Kick Start the School and Work Day With a Healthy Breakfast


By Valerie Pulley, RDN MARTIN’S Food Markets Now that summer has unofficially ended, many of us are back to hectic mornings. Fitting in breakfast for the family can be challenging, however eating breakfast is important for performance at school and work. Kids and adults who fuel up in the morning tend to focus and concentrate better […]

Taste the Rainbow of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

summer produce

Summer is here and so is the bountiful crop of fresh and local fruits and veggies! Whether you are growing or purchasing local produce, it is a rewarding experience to support local farmers, provide fresher produce to your family, and save at the same time.  Local produce begins to appear in MARTIN’S stores in late […]

Summer Nutrition Classes For Parents and Kids

blueberries martins

To help combat childhood obesity MARTIN’S is arming parents and kids with the tools they need to live a healthier life in their new initiative Passport to Nutrition, a Kids Healthy Ideas Program. Valerie Waters, RDN will be teaching a four-week summer program for children ages 6-10 years old and their parents to arm them […]

MARTIN’S Challenge and Gift Card Giveaway!

Martins challenge

The last MARTIN’S Buy Theirs, Get Ours Free Challenge and Giveaway went so well, the’ve decided to do it again! We got a whole new bunch of goodies to put to the test!  We’ll tell you what we think about the National vs. MARTIN’S Own Brand and then during the weeks of June 29th and […]

Hot off the Grill!

Martins Zesty Grilled Chicken

Ahh… the aroma of the backyard barbeque, it is the signature smell of summer and one that is certain to make your mouth water. Grilling is one of the healthiest cooking methods and often requires limited effort put into preparation, cooking and clean up, saving valuable time on a busy night! The fresh meat, seafood […]

High Energy Snacks for Busy Moms

Health Tips from Martins

Our busy schedules as Richmond Moms can easily interfere with our efforts to stay on a healthy meal schedule. Did you know that skipping meals or reaching for that sugary snack will actually lead to a low energy crash? Going too long without eating and high sugar snacks can make you feel tired, cranky and […]