The Rising Tide Natural Market Blog

Self Care for the Women You Love

Kicking off on Mother's Day (May 14), the 18th annual Women's Health Week is led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. The goal? To empower women to make their health a priority, and to encourage women to take steps to engage in...

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It’s All About MOM!

May is all about the WOMEN. Women's Health Week kicks off on May 14th, which is (not coincidentally!) also Mother's Day. What a great time to show the moms in your life how much you care. At Rising Tide, our whole mission is to nourish our community with the products...

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Rising Tide Grateful Card Program Launches May 15

Our GRATEFUL CARD PROGRAM is Here! On May 15, 2017, Rising Tide Market will launch our brand-new Grateful Card Program, featuring: Exclusive, members-only discounts on some of our HOTTEST items (look for the blue tags!). We'll be discounting approximately 130 products...

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World Fair Trade Day is May 13

Here in the first world we take our bananas, chocolate and coffee (oh yes, especially our coffee!) for granted. But many people in other countries are not so lucky. Each day, tens of thousands of people in various Asian, African and South American countries—men, women...

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RECIPES for a Festive Cinco de Mayo

Margaritas, nachos, sombreros...here in the U.S. we make a big party out of this May holiday most of us know very little about. Contrary to what a lot of us think, Cinco de Mayo does NOT celebrate Mexico's independence from Spain, but instead, Mexico's unlikely...

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NEW: Organic Cold-Brew Iced Coffee from Chameleon

True coffee lovers have a new go-to at Rising Tide: Our Organic Chameleon Cold-Brew Iced Coffee. For Austin, TX-based Chameleon, cold-brew coffee is an art form, with all efforts geared toward maximizing taste and minimizing bitterness. It all starts with beans that...

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COMING SOON: Compostable Cups & Straws (that also look great!)

We're excited we'll soon be carrying the latest in eco-entertaining products from Preserve: compostable Cups and Straws. These single-use products—ideal for picnics, birthday parties and special occasions of all kinds—are made from plants and return to the soil when...

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Starting Earth Day, Rising Tide Goes B.Y.O.B

This Earth Day (April 22), we're launching a green initiative that'll be a game changer (and a no-brainer!) for us and our customers. In order to reduce the number of paper bags we're using (and the trees we're destroying in the process), we're committing 100% to a...

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RECIPES: A Vegan Passover

The egg-heavy holiday of Passover (not to mention that pesky lamb shank!) is an opportunity for Vegans to get creative. If you're also avoiding rice, beans and corn, you have to improvise even more, but that shouldn't stop you from having a deliciously festive...

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This Year, Hack Your Easter Basket

To gift an Easter basket to someone who loves you is one of the holiday's simple pleasures. And it doesn't need to be stacked with all kinds of avoidables—high fructose corn syrup, food dye, sugar, sugar, sugar—to be something special. We've got everything you need to...

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Spring is in Bloom!

If Mother's Day (May 14) is the best time to start planting outdoors, then April is when you lay the groundwork for all the growing that'll happen in May. We've got everything you need to get started. Organic Seeds: Rising Tide is proud to carry Certified Organic,...

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NEW: Organic Beef from Bartels Farms

The new star of our Meat department is the Certified Organic Beef from Bartels Farms. Raised on ranches in seven western states on a 100% organic diet, all Bartels beef is raised WITHOUT ANY: GMOs herbicides or pesticides artificial hormones or antibiotics Plus,...

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New Wellness Manager to Serve You Better

Please help us welcome Jennifer Musgrove to the Rising Tide staff! A Nutritional Consultant and Supplement Buyer for over 15 years, Jennifer is extremely knowledgeable about holistic wellness, and passionate about sharing what she knows with our customers. Jennifer is...

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RECIPES: Take the Food Dye Out of Saint Paddy’s Day

As St. Paddy's Day approaches, you might be thinking about how you can get festive, bright green foods on your table (and in the kids' lunchboxes, etc.) without toxic food dyes (linked to hyperactivity, allergic reactions and tumor growth—and banned in Europe). Here...

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A Bit ‘O Irish Cheese

With all those well-fed cows and sheep roaming the Irish countryside, it’s no surprise that tangy artisanal cheeses are a staple of the Irish diet. Kerrygold cheese is made in Ireland from grass-fed, pasture-raised cows, each one with proprietary Irish flavors—perfect...

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RECIPES: Irish Soda Bread

Traditional soda bread contains just flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. Depending on the baker, you'll find loads of variations on that theme including brown breads, dessert breads, and the classic Irish-American version with raisins and caraway seeds—the one...

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The Art of Cleaning (and Greening!) Up

It's almost spring...time to RENEW, to dig out from the piles of dirt and clutter we accumulated over the winter and get everything glowing again. Are your cleaning products as healthy as your diet? According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit...

