From recipes to heart health, Nugget Markets has the scoop on the Mediterranean lifestyle.

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Volume 10, Issue 18

May 13, 2016

Mediterranean Diet Illustrations

Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Researchers have noted that people living in the Mediterranean regions tend of have lower risk for heart disease thanks to their diet of unprocessed foods that deliver an array of heart-healthy nutrients and compounds. In this series, Dr. Liz Applegate illustrates the health benefits of the most common elements of the Mediterranean diet.

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Paella in a pan

Spanish Paella

Traditional Paella is like a seafood rice pilaf. This festive Mediterranean feast is a hit anytime, the health benefits are a bonus!

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Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

Classic Mediterranean flavors like garlic, capers, tomato and lemon shine in this bright, springtime entrée. Not only is it delicious, but it's an easy recipe to boot.

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Cracked wheat salad

Evelyn’s Cracked wheat Salad

Bright citrusy flavors really set off the fresh veggies and good-for-you ingredients in this salad. It is perfect in a pita or as a side.

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Picnic table at Matchbook Winery in Zamora, CA

Picnic Picks

It’s easy to create your own picnic masterpiece with local and imported items available at Nugget Markets. Here are a few of our perfect picks.

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Mediterranean style Rosés

Mediterranean Wines

Don’t forget the wine! Light, fresh and fruity wines are great for spring and summer get-togethers when the weather is warm and the food is fresh.

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Spanish products

Especially España

Spain is home to many wonderful culinary traditions, many of which start with authentic Spanish ingredients like these.

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Saffron in bottles

Saffron Savvy

Among the world's most expensive spices by weight, saffron has also been used to dye fabric and at one point, has even been used as currency! Learn about these vivid crimson threads and how to use them.

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Huge wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano

King of Cheese

Parmigiano Reggiano is a standout cheese with an unmistakable aroma and taste that make it worthy of the name. Check out the video of how this cheese is opened!

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Nugget Markets The Field Guide issue 21

The Field Guide, Issue no.21

Good news! The latest issue of the Nugget Markets’ Field Guide is in stores now! With more than 30 great recipes, dessert inspiration, grilling tips and more, this is your handbook for all things sizzling for spring and summer. Get outside, enjoy the ​sunshine and make new memories. Let’s get cooking!



Wine & Cheese Tastings

  • Roseville
  • Sacramento
  • Vacaville

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Epicurean Esprit

Enjoy a taste of Yolo County’s finest wine and cuisine at this year’s Epicurean Esprit. Presented by Friends of Meals on Wheels.

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Beer, Wine & Cheese Tasting

  • El Dorado Hills
  • Woodland


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Secret Savings May 13 & 14, 2016

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Bulk foods

50% Off


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This Friday and Saturday, get the best of bulk worlds! Make your own trail mix, pack snacks for a picnic in the park or just stock up on your favorite bulk goodies, all at a great deal. For this Secret Special, bulk foods like almonds, walnuts, pine nuts, dried fruit and more are all on sale for 50% off per pound!

Bulk foods 50% per pound, limit 5 pounds.
Only while supplies last.
Excludes bulk coffee, tea and spices.
Prices valid May 13 and 14.