Mojito Watermelon Salad

Recipe Information Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 Serve this refreshing salad with grilled or blackened strip or flank steak. Ingredients 2 cups seeded watermelon, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 1 large red heirloom tomato, cored and chopped 1 large yellow heirloom tomato, cored and chopped 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice 2 Read More »

Shoppers Shatter Positive Change Record to Support Meals on Wheels

In March, Bloomingfoods’ shoppers voted with their dollars and chose improved food access for homebound folks by donating a record-shattering $8,691.84 to support Bloomington Meals on Wheels, where people who are unable to cook for themselves receive two good meals per day delivered by a Read More »

Baked Potato Soup with Bacon

Recipe Information Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 4-6   Ingredients 4 russet potatoes, baked until tender 6 strips bacon 1 1/2 tablespoons oil or butter 1 small yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup flour 3 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Read More »

Asparagus and Bell Pepper Quiche

Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4-6 slices The fresh taste of asparagus shines in this irresistible quiche! Ingredients Filling 1/2 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1/3 cup red pepper, diced 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 pre-made 9-inch pie crust Quiche 6 eggs Read More »

Timmy Global Health – Vitamin Drive

Timmy Global Health will be hosting a vitamin drive outside the East store on Saturday, April 15th, 1 – 5pm. Interested customers will be handed a list of items such as toothpaste, vitamins, and bandaids that they can grab for the drive while shopping. Timmy Read More »

Alaffia’s Eyeglass Donation Drive

Beginning April 1st and running thru June 30th Alaffia is collecting used eyeglasses for the Togo community.  Alaffia hires an Optometrist to fit and distribute these used eyeglasses to people who are visually impaired. We’ll have collection boxes in the East and Near West Side stores, so if you Read More »

Deep Roots Grand Opening!

Deep Roots Garden Center will celebrate its Grand Opening from Noon to 6 pm on Saturday, April 8th. Join us at the East store as we welcome Deep Roots and their impressive array of native, bedding, berry, and indoor plants, along with gardening supplies galore! Deep Roots will Read More »

April’s Local Focus: Rhodes Family Farm Eggs

Bloomingfoods shoppers receive 25% off all Rhodes eggs! In addition to selling these farm fresh eggs by the dozen, we’re now selling Rhodes eggs in bulk at the East store. Look for the cooler near aisle one, and pick up one or twenty-one today! Rhodes Read More »

Local Vendor Fair

If local product sampling, entertainment, and delicious food interests you, this an event you won’t want to miss! Join us Saturday, April 29th from 11am-3pm, on Madison St. next to Bloomingfoods Near West Side for a block party event where our LOCAL vendors are the stars! Read More »

Lemon & Dill Chicken

Recipe Information Total Time: 15 to 30 minutes Servings: 4 Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sauteed chicken breasts. Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1-1 1/4 pounds) Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive or canola Read More »