Macey’s Opens New Store in Murray

We’re so excited to announce the opening of our newest (and lucky 13th) Macey’s in Murray! This store is different than any other Macey’s with a variety of new offerings like an in-store restaurant and Wells Fargo along with Macey’s classics like the Kong Kone, Macey’s Anywhere online shopping, and tons of local products.

We’re going to start the weekend early with festivities kicking off on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at our 10 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony. Following that, we’ll have samples, a trivia contest, and nutrition walks with our dietician nutritionist Ron Beckstrom. These walks will show you where to find the better-for-you and specialty items for any diet.

Saturday is the real party starting with our farmers market at 7 a.m. We’ll also have a cinnamon roll walk, trivia contest, samples, face painting, and a meet and greet with Kong and his princess and pirate friends. We’ll also have great deals and of course a Kong Kone eating contest! Check out the full list of activities and times below. We can’t wait to see you there!

Delicious Produce Recipes

Stop by our produce department and pick up fresh cut produce which is cut daily and use them in one of these delicious recipes.

Butternut Noodles with Creamy Bacon Sauce

Calories: 356  Protein: 11g  Carbohydrate: 22g  Fiber: 3g  Fat: 27g  Sat Fat: 5g  Sodium:  590 mg

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1, 1lb package spiralized butternut squash
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • Leaves from 3 sprigs fresh sage
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • ¾ cups water hot water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 8 oz bacon, diced
  • 4 oz baby bella mushrooms, sliced

Directions:

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in frying pan over medium heat
  2. Add whole cloves garlic and sage to pan, cook until fragrant and the garlic starts to turn brown (about 3 minutes)
  3. Add garlic and sage to blender along with cashews, water, and salt; puree until smooth
  4. Add mushrooms and bacon to frying pan; cook until bacon is crispy and mushrooms brown (about 5 minutes)
  5. In a separate pan, heat remaining 1 tbsp olive oil in pan over medium-high heat; add spiralized butternut squash and cook, stirring frequently, until noodles turn golden brown (about 8 minutes)
  6. Plate butternut squash, drizzle with cashew sauce, and top with bacon and mushrooms; serve immediately.

 

Steak and Kale Soup

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutrition Facts:

Ingredients:

  • 1, 1 lb package kale soup mix*
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 lb beef, cut into strips
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 bay leaves, whole
  • 6 cups beef stock
  • 1, 16 oz can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1, 6 oz can tomato paste
  • ½ tsp dried oregano

*Ensure all kale, carrots, potatoes, and celery are cut into bite-sized chunks and onion is finely diced

Directions:

  1. Mix flour, salt, and pepper in a bowl; toss steak in flour mixture to coat
  2. Heat oil 1 tbsp oil in soup pot over medium-high heat
  3. Add steak to pot and sprinkle any excess flour mixture over the top of the steak; sauté until steak is browned (about 5 minutes)
  4. Add beef stock and bay leaves to pot and bring to low boil; turn pot to medium-low and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally
  5. 10 minutes before beef is finished, heat remaining 2 tbsp oil in frying pan over medium-high heat; reserve kale but stir fry remaining vegetables 5 minutes
  6. Add kale to pan and cook 2 more minutes
  7. Pour vegetables into soup and cook until vegetables are soft (about 15 minutes)

 

Zoodles with Red Lentil Marinara

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutrition Facts:

Ingredients:

  • 2, 1 lb packages zoodles
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 6 oz package chopped yellow onion
  • ½ tbsp minced garlic
  • 1, 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1, 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • ½ tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 bay leaves, whole
  • Grated parmesan

Directions:

  1. In a large pot or sauce pan, heat 2 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat; add onion and garlic and cook until onion becomes translucent (about 5 minutes)
  2. Add remaining ingredients to pot and stir to incorporate
  3. Heat until sauce comes to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered until lentils become tender and sauce thickens (about 25 minutes)
  4. About 5 minutes before sauce finished, heat remaining 2 tbsp olive oil in large skillet over medium heat; add zoodles and toss until tender (about 3 minutes)
  5. Plate zoodles and top with pasta sauce, sprinkling parmesan over sauce

 

Spiralized Yam Pad Thai

Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutrition Facts:

Ingredients:

  • 1, 1 lb package spiralized yams
  • 1 tbsp peanut or canola oil
  • 3 tbsp Pad Thai sauce
  • 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup peanuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in large sauté pan over medium-high heat; add spiralized yams and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown (about 8 minutes)
  2. While yam noodles cook, toast peanuts in a separate frying pan over medium heat, stirring frequently, until peanuts turn slightly brown
  3. Mix peanut butter and Pad Thai sauce until combined
  4. Pour sauce on yam noodles and toss to coat
  5. Plate and top with peanuts; serve immediately

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Join us Saturday, August 12 at Macey’s Tooele

This Saturday, August, 12, Live Fit Tooele will be sampling unique varieties of melons from local grower Ogden Bay Produce. Stop by the Tooele Macey’s farmers market between 10:00 am and noon to try some of these deliciously sweet and juicy melons. This is part of Live Fit Tooele’s regular healthy food sampling program that occurs the second Saturday of each month. Click here to learn more about Live Fit Tooele County, a program of the Tooele County Health Department, and their future events.

