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Thai Chicken Noodle Soup with Coconut and Vegetables

October 20, 2014
Want to get Thai coconut soup faster than you can pick it up from your local take-out? If you have a deep and abiding yen for Thai Coconut Soup you can now cook up this yummy broth in your own kitchen in abo... Read More

Chicken Chili with Poblano and Corn

October 13, 2014
There are few dinners as satisfying as a warm and spicy chili on a cool fall night. This white chili consists of ground chicken, just-a-touch-of-heat poblanos and crunchy corn thickened with mashed cannellini b... Read More

It's Cleveland Beer Week!

October 7, 2014
It's Cleveland Beer Week! This year's celebration runs October 10-19 and Heinen's is the only retailer to carry all five special collaboration beers created for the event. We caught up with Ed Thompkins, Heinen's Wine &... Read More

Swordfish with Farro, Cannellini Beans and Greens

October 6, 2014
Swordfish is such a dense, meaty fish that it’s sometimes called the “steak” of the ocean. Its mild flavor allows a wide variety of possible seasonings and sides and predictably,... Read More

Cornflake Crusted Chicken Fingers with Sweet Potato Fries & Chutney Dipping Sauce

September 29, 2014
I'm giving a big thumbs up to the crispy chicken finger. It turns out that they're not just for kids…adults love them as well. Cut down into quick cooking slices and dredged in crispy cornflake cru... Read More

Italian Style Chicken Meatballs and Broccoli

September 22, 2014
Chicken Meatballs cook up fast and tasty in this one pan dish with the addition of a favorite broccoli salad, usually served cold, but in this case served up warm and homey. Adding a touch of chicken broth m... Read More

Say Hello To Roz Coleman, Heinen's University Heights Cheese Lead

September 16, 2014

Do you love cheese? Meet Roz, Heinen's Cheese Lead. Find out what's always in her kitchen and her favorite cheeses. 

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Fall Harvest Bounty

September 16, 2014
Can you believe it's mid-September already? The busy days of summer fly by at my house.  Fall is on the way! Read More

Stay Active this Fall with HIIT!

September 8, 2014
Do you sometimes struggle to find time for a good workout during the day? Here's when high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a great exercise option. 
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Arctic Char with Mixed Kale, Lemon, Parmesan and Walnuts

September 8, 2014
Arctic Char is salmon’s more subtle brother; not quite as strong tasting but still delicious and loaded with omega-3’s. To make things even more healthy add a dose of kale, Parmesan and to... Read More

We Know Our Sources: Local Produce

September 4, 2014

Heinen's is committed to bringing our customers local produce from multiple sources, and one of those sources is the County Line Produce Auction. This auction is held three times a week and features fresh, just pick... Read More

Salade Niçoise

August 25, 2014
Salade Niçoise is more than a salad. It's a savory meal that's been filling up hungry tummies for centuries. This beautiful plate consists of greens, potatoes, green beans, tomato and egg dressed in ... Read More

Award-Winning Cheeses

August 21, 2014

It's been an exciting few weeks for cheese lovers. Many delicious cheeses that can be found at Heinen's have been recognized and awarded nationally. Here are three of my favorite cheeses that won awar... Read More

Shrimp Tacos

August 18, 2014
It’s never been easier to serve tacos for dinner. Using the 5-A-Day Salad from the serve yourself Take-Out Salad bar means a minimum of chopping, cutting and mixing. Just sauté up the shrimp... Read More

Fluffy Summer Frittata with Asparagus, Peppers and Sausage

August 11, 2014
A frittata is my go-to dish when I need to get dinner on the table fast. And everything goes into a skillet which means just one pan to clean up. With all the lovely green asparagus, chunky sweet red pepper, ... Read More

Heinen’s Exclusive: Zack Bruell Balsamic Vinegars

August 7, 2014

If you've been looking for restaurant-quality vinegars, your search may be over. New to Heinen's are Zack Bruell Balsamic and White Balsamic Vinegars. These high-quality vinegars, by award-winning Chef Zack Bruell, hail from... Read More

Hatch Chile Recipes from Chef Zack Bruell

August 6, 2014

It's Hatch Chile season! Hatch Chiles present endless culinary possibilities. Use these flavorful and versatile chiles when your recipes need a flavor boost. Spice things up with these delicious re... Read More