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‘Cashewgurt’ for All

This is serious business. We have found the creamiest, most delicious vegan yogurt alternative from Forager Project (the same guys who brought us those amazing organic veggie chips we were raving about this summer—and are STILL addicted to). We promise you do NOT have...

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Love Up Your Heart!

February is all about HEARTS: the ones that say "I love you," and the ones that let us live a life we love. In honor of American Heart Month, our focus is on what we can all do to reduce our risk of developing heart disease, still the No. 1 killer of both men and...

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RECIPES: Warming Trends

What is better on a cold winter day than a steaming, comforting, filling hot bowl of SOUP? The only thing better is a soup made from scratch, and being around to enjoy the warm, savory aromas while it cooks. Let's clear one thing up from the start: making soup is NOT...

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Road Trip! Rising Tide Treks to Expo West

We're going back to where it all started! The organic, health food movement had its origins out West, and California is still at the cutting edge of everything new and exciting in the natural foods world. That's why we're so excited every year to attend the Natural...

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Valentine’s Gifts with Heart

Shopping for the ones you love is easy at Rising Tide Market. We've got a wide array of gifts that everyone can feel good about. Here are some of our top picks: Great scents: Big Dipper Wax Works candles $2.99-$29.99 John Masters Organic Soy Candles in Blood Orange...

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Rising Tide Offers a HOT New Breakfast Option

At Rising Tide Market we love OATMEAL! So we are so excited to bring it to you all—hot, organic, and super tasty—every morning of the week. You won't find a better, healthier breakfast for these chilly winter mornings. Besides it's obvious charms, oatmeal is itself a...

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Gin Bao: Long Brewed Tea Steeped in Tradition

Want a new bevy to ward off the winter blues? Gin Bao Long Brewed Teas bring the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to the Rising Tide drink case. For centuries, ginger bao (broth) has simmered in kettles across Asia, and served as the base for traditional...

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NEW to the Deli: Rising Tide SuperShots

At Rising Tide, we’ve been juicing for as long as we can remember. Then Jerry and Ashley went to Denmark last fall and fell in love with a new kind of juicing—concentrated health shots, bursting with nutrition in a super compact package. These shots tasted—and made...

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This Year, Have a (Protein) Ball!

Snacks. You love ‘em and you hate ‘em. But either way, you’re most likely having them. According to one study, some 90 % of adults surveyed admitted to snacking at least once daily; 50% nosh 2-3x/day. But what, exactly, are we noshing on? And are we serving our bodies...

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Great Guts!

Your body contains about 100 trillion bacteria – more than 10 times the number of cells in your entire body. The type and quantity of microorganisms in your gut—widely considered to be our body's “second brain”— interact with your body in ways that can either prevent...

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5 Steps to a Healthier 2017

We love the idea of starting the year off on a healthy, positive note. Resolutions to eat better, work out more, call mom every week…they often fall by the wayside despite our best intentions (roughly 75% of people stick to their goals for at least a week, while less...

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Power to the PEAple

Calling All Modern Hippies! If you care about how your munchies affect your body (and spirit) AND the planet we live on, Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs wants YOU. This LA-based snack co. believes that chickpea by chickpea, they can change things for the better. And if...

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Green Gifting

This is our favorite time of year by far, as the store is transformed by all manner of holiday goodies. We scoured the green gift world for the best of the best, and wound up with a lovely assortment. There are Hostess Gifts, Stocking Stuffers, Teacher...

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Time to Make the Doughnuts (and Cookies and More)

It's common knowledge...the amount of holiday cheer you'll enjoy is directly related to the quality of your TREATS! Whatever you celebrate in December, you'll want to get your hands on some holiday-specific goodies that'll really make your season bright. You really...

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Nature’s Meds for Cold & Flu

Prepping, cooking, cleaning…stressing! It’s easy to get We can’t do much about the bugs we’re exposed to—but we can strengthen our immune systems to protect us against annoying offenders. When it comes to blasting bugs, naturally, we defer to our resident supplement...

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Vegan Holidays Made Easy

For all our vegan friends out there, we’ve got your back this holiday season! We checked in with Alyson, our Assistant Store Manager (and one of Rising Tide’s resident vegans) to see what ingredients she uses to make all the magic happen for her family on Christmas....

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Digestive Support for Your Holiday Feast

Prepping, cooking, cleaning…stressing! It’s easy to get caught up in a Thanksgiving whirlwind that can leave you overwhelmed and run down. Add a huge meal into the mix and you can find yourself with digestive distress and reduced immunity that can really lay you out....

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Stress Less This Holiday Season

Ask Steve, one of Rising Tide's Supplement Buyers, how to minimize stress over the holidays and he'll tell you to take two minutes to stop and BREATHE. Excellent advice, for sure, and we should all be doing a whole lot more of it. This is especially true when the pace...