Macey’s Murray Daily Giveaways

Celebrate the Macey’s Murray grand opening all week long! We want to thank you, our loyal shoppers, with daily giveaways starting Wednesday, August 16th. The first 200 customers  each day at Macey’s Murray will receive a select free item.

  • August 16: 2-liter Bottle Coca-Cola
  • August 17: Doritos 10-11 oz.
  • August 18: White or Wheat 24 oz. Farm Bread
  • August 19: Western Family Gallon 1%, 2% or Skim Milk
  • August 20: Macey’s 2 lb. pkg. Tortilla Chips
  • August 21: Cosset Large Bath Bomb
  • August 22: Nabisco 10-13 oz. Chips Ahoy

Macey’s Comes to Murray

We’re excited to bring Macey’s, Utah’s happiest store, to Murray. Macey’s has served the people of Utah since 1947 and are proud of our local heritage. We’re also proud of the spirit of innovation demonstrated throughout our new store.

Produce

Macey’s offers an amazing variety of organic and local produce, fresh-made salsa and a large selection of cut fruit and veggies. All our cut fruit and veggies are cut right in our store each morning, are preservative free and perfect for quick and healthy snacks.

In-store Restaurant

The in-store restaurant is home to Macey’s signature oven-baked pizza, a wok, tasty sandwiches, wraps, fresh-rolled sushi, crisp salads and the famous Kong Kone. It’s the perfect stop when you want delicious meals made incredibly easy.

Delicatessen

Macey’s deli provides an extensive array of delectable meats and cheeses. The store also gives you everything from quick and easy meal solutions to the finest party trays and more.

Meat

You deserve the best when it comes to the meat department and that’s why Macey’s has one of the finest butcher blocks in Utah. Building on their longtime heritage of superior service and products, Macey’s meat department offers you organic, grass-fed and “free-from” meat and poultry.

Bakery

Our oven-fresh bakery offers mouth-watering bread; eye-catching, colorful, hand-decorated doughnuts and cakes and delicious, all-natural artisan bread. We also have new CinnaYum cinnamon rolls and churro doughnuts that are sure to make you smile.

Pharmacy

Macey’s pharmacists combine expert advice with quick and friendly service to keep Macey’s shoppers healthy and happy. With drive-through convenience and a private consulting room, Macey’s gives you all you need to maintain and improve your healthy lifestyle.

Macey’s Anywhere

Sometimes your busy schedule makes grocery shopping a challenge. Macey’s Anywhere lets you shop online and schedule a convenient pick-up time. Macey’s personal shoppers do the rest. They’ll meet you at the pick-up area so you will never have to leave your car. Place your first order on August 16. Visit maceys.com/anywhere for additional information.

Shop Your Way

Your life is busy and that’s why Macey’s makes it easy to shop regardless of your schedule. Macey’s Anywhere® lets you shop online and schedule convenient pick-up times. (No need to leave the car.) For those who come in the store, the Skip Checkout App lets you scan items with your phone and bypass the traditional checkout line. Visit goskip.com to learn more.

Starbucks

Our Murray location also offers the nation’s favorite coffee shop is now more convenient than ever. Whole-bean coffee, VIA, espresso and more are available from Macey’s in-store Starbucks.

To experience the progress for yourself, we encourage you to visit the store and experience the updates. If you need any help along the way, ask any Macey’s team member for assistance.

Happy Shopping®!

Utah’s 2017 Best Bagger

We are so proud to announce that Kaylee Hudson, a Spanish Fork Macey’s team member, was named “Best Bagger” at the Utah Food Industry Association’s state Best Bagger competition yesterday. The contest was held at Thanksgiving Point and brought the top baggers from 24 stores face to face to claim the title of Utah’s Best Bagger. Kaylee will have several months to prepare before they head to Las Vegas, Nevada in February to represent Utah in the National Best Bagger Competition.

“It’s great being able to represent my store and show how important baggers are for our guests. It’s important to make sure everything is bagged correctly so guests receive their items undamaged and in great condition,” said Kaylee Hudson.

The Best Bagger competition is sponsored by the National Grocers Association. The competition evaluates baggers on speed, how heavy each bag is, and how products are grouped and organized inside each sack. Baggers of any age can compete. The national winner is selected during a contest at the National Grocer Associations annual conference and receives a $10,000 cash prize.

