape tomatoes or the wholesome crunch of carrots and snap peas, Extra Veggie delivers extra delicious flavors in every bag.

  • Heart Health Featured Products

    Products to Try for Heart Health: Dole Extra Veggie Salads More to adore for veggie lovers! Dole Extra Veggie™ is loaded with more fresh and flavorful veggies in every bite. Whether it’s sweet and juicy grape tomatoes or the wholesome crunch of carrots and snap peas, Extra Veggie delivers extra delicious flavors in every bag.

  • Healthy Eating During the Holiday Season Featured Products

    Barilla Sauce Every Barilla sauce reflects the love we have for authentic, Italian cooking…and for our pasta. We select only the ripest tomatoes. We sauté our vegetables in imported olive oil.

  • Summer Health & Homegrown Featured Products

    Barilla PLUS Pasta Made from wholesome multi-grain ingredients, Barilla PLUS offers a well-rounded approach to balanced nutrition with the great taste and premium ingredients people expect from Barilla. Barilla PLUS goes far beyond the benefits of whole-wheat pasta, first by offering a taste, color and texture similar to traditional Barilla pasta, resulting in a palate-pleasing meal, and also by delivering twice as much fiber as regular pasta.  With 40-percent more protein than regular past...

  • May Featured Products

    During the month of May we encourage shoppers to try some of our featured products for women's health.   Find recipes and tips for women's health using our featured products under the Monthy Featured Strategy and Monthly Recipe headings here on our Meijer Healthy Living web page.  Yoplait® Light Yogurt Yoplait® Light has the irresistible, creamy taste of Yoplait® yogurt. And every uniquely delicious flavor of Yoplait® Light is fat-free and around 100 calories.

  • March Featured Products

    Pick up these healthier products when you shop to make meal time easy. Find recipes and tips for using our featured products under the Monthy Featured Strategy and Monthly Recipe headings here on our Meijer Healthy Living web page. V8 Splash Diet Berry Blend Try Diet V8 Splash- all the flavor and vitamins of regular V8 Splash-but with just 10 calories and 3 grams of carbohydrates per 8-ounce serving.

  • February Featured Products

    Featured products to promote a healthy body weight and support heart health: A simple solution for a healthier breakfast on the go, Kraft BelVita bars. Promise buttery spreads.  Healthier spreads to support your healthy heart.   Yoplait Greek yogurt is a delicous higher protein snack.

  • January Featured Products

    Products to Try: Mott’s Applesauce Make Mott's a part of your heart-healthy lifestyle. This delicious classic offers you many benefits:  Eating apple sauce as part of a diet low in saturated fat promotes heart health*; antioxidant vitamin C to help support a healthy immune system; naturally fat- and cholesterol-free; naturally sodium free. Mott’s Apple Juice You know the classic taste of our apple juice is great.

  • December Featured Products

    Silk Soymilk Silk® is a perfect choice for your healthy lifestyle. Every drop of our soymilk begins with natural beans grown without genetic engineering right here in North America. Try our soymilk in a shake, as a substitute for milk in recipes, or straight up on their own.

  • November Featured Products

        Pick up these healthier products when you shop to make meal time easy.  Find recipes and tips for using our featured products under the Monthy Featured Strategy and Monthly Recipe headings here on our Meijer Healthy Living web page.                       

  • October - Healthy Breakfast

    Products to Try:   Kellogg’s Frosted Mini Wheats: The sweet frosting and eight layers of whole grain fiber help keep kids focused. Serve with lowfat Meijer milk and fresh fruit. Kellogg's® Special K® Protein Plus cereal: It's a cereal with protein that lets you watch the carbs without cutting out the crispy, crunchy taste you love.

  • 2011 August Back-to-School

    2011 August Featured Products Danimal Coolisions Ever wish you could gulp down two fruity flavors at once? Now you can! Introducing the NEW Danimals® Coolision™.

  • Products for Healthy Summer Snacks

    Products to Try: Add these items to your cart for easy snack ideas.     Welch’s Essentials Concord Grape Juice Enjoy working in more healthy nutrients into your daily diet. We’re introducing a smart, delicious new way to get your Essentials, with 3X the fruit juice of the leading juice cocktail blend.* ·         Good source of both vitamin D and calcium.** ·         100% daily value of the antioxidant vitam...

  • July Products Easy Meals for Summer Fun!

      Valley Fresh Premium Chicken Breast is 97% fat free and because it's already prepared, it's ready to go the second you are. And with no preservatives or additives, you get more nutritious food for your money. Light & Fit® is a good source of riboflavin, calcium, protein, phosphorus, and vitamin D.