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Tried and True Holiday Recipes

Sometimes it's fun to experiment on the holidays, turning your Thanksgiving menu on its head with a lot of new and exotic dishes. Other times, it's nice to be able to rely on the gold standard of Thanksgiving classics (or if you're like us, do a combo of the two...

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Rising Tide Market Does Thanksgiving Turkeys

Don't settle this Thanksgiving...Rising Tide Market has the healthy, great-tasting turkey your friends and family deserve. D’artagnan Certified Organic Turkey* No antibiotics, growth hormones or animal by-products Come from a small Amish family farm in the heart of...

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Sunfood: Raw Never Tasted So Good

One of our favorite brands for super healthy, wholesome and delicious snack foods and more is Sunfood. Their mission—to help you discover the healing, energy and longevity power within you—fits in nicely here at Rising Tide Market…and their nutrient dense, raw,...

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Himalaya Herbal Healthcare: Best Sellers 20% off!

Himalaya is a family-owned company founded in 1930 on the principles of the world’s oldest system of medicine, Ayurveda. In the business we’re in, we view Himalaya products as among the best, for a few reasons. First, this is a company that controls the entire process...

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Crunch Into History With Heirloom Apples

The history of the apple and human enjoyment goes back thousands of years. Greek literary references mention them at about 800 B.C., while archaeological excavations have dated human related apple remains (um, cores?) back to 6000 B.C. No matter how you slice it,...

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RECIPE: SPAGHETTI SQUASH WITH MUSHROOMS AND SAGE

Courtesy of Sylvia Fountaine, Feasting at Home Blog Yield: 2-4 Prep time: 10 minutes Total time: 10 mins. + 50 mins. = 1 hour Ingredients spaghetti squash | 1 small, about 2 lbs. butter | 1 Tbsp olive oil | 2 Tbsp onion | 1/2, chopped sliced mushrooms...

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The Healthy Lunchbox: Time to Get Creative!

Back to School means back to making school lunches—and the constant search for tasty, HEALTHY lunch items your kids will actually eat (and hopefully even like!). The days of the traditional lunch (sandwich, fruit, cookie) are waaaay behind us, and most parents we know...

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Give Your Pets the Clean Diet They Deserve

Where do you get your pet food? Is it as clean (and free from GMOs, pesticides, antibiotics, etc.) as your diet? While some of us might cut corners when it comes to pet food, we pay for it in the long run with pets that don’t thrive like they should. Sure, some pets...

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Introducing, Your Favorite New Chip

Holy guacamole! It’s time to check out a new chip. When we first tried Forager Organic Vegetable Chips, we were bowled over. And when we realized they were made using only fresh pressed veggies (the byproduct of making cold pressed juices), ancient and sprouted...

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When Moo is Moot: We’re Going Nuts for Macadamia Milk

It used to be if you were dairy free (allergic, intolerant, vegan, or your own unique combo), you were out of luck in the milk department. Today, we have entire shelves dedicated to alternative milks, each with its own set of dedicated fans. So no matter you’re dairy...

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Glen Cove Native Makes One-of-A-Kind Beach Bags

At Rising Tide Market, nothing makes us happier than supporting a local, heart-centered vendor with one eye on aesthetics and the other on the planet. So imagine our excitement at teaming up with Glen Cove girl and first-rate designer Hilary Star de Roy, and her...

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The Many Reasons to Love Cacao Nibs

If you haven't tried Cacao Nibs, you don't know what you're missing. With the crunch of a nut, but the satisfying mouthfeel of chocolate, nibs are bits of fermented, dried, roasted and crushed cacao bean (essentially the least processed and most natural form of...

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New to Bulk: Alternative Flours for Baking

We recently renovated our entire Bulk department with an eye toward serving your needs. That’s right--we listened to you and our other customers about the items you use most in your kitchens, and those that you wanted to save money (and packaging) on. And voila, our...

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You’re Invited! Planting Healthy Roots for 40 Years

Come by and help us celebrate 40 years of friendships, fun, and delicious natural and organic food. What started in 1976 as a bunch of macrobiotic cooking classes has grown to become a cornerstone of the Glen Cove community and a bastion of the organic movement on...

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Fun in the Sun with All Good Sunscreen

Like you, we are beyond excited to get out in the sun, soak up some precious Vit D, and do all the outdoor things we’ve dying to do all winter long. The only hitch: when it comes to sun exposure, how do we protect ourselves from sunburn, aging and skin cancer? Which...

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Cool Coconut Water

If you’re looking for a healthy, great-tasting way to hydrate when the temperatures climb, look no further than Coconut Water. The clear liquid found inside a young, green coconut, coconut water is the most popular beverage in many tropical countries where it’s used...

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