All posts by Jessica Kelly

Super Bowl Snacking/Appetizer Ideas

The Super Bowl is coming up and we all know what that means; great football, great commercials and great food. Below are some appetizer and snack ideas you can bring to your Super Bowl party this year that are sure to score a touchdown with everybody!

  • Football Cheese Ball and Crackers-Shape your traditional cheese ball into a football shape. Cover with pepperoni’s and put sliced cheese where the lacing is. Surround with crackers and voila, you have the perfect Super Bowl treat.
  • Homemade Chex Mix-Throw in pretzels, Chex and anything else you want. Sprinkle your favorite seasoning and mix together.
  • Chips, Salsa and Guacamole. So simple yet so wanted and delicious. Your party goers will be going back every commercial break for more.
  • Cheetos Football. Pour out a bunch of Cheetos onto a dish. Shape the Cheetos into a football. Add string cheese for the laces.



Healthy Office Snacking


Working in an office is amazing! You have co-workers, your own work station and so much more but sometimes it is hard to keep your resolutions and eat healthy because the options aren’t available. Don’t worry though because we have the solution to help make your resolutions a reality. Below is a list of items you can get at our stores to keep your office snacking healthy!

  • Fresh Cut Fruit
  • Fresh Farms Mixes
  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Assorted Nuts
  • Protein Bars
  • Fruit Leather
  • And so much more!

Come in today to help make your resolutions a reality!

Applegate Farms

For 30 years, we have been producing high-quality natural and organic hot dogs, bacon, sausages, deli meats, cheese and frozen products. Our products are made without GMO ingredients and we source our meat from farms, where animals are treated with care and respect and are allowed to grow at their natural rate, all part of our mission – Changing The Meat We Eat®. Natural can mean many things, but to us natural means that the meat inside our products are:

  • From animals raised humanely without antibiotics, hormones or growth promotants
  • From animals fed a vegetarian or 100% grass diet
  • Free of added chemical nitrites, nitrates or phosphates
  • Free of artificial ingredients or preservatives

We truly believe that the way food is raised can change and transform lives…from the farmer who grows it to the person who eats it.

Healthy Snacks On-the-Go

It is that time of year again where we are all running from store to store to make sure we get that perfect deal; but, with all the running around, sometimes meals get pushed back or forgotten. No worries though because we are here to help. We have so many healthy options you can come in and grab to take with you on all your errands to ensure you stay nourished. Come in and pick up these delicious drinks and treats and others today!

  • Fresh Cut Fruit-Perfect for snacking on when you want that pineapple or cantaloupe but can’t cut it up.
  • Apples, Bananas, Oranges-Fresh fruit is the perfect pick-me-up during your shopping.
  • Fresh Farms Mixes-These delicious different dried fruits and trail mixes go nicely in your purse or car and are there for you to snack on all day long.
  • Protein Bars-Not only are these delicious, but they give you good nutrients to help you keep going.
  • Drinks-Whether you are picking up a water, a V8 or any of your other favorite drinks, it will help you stay hydrated throughout the day.

Full Circle

Starting the New Year off right is a goal everyone strives for and what better way than with Full Circle! Full Circle is a company who strives for all-around goodness for you and the world you live in. During the month of January, spend $30 in Full Circle products in one transaction with your rewards account and get a $5 bounce back offer in February. $5 off any Full Circle product will be loaded to your account on February 1st and will be active for a one time use until February 28th. Hurry in to snag this offer!

Enter to Win a Jeep Compass!

New Year, New You, right? Everyone is setting goals and trying to better themselves and what better way to do it than in a brand new Jeep Compass!

Associated Food Stores, Coca-Cola®, Larry H. Miller and The Utah Jazz are teaming up to give away a Jeep Compass and a $500 ARO Gift Card! Each time you purchase $15 of Coca-Cola® products in a single transaction with your rewards account now through February 27, 2018  you’ll automatically be entered to win!

No purchase necessary. To read promotion Terms and Conditions, click here.

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

It is two days before Christmas. The last gifts are being bought and the carolers are making their rounds. Everything is prepped and almost ready but there is still something missing from the stocking.

Does the above situation sound like you? If so, we are here to save the day! Come in today to grab these last minute stocking stuffers to make Christmas morning a success!

Candy-Whether it is an adult or a child, everyone loves candy. It is easy to come in and grab. You can choose king-size or bite-size and fill those stockings up.

Toothbrush-Many adults forget to replace their toothbrush and kids don’t even think about it. Christmas is the perfect time to give a new toothbrush for them to start the year of with

Bubble Gum-Even as an adult, there is something so fun about bubble gum especially when you get to have a bubble blowing contest Christmas morning. Bubble gum will spread Christmas cheer all Christmas morning.

Utah Truffles-A local favorite, and a Christmas morning tradition. These melt in your mouth and will be a hit Christmas morning.

Batteries-Don’t forget the batteries! Lots of toys require batteries so add these to the stockings to make sure they can play.



Co-Worker Gift Ideas

What to get co-workers? That is the question every Christmas. Something needs to be given but whether to make it big or small, lots or a little and other questions always come to mind. We are here to tell you though that we have compiled the perfect list of co-worker gifts that are sure to be a hit!

Bakery Treats-Who doesn’t love treats, especially from the bakery? Your co-workers will be singing your praises when you bring a bakery treat for them.

Stephen’s Hot Cocoa-A local favorite, Stephen’s Hot Cocoa is sure to warm anyone up this holiday season. Your co-workers can enjoy it at work or take it home. Either way, this gift keeps on giving.

Gift Cards-Gift cards are perfect for that co-worker that you don’t know super well but still need to get something for.  They show you care but leave it open for them to choose.

Candy-Who doesn’t love candy? Grab a couple of the popular candies, tie a bow around them and voila, the perfect gift!

Utah Truffles-A local hit, these are enjoyed by everyone. Co-workers will be asking where to get more when you bring these in.

Choose from the list above and come in and grab them today!

Stocking Stuffers

Stockings are such fun surprises Christmas morning but sometimes it is hard to decide what to put in them . Do you put candy, healthy snacks or toys? It is always such a dilemma. Don’t worry though, just come on in and we have everything you need!

Clementines or Oranges-The Christmas Orange story is such a classic which is one of the many reasons that clementines or oranges are a perfect stocking stuffer.

Sweets Orange Sticks-Delicious and local. With the melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and the yummy jelly center, these will be a big pleaser!

Stephen’s Hot Cocoa-A local favorite, Stephen’s Hot Cocoa is sure to warm anyone up this holiday season. With multiple flavors to choose from, there is now way you can go wrong!

Gift Cards-Gift cards are perfect. They fit right in the stocking but pack so much. A gift card allows so many choices and so much selection.

Candy Bars-Who doesn’t love a candy bar on Christmas? We have multiple flavors and sizes to choose from for the perfect topper on the stocking.

Batteries-Crucial but forgotten. So many times, a new toy is given that requires batteries. To avoid that panic on Christmas morning, come in and pick up some batteries to throw in the stockings so when they want to play with their new toy, you are the hero.

Hurry in today to get these and other amazing stocking stuffers!