Sautéed Chicken Breast with Greek Pasta Salad

August 4, 2014
No need to boil pasta in this recipe as the pasta salad is already made up for you. Good cold but maybe better hot, the Deluxe Greek Pasta from the serve yourself Take-Out salad bar includes pasta, vegetab... Read More

Lamb Grilling Tips

July 31, 2014

You're an expert at grilling beef, poultry, pork, seafood and even veggies. But what about lamb? If you haven't tasted grilled lamb, you're missing out. Follow these tips for the perfect lamb, ever... Read More

Cuban Sandwich

July 28, 2014
A sandwich for dinner? When hot and a complete meal wrapped between two slices of buttered toasted bread, you bet! The combination of tart pickles, salty ham, gooey hot cheese and the pulled pork in this maste... Read More

What Was Once Old is New Again

July 24, 2014
On a recent trip to California’s Central Coast, I couldn’t help but be struck by a new generation of winemaking where long-forgotten varietals seemed new and cutting edge again. This was most evident ... Read More

Italian Beef Loin Stir-Fry with Asparagus Risotto

July 21, 2014
We’ve taken the standard Asian stir-fry and made it Italian with the addition of a little balsamic vinegar and a simple asparagus risotto. No need for anything more on the plate, this meal is filling a... Read More

We Know Our Sources: Caruso's Coffee

July 17, 2014

You may not know the Caruso's name, but you probably know the coffee they create: Erie Island and Zack Bruell's Zack's Brews, and our own Two Brothers coffee. Heinen's recently had the chance to lear... Read More

Fresh Summer Pasta with Tomatoes, Garlic, Basil and Buttery Croutons

July 14, 2014
Summer is tomato time and where we come from, you eat tomatoes when the tomato eating is good. This dish was made for tomato time when dead-ripe tomatoes, basil, garlic and pasta could be dinner at your house ev... Read More

Have a Sizzling Superfoods Summer!

July 9, 2014
As the weather heats up and you score more invitations to barbecues and parties, you may think that it is going to be difficult to stick with your Superfoods lifestyle. Luckily, it is not necessary to sacrifice good health for a tasty summer! Many of th... Read More

Perfect Food for Great Health!

July 9, 2014
Don’t have a fancy wheat grass juicer on your kitchen counter? Neither do I, although it is on my wish list! Until that becomes a reality, Garden Of Life Wheat Grass Juice Powder ... Read More

Of Health and Fermentation

July 9, 2014
Every health expert on the planet will tell you that fresh whole foods are the healthiest, but the latest beneficial food group isn't "fresh", it's fermented.  Read More

Cranberry Pecan Turkey Sliders with Crispy Coleslaw

July 7, 2014
Little turkey sliders take no time to grill and are delicious paired with crispy, creamy coleslaw. It’s a complete meal on a bun! Read More

The Way of the Goat

June 30, 2014
Well, the weather is finally cooperating, and with the change in season also comes a change in the food season. Light salads, grilled fish and meat, crisp Sauvignon Blanc and refreshing wheat beers. That’s wh... Read More

Sweet Summer Melons

June 23, 2014
Check out our quick melon primer below to see what melons you should look for in the produce department this summer. Melons come in many shapes, sizes and colors, but they all have one thing in common: they’re sure t... Read More

Tips for the Perfect Dog

June 20, 2014
Any way you choose, you can't go wrong with the adaptable hot dog. Follow these tips for the best ways to put on the dog at your next cookout and make “the dog days of summer” truly delicious... Read More

Hot Diggity Dog!

