Guido's says Take It Outside
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They’re the indelible mark of summer, the thumbprint of the season and no two are ever alike: picnics! What better way to take in the beauty of the Berkshires than sharing delicious food in the great outdoors in the company of friends and family? As veteran picnic lovers, we’re dedicated to making sure you’re well-equipped […]

Local Produce Update
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  Three cheers for July! Now that summer’s in full bloom, we have a lot to talk about in Local Produce Update!  This seasonal feature is your resource for a running tally of all local produce Guido’s currently offers.  Local farmers are bringing us the finest from their fields every day, so check back frequently to […]

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Posted in: Local

The Lay of the Land is a series of profiles on local products. These sketches give a quick bit of general context on Berkshire County-made products that are not only for sale in the Guido’s stores, but are  staples in the home of Guido’s owners. The series is created with an emphasis on food and wellness […]

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Posted in: Recipes, resources, Salads

Good for your heart and brain, fish can be the star of any meal. In the  Mediterranean region, it is a staple food and is eaten more often than meat. It cooks quickly, tastes incredible, and pairs well with any grain or vegetable. An Adapted Recipe From:  Oldways, Health Through Heritage, Courtesy of the National Fisheries […]

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Make up a batch of this heart-healthy spread to use on crackers or as a dip for raw veggies. An Adapted Recipe From: Oldways, Health Through Heritage, Courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute Serves: 8   Ingredients 1 15 oz. can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 c. walnut halves 1 3.75 oz. can skinless, boneless […]

FREE May 2014 Nutrition Services
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Join our own registered dietitian, Rachel Alves, RD, LDN for FREE Talks & Tastings. Rachel’s events are fun and info-packed! Whether Rachel is dishing up healthy recipe ideas, yummy samples, or quick one-on-one nutritional counseling, you’ll want to partake. No pre-registration required… just stop by! Schedule subject to change. CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL MEDITERRANEAN DIET MONTH The […]

Seven Generations of Sweetness
3 months, 1 week ago Comments Off

On October 14, 2013 Guido’s launched its own private label maple syrup line. The farm that produces the syrup for us is Sweet Brook Farm in Williamstown, MA. With maple sugaring season underway, I wanted to take a look at the process by which the syrup is made, and see about answering a few questions. What exactly […]

The Vibrant Ones
3 months, 2 weeks ago Comments Off

  On a recent icy Berkshire afternoon I took a cruise down route 7 into Canaan, CT to check out Vibrant Health to see what I could learn about the makers of  “Green Vibrance”. Daily consumption of this powdered superfood has been an everyday affair for Guido’s co-owner Chris Masiero for several years now. If this […]

Spicy Sauteed Kale with Lemon
3 months, 3 weeks ago Comments Off

            Packed with flavor and good-for-you ingredients.  Quick and easy to prepare! From Martha Stewart, Everyday Food Serves 6 Ingredients 1 tbs. vegetable oil 1 Thai or jalapeno chili, thinly sliced 1 lemon, thinly sliced, seeds removed and slices quartered 1 tbs. honey or agave 2 bunches kale (1 1/2 […]

Rachel's Mediterranean Salad
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Posted in: Recipes, resources, Salads

            This salad holds well so it’s great to pack for lunch or to take on a picnic. From Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves Serves 1 Ingredients 3 c. mixed greens, baby kale or arugula 1/4 c. canned artichokes, drained and halved 10 small black, green or kalamata olives 2 […]