“We are so proud of Kaylee and can’t wait to have her represent us and Utah at the National competition,” said Steve Holm, district manager for Macey’s. “Our teams really care about our guests and I think the way our baggers pack their groceries shows that too.”

Win a Pair of Hogle Zoo Tickets!

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Utah’s Hogle Zoo is home to an array of incredible animals including frogs, monkeys, lions, elephants, polar bears and more! There is something there for everyone and you are sure to enjoy yourself! During the month of August, every time you spend $15 on Coca-Cola ® Products using your rewards phone number, you will automatically be entered to win two Hogle Zoo tickets. Hurry in today!

*No purchase necessary. Click here to enter.

 

All Things Fruit with Augason Farms

This month, Augason Farms is excited to dedicate this newsletter to all things fruit! Our fruit products are preserved at their prime with high-tech processes to retain flavor and important vitamins and nutrients. Fruit is a vital part of a healthy diet and is an important component to any emergency food supply.

This month only, buy 2 Augason Farms fruit products and save $1 on Ziploc bags.

How Can I Use Dried Fruit?

Here’s the great thing about Augason Farm’s freeze-dried fruit—it can be used for almost anything you’d use fresh fruit for. Our fruit can be blended into delicious smoothies, thrown into trail mixes, added to muffin or bread batters or simply snacked on directly out of the can. Additionally, you can just go to your pantry and pull out fruit that may be out of season, instead of worrying about paying outrageous prices for the fresh version.

Here are just a few of our most popular fruit products and ways to incorporate them into your diet:

Dehydrated Apple Slices

Our dehydrated apple slices are delicious right out of the can or add water to use in your favorite recipes. Ready to use—no washing, peeling or slicing needed. Apples are also known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic and anti-carcinogenic properties. Throw into your morning granola or oatmeal for some sweetness, or chop up and sprinkle over your favorite cinnamon rolls for the ultimate apple pie cinnamon rolls.

Freeze Dried Whole Blueberries

Often considered a “super food” because they’re high in antioxidants, blueberries are a delicious and nutritious snack right out of the can. The freshly picked blueberry taste means that they mix beautifully in pancakes, granola, muffins and cheesecake, when reconstituted.

Freeze Dried Sliced Strawberries

Naturally sweet, these freeze-dried strawberries can be reconstituted and used in any recipe that calls for fresh strawberries—they’re that good! Perfect straight from the can as a delicious way to get your daily Vitamin C and antioxidants, or sprinkle over a bowl of ice cream for a fruity crunch.

Freeze Dried Whole Raspberries

Whole, freeze-dried raspberries are deliciously tart and rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C. They are tasty on their own as a snack, or rehydrate with some water and sugar or honey for a topping on breakfast cereal, desserts and fruit dishes.

Banana Chips

A family favorite, these banana chips are a sweet and delicious snack that add nutritious energy to trail mixes, baked goods or peanut butter sandwiches.

Back to School Snacks are Easy with Augason Farms

August means it’s time to start gearing up for school schedules and extracurricular activities. It also means that moms everywhere are bracing themselves for the daily complaints that there’s nothing to eat after school. But it doesn’t have to be difficult with Augason Farms! Here are a few tips and tricks for incorporating more fruit into your kids’ diets, as well as some simple and balanced recipes that will give your kids a healthy balance of carbs and protein for a filling snack that they’ll love.

  • On the weekends, help your kids create their own trail mix full of the ingredients that they love, using a variety of nuts and Augason Farm’s freeze-dried fruits. Let them divide up their trail mix into Ziploc bags and keep them in the pantry for a quick, grab-and-go snack.
  • Leave freeze-dried fruit in a container on the counter for them to sprinkle over their cereal or oatmeal, as a sweet and healthier substitute to sugar.

After School Toast

Toast is making a comeback in a big way as a quick and simple meal. It’s versatile and the perfect canvas for any flavors! It’s easy to customize this recipe for even the pickiest palate.

  • 1 piece of honey whole wheat bread
  • 1 Tbsp. cream cheese
  • Augason Farms Freeze Dried Sliced Strawberries
  • Honey, for drizzling
  • Slivered almonds

Toast bread to desired crispness. Spread with cream cheese and layer on freeze dried sliced strawberries. Drizzle the top with desired amount of honey and sprinkle with slivered almonds. Cut toast into two triangles and watch it disappear!

Variations: For a sweeter, classic favorite, top toast with peanut butter, Augason Farms Banana Chips (crushed) and a sprinkling of mini chocolate chips. Substitute your bread for a wheat English muffin and top with peanut butter, dehydrated apple slices and sprinkle the top with cinnamon sugar. Place under an over broil until cinnamon sugar caramelizes and the English muffin gets a little toasted. So tasty!