June 20, 2014
Juicy grilled hot dogs are America’s favorite summertime, fork-free meal. We love them in all their combinations from the classic ballpark frank dressed with simple mustard and relish to restaur... Read More

Garlic Grilled Shrimp, Avocado and Super Veggie Detox Salad

June 19, 2014
It's so easy to whip up a little lemon vinaigrette, warm up the shrimp and toss with gorgeous spring salad on a plate. The detox salad from the To Go salad case is full of good for you vegetables and the butte... Read More

Steak = Summer

June 17, 2014
One of the best things about summer is all the great grilling! I’m a meat guy, so you know I love to grill a great steak. In Heinen’s Meat Department, we get a lot of questions about what cuts are the best for... Read More

Introducing...New Products at Heinen's

June 16, 2014

Have you ever wondered how Heinen's decides what new items to bring into our stores? One of the many ways we discover new products is by attending food shows. A contingent of Heine... Read More

Father's Day Beer Picks

June 12, 2014

Have you picked out the perfect gift for Father's Day? Instead of the standard tie or wallet, how about surprising him with a cold one! We asked Tim Mills, Beer Specialist at Heinen's Middleburg Heights, for his top beer picks for dad.&... Read More

Say Hello To Amy Gormsen, Heinen's Brecksville Wine Consultant

June 9, 2014
Can you guess which country is making a big splash in the wine world these days? Amy Gormsen is the expert who can fill you in! Read More

Lamb Kebabs with Grilled Asparagus and Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes

June 2, 2014
Lamb and asparagus lovers unite! It’s finally spring and ‘tis the season to gobble all the fresh asparagus and tender lamb we can eat. But, since it’s still a little on the chilly si... Read More

10 Tips for the Perfect Charcuterie Board

May 27, 2014

Planning a charcuterie board for your next get-together? Follow these 10 steps for a great board and impress your guests!

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Charcuterie Board Examples

May 27, 2014

New at making a charcuterie board or an old pro that just needs some inspiration? Check out these example boards. You're sure to find something that fits your party!

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Charcuterie: The "Cure" for the Common Party

May 27, 2014
A charcuterie board is one of the easiest and most impressive appetizer options for busy people. French for “cooked meat”, charcuterie encompasses all manner of cured meats whether air dried, salte... Read More

Fresh Crab Cakes with Five A Day Vegetable Salad

May 22, 2014
Fry up these fresh crab cakes on the fly and serve them with a delicious and healthy salad made with corn, broccoli, tomato, mango, cilantro, onion and red bell pepper. This dinner is just too good to be this easy... Read More

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Baby Bok Choy

May 20, 2014
We love this versatile vegetable. You can grill, sear, sauté, fry, steam and stir-fry baby bok choy. The preparation possibilities are nearly endless! Read More

Rubs, Marinades and Brines for Grilling

May 13, 2014

It's time to release your grill from its winter hiding place and start cooking! With a grill, it's so simple to create a different meal each night, simply by using rubs, marinades and brines. Here are my fav... Read More

Vin Hunter Exclusive Sauvignon Blanc

May 9, 2014
Vin Hunter's new Sauvignon Blanc is the first foray into the great 2012 vintage in California. Aged in stainless steel barrels at a small winery in Napa Valley, this wine is considered the best value in California and was designed by a Premier Sauvignon Blanc ... Read More

Glazed Mini Meatloaf with Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

May 8, 2014
Gnocchi are heavenly little pasta pillows tossed with red sauce and herbs. You can find them in the freezer case and they cook up from frozen to tender and hot in about 5 minutes. They’re a great ... Read More

Living a Gluten-Free Life

May 6, 2014

Welcome to the world of gluten-free living. Whether you are new to the diet or have been following it for quite some time, I hope these tips and tidbits will be useful to yo... Read More

Say Hello to MaryAlice Grassa, Heinen's Aurora Wellness Consultant

May 5, 2014

Meet MaryAlice, Heinen's Aurora wellness and well-being expert! Mary Alice has a nutrition background and was previously a weight-loss coach for Weight Watchers.

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Super Sandwiches!

May 2, 2014
Nothing beats a great sandwich, and our Two Brothers deli meats and cheeses are sure to help you create your best ever. Tired of the same ham and cheese sandwich and need some inspiration? Heinen’s corporate chef Ja... Read More

Easy Lamb Barbacoa Recipes Using Shepherd's Pride Lamb

April 28, 2014
Barbacoa is a cooking method that tenderizes less expensive cuts, making lamb more affordable for those wishing to try this Latin American celebration dish. Check out these recipes for easy and delicious ways to prepare lamb barbaco! Read More

Sausage Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers with Penne Alla Norma