  • June 2011: Dairy: A Nutritional Powerhouse

        Dannon Activia Activia® is a delicious, creamy yogurt. Activia, with Bifidus Regularis®, helps naturally regulate your digestive system as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.   Danimals Your child’s health depends in part on what they eat.

  • May 2011 Healthy Living: Women's Health

    May 2011 Healthy Living Products: Women's Health  Barilla PLUS Pasta Made from wholesome multi-grain ingredients, Barilla PLUS offers a well-rounded approach to balanced nutrition with the great taste and premium ingredients people expect from Barilla. Barilla PLUS goes far beyond the benefits of whole-wheat pasta, first by offering a taste, color and texture similar to traditional Barilla pasta, resulting in a palate-pleasing meal, and also by delivering twice as much fiber as regular past...

  • Healthy Options for Healthy Kids!

     Go anywhere with Hormel® Compleats® kids meals that are healthy, satisfying and helpful meal alternatives. Begin With Breakfast:  Start you day bright and alert with a tasty breakfast.    Add to Healthy Meals:     Excellent source of protein for growing bodies!

  • Monthly Products for April 2011: Easy Meals for Families on the Go

    Add these products to your cart for easy meals during the week:  Barilla Pasta Sauce    Barilla Plus Pasta    Lipton Tea    Wheat Thins    Mott's Applesauce    Hormel Natural Choice Meats    Dannon Yogurt    Special K Bars    Fiber Plus Bars    Dole Sensations    Trop50 Lemonade

  • March 2011 Healthy Living: Preventing & Reversing Pre-Diabetes

    Carapelli Olive Oil To create your next culinary masterpiece, trust the extra virgin olive oil Italians turn to most – Carapelli. Steeped in history and drenched in the spirit of Tuscany, Carapelli Extra Virgin Olive Oils are master-crafted to enhance delicate flavors and elevate your favorite dishes to delicious works of art.   Starkist Tuna Pouch That great fresh taste that you have come to love, together with the no-mess convenience of the portable Flavor Fresh Pouch makes it easier than...

  • February 2011 Healthy Living: The Heart of the Family

    February 2011 Products to Try: Add these items to your cart for heart-health.         Barilla PLUS Pasta Made from wholesome multi-grain ingredients, Barilla PLUS offers a well-rounded approach to balanced nutrition with the great taste and premium ingredients people expect from Barilla. Barilla PLUS goes far beyond the benefits of whole-wheat pasta, first by offering a taste, color and texture similar to traditional Barilla pasta, resulting in a palate-pleasing meal, and als...

  • January Products to Try

    Read the "Monthly Featured Strategy" to learn more about a variety of healthy foods to include in your family's diet.  We also provide meal planning tips and recipes using these healthier food choices.        
  • Products to try for December

    Ice Mountain Spring Water Stay Hydrated witht the delcious pure taste of Ice Mountain Spring Water. Toasted Multigrain Wheat Thins 60% less fat than the leading regular potato chips.  Starting with wheat grown in the North American heartland, we toast our crispy-crunchy snacks to perfection.  They're made with 60% less fat than the leading regular fried potato chips and have 210 mg ALA omega-3 fatty acids per serving from soybean oil.  And with flavors like Great Plains Multigrain...
  • Healthy & Happy Holidays

  • Products for Diabetes: Prevention and Management

  • Products to try for Connect, Communicate & Celebrate with Family Meals!

  • Products for Back to School Meals Made Easy

  • Products for Eat a Variety of Food!

  • Products for Food, Fun and Family

  • Kid Friendly Products!

  • Diabetes-Friendly Products to Try

  • February Products To Try For Heart Health

  • NuVal Products to Try (January 17)

  • December Weight Management Meal Products

  • November Diabetes Event Meal Products

  • October Breakfast Meal Products

  • September Family Meal Products

  • August Back to School Healthy Picks

  • July's Healthy Picks

  • June's Healthy Picks

  • May's Healthy Picks

  • April's Healthy Picks

     

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    Meijer Healthy Living
    With years of experience in the health and food industries, our team of Healthy Living advisors provides advice on everything from healthy living recipes to food safety. Whether you're looking for weight loss tips, delicious new meals or even an entire nutritious menu, Meijer Healthy Living is the place for you! Find information about the food pyramid or the revolutionary new NuVal Nutritional Scoring system to learn how you can incorporate healthy habits into your family's life. Got a special diet? We have resources for Gluten Free diets, Diabetes information, Food allergen lists and more. Raise healthy kids from day one by instilling the importance of nutrition, healthy snacking, and healthy eating.