Retail Spotlight: The Markets’ In-Store Dietitian

A recent trend in grocery and natural stores is having an in-house dietitian to help customers navigate a healthier diet and lifestyle. One store we love is The Markets, with three locations in Washington state, which carry Kelapo Coconut Oil in jars and baking sticks. Alex Borsuk, MS, RD, was kind enough to answer a few questions about what she does and why her job is a growing trend. 1.       Why is having a dietitian in a store important for customers? The supermarket is a place where people are faced with many decisions about what to feed themselves and their families. This […]

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Coconut Rice and Veggies

While in Anaheim for Natural Products Expo West, we had the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people! It’s always great to hear someone’s story of how they incorporate coconut oil into their everyday lifestyle. Nichole Dandrea,registered dietician, yoga instructor, and founder of Nicobella Organics, was kind enough to share one of her favorite recipes with us! Let’s take a look at how Nichole uses coconut oil in her cooking: Want a new and delicious way to try rice? Try substituting coconut milk in place of water to give the rice an amazing coconut-y flavor. Add fresh organic veggies sautéed […]

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