April 24, 2014
Fresh peppers and sausage cooked in red sauce just might be one of the homiest dishes known to man (or woman). But then, so is Penne Alla Norma; chock full of fried eggplant, basil and ricotta cheese. Pair th... Read More

Inca Tea Blends

April 23, 2014
The story of Inca Tea begins with three adventurous friends: Ryan, Zach and Phil, a winding Peruvian mountain trail, 16 thousand feet, 10 days, 28 degree weather, determination and a little magic. Read More

Kale: A Nutrition Powerhouse

April 23, 2014
The Superfood kale has been cultivated for over 2,000 years. A native to the Mediterranean area, the Brassica oleracea spread to other parts of Europe where it was widely consumed until the Middle Ages. Kale was an extremely important crop in... Read More

Get Moving! Take Your Fitness Outside.

April 23, 2014

Since spring has finally arrived, we can turn our thoughts to things of summer: beaches, picnics and the great outdoors! The spring weather offers some wonderful opportunities for meeting our weekly exercis... Read More

Life Extension Sea Iodine

April 23, 2014
When was the last time you have thought about your iodine intake? Most people have probably never given iodine much thought.  Although we don’t hear about this health-promoting trace e... Read More

Spring Cleaning!

April 23, 2014
When the winter days are upon us, there are certain chores that I don’t tackle. Windows, for example. Those can wait. The lawn, obviously, is also neglected under the cover of the typical Ohio winter. I think we can all identify with the slow-down feeling that come... Read More

Vin Hunter Exclusive – 2011 Unsung Hero Malbec

April 17, 2014
Take advantage of this great wine at a great value! Because of the relationships we have with our winery and distribution partners, we're able to give you this incredible value. While supplies last, 2011 Unsung Hero Malbec is just $12.99 – a $30 savings off... Read More

South African Baby Pineapples

April 14, 2014
These sweet Baby Pineapples are a unique twist on a tropical favorite. The Baby Pineapple has an edible core and is fun to eat – we like to remove the skin, use the leaves as a handle and eat them like a lollipop. Read More

Teriyaki Chicken Breast with Kale, Brussels Sprout and Beet Sauté

April 10, 2014

Dinner will never arrive faster or easier than when serving this Asian inspired protein and vegetable packed meal. Flavorful teriyaki chicken is just made to pair... Read More

Introducing Gai Lan and Choy Sum – New Asian Vegetables

April 7, 2014
Here at Heinen's we love introducing you to new items, and we're excited to introduce two brand-new Asian vegetables from Melissa's in select Heinen's stores: Gai Lan and Choy Sum. These exceptional veggies are grown in California and are exclusive ... Read More

Say Hello to Gino Colagiovanni, Brecksville Heinen's Seafood Manager

April 3, 2014
Meet Gino, Seafood aficionado of Brecksville and see what's always stocked in his kitchen.
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The Many Uses for Coconut Oil

March 25, 2014
I have just a minor obsession with coconut oil.  Just a small one.  And by small I mean I use it for everything! It's a little like the dad from "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and his love for Windex. Except my obsession is or... Read More

Crab Stuffed Orange Roughy

March 20, 2014
Orange Roughy stuffed with crab just might become your new favorite dinner. And best of all, it takes just 10 minutes to go from fridge to table. Read More

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish Cheese

March 17, 2014
While corned beef and cabbage are the quintessential St. Patty’s Day fare, you don’t want to miss our selection of Irish cheeses. Read More

Golden Rules to Gut Health

March 13, 2014
You know the old cliché telling you to “listen to your gut”? Well, it’s actually true, except it is referring not only to intuition, but also to digestion. Some 2400 years ago, Hippocrates, th... Read More

Garden of Life Probiotics

March 13, 2014
When it comes to your gut, people can underestimate what a healthy gut can really do for your body. The gut contains tons of bacteria, good and bad, but the key is to have much more goo... Read More

Aloe Vera: A Therapeutic Wonder

March 13, 2014
Aloe vera has a long traditional use as a topical treatment for skin inflammation, burns and wound healing. Less familiar may be it’s long and clinically studied use for digestion health. Al... Read More

Say Hello to Beth Samora, Hudson Heinen's Floral Manager

March 11, 2014
Meet Beth, the master of all things floral at Heinen's Hudson, and say hello next time you're in the store! Read More

Black Bean Veggie Burger with Spinach and Barley Lime Salad

March 7, 2014
Here’s a meatless meal that won’t leave you yearning for a pork chop. Black bean burgers are flavorful and protein packed and when paired with a filling barley salad c... Read More

Frozen Food Month

March 4, 2014
March is National Frozen Food Month, and we’ve compiled some of our favorite items in the Frozen Foods department that you might not know about. Check out our suggestions and you may find a new favorite entrée or snack. Read More

We Know Our Sources: Niman Ranch

February 26, 2014
Niman Ranch is a community of more than 700 small, sustainable family farms and ranches located in 26 states. Niman Ranch livestock are never, ever given antibiotics or added hormones. Heinen's has many pork products from Niman Ranch, includ... Read More

Wild Salmon Mignon with Herb Roasted Potatoes and Spinach Soufflé

February 20, 2014
Wild salmon is high in Omega-3’s and is a good source of calcium, so eating more of this firm fleshed, bright orange fish is a good move for most of our diets. Oh, and I almost for... Read More

American Heart Month

February 13, 2014
Each February, the American Heart Association (AHA) shines a spotlight on the number one killer of all Americans – heart disease. However, there are things you can do to help prevent heart disease, and sometimes even reverse existing co... Read More

Valentine's Day Made Easy

February 11, 2014
Forgot to make reservations at your favorite restaurant for Valentine's Day? Never fear. You can skip the crowded restaurant and have time to make your very own cozy, fast and fresh Valentine's Day dinner... Read More

Say Hello To Catie Cantrell, Bainbridge Heinen's Meat Manager

February 6, 2014
What's always in the kitchen of a Heinen's Meat Department Manager? Find out that and more when you meet Catie. Read More

Apricot and Fennel Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Bacon and Mustard Sauce

February 3, 2014
Pork tenderloin is a delicious, lean cut of meat. And it’s even tastier when stuffed with sweet apricots, spicy fennel and fresh herbs. The bacon wrapped outside keeps things moi... Read More

It's Citrus Season!

January 30, 2014
It's peak citrus season, and Heinen's has you covered with a wide variety of oranges, grapefruits and lemons. There really is something for everyone and this is the best time of the year to enjoy some citrus and brighten up your day. He... Read More

Wake Robin Fermented Foods

January 28, 2014
Located on Walton Ave. in Cleveland, Wake Robin was started by a retired doctor and his daughter who had a passion for food and a desire to create something healthy for themselves and their community. The result is a line... Read More

Super Game Day Recipes

January 23, 2014
Watching a great football game is a super excuse to forget about the diet and just enjoy. Plus, it’s fun to cook the foods fans love; classic, easy to eat, flavorful food with crunch and zing. Ma... Read More

12 Tips for the Perfect Game Day Party

January 23, 2014
It's game time! That magical rowdy night where simple foods like chips, dips and beer reign supreme amid the soft glow of large flat screen TVs. Keep reading for 12 easy tips to make your Big Game get together the best party of the ye... Read More

Game Day Must-Haves

January 21, 2014
The Big Game is coming up, and what better way to celebrate than with food? Whether you watch for the game or just the commercials, great food is a must. If you’re throwing a party or just enjoying t... Read More

Snack Smart with Supersnacks!

January 14, 2014
If your New Year's resolution is to create a healthier way of being, would you believe you can start with a snack? That's right: to assist with weight loss, rejuvenation, energy and health, snack smart with s... Read More

Hemp Seeds: A Super Protein Superfood!

January 14, 2014
Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritionally well-balanced foods on the planet and one of nature’s very best sources of easily assimilated plant-based protein. Hemp seeds contai... Read More

Recommended Reading - "The Maker's Diet"

January 14, 2014
I would like to recommend an outstanding book written by Jordan Rubin, founder of Garden of Life products. His book, "The Maker’s Diet", is a firsthand account of how he suffered fr... Read More

The Healing Benefits of Broth

January 14, 2014
Broth has been a traditional remedy used across cultures for the maintenance of health.  It is a known treatment for colds and flus and aids in digestive and immune health.  The practice of making broth involves littl... Read More

Say Hello To Randi Ortner, Heinen's Avon Sales Lead

January 13, 2014
Meet Randi, a sales lead at Avon that's been with Heinen's for 8 years. Learn more about her here! Read More

Stay on Track with our Favorite Healthy Snacks

January 10, 2014
The New Year typically brings declarations to eat healthy, and we know that can be hard sometimes. But eating healthy doesn't have to be tasteless and boring – here are just a few of our favorite products for keeping... Read More

Salmon Burger with Corn Casserole and Sautéed Vegetables

January 6, 2014
Perfect dressed up with creamy corn casserole, these salmon burgers will be your family’s new dinner favorite. We should all be eating more fish in our diets and these healthy burgers make it easy. Ei... Read More

Meet the Family Behind Stemilt World Famous Fruits

January 2, 2014
Introducing Stemilt, our newest partner in the produce department. Stemilt's story is similar to Heinen's, and just like us, family and quality continue to be at the center of their operations. You'll see Stemilt's Li... Read More

Chicken Romano with Mushroom Risotto and Broccolini with Fried Garlic

December 27, 2013
No more standing over the stove stirring risotto for 20 minutes. This packaged risotto is so good it could even fool Nonna into thinking you made it from scratch. Paired with golden chicken Romano and bright g... Read More

Christina Maria's Tiramisu

December 23, 2013
We know good tiramisu when we taste it. That’s why when we had our first taste of Christina Maria’s tiramisu, we just had to have it in our stores. These authentic, handmade Italian desserts are made by the husband-wif... Read More

Here's to the Cheesiest Holiday Ever!

December 19, 2013
As a cheesemonger, I am expected to dazzle my Christmas dinner guests with some sort of hoity-toity cheese board or one crazy cheese with an even crazier accompaniment. But what I really like to do is take classic cheeses an... Read More

Building a Holiday Dream House

December 17, 2013
For more than a decade, David and Johnna Gregg have been designing some very charming holiday gingerbread houses. Read on for their tips and tricks for a great gingerbread house! Read More

All About Poinsettias

December 12, 2013
Few things signify the holiday season more than a poinsettia plant and Heinen's has you covered with our selection of traditional, painted, glitter and Ice Punch poinsettias. Keep them beautiful all season long with our e... Read More

Say Hello To Ed Thompkins, Heinen’s Wine & Beer Buyer

December 9, 2013
Ed loves to talk wine and beer. If you see him out in our stores, pick his brain on pairings, flavor profiles and more! Read More

Cheese Plate Made Easy

December 4, 2013
A cheese course doesn’t have to be elaborate to be inviting. A single carefully chosen cheese served with its perfect accompaniment can be more alluring than a tray loaded with options. The key is figuring out when y... Read More

Holiday Bubbles are Here!

November 20, 2013
It's that time of year again – time for our holiday bubbles! Every year we get a special selection of holiday wines and champagnes to make your parties festive and bright. All of these are in limited quantities, so buy ear... Read More

Favorite Cheese Appetizers

November 14, 2013
When it’s cold and snowy outside, I want to hunker down in my kitchen and make fun things that my family will love to eat. Being Heinen’s Cheesemonger, what I prepare in the kitchen usually involves some sort of cheese. Here are a couple of my favorite appetizer recipes that you should definitely try this holiday season. They’re easy and perfect for just about any occ... Read More

Fresh Roasted Coffee

November 11, 2013
Get ready for the best tasting coffee around! We're excited to launch a new service of roasting high-quality, fair trade coffee beans at a number of our locations. Equal Exchange will provide Heinen's with green, unroasted coffee beans, and Heinen's associate... Read More

Say Hello To David Gregg, Heinen's Deli Merchandiser

November 7, 2013
Meet David Gregg, Heinen’s Merchandiser for the deli and gourmet case and one of Heinen’s most passionate foodies, and find out what's always in his kitchen! Read More

Club 92 Special Buy: 2010 Mendoza Vineyards Gran Reserva Malbec

November 4, 2013
Tasting is believing! If you're a wine lover, don't miss out on this incredible buy of on 2010 Mendoza Vineyards Gran Reserva Malbec – a Heinen's exclusive. We're able to bring you this $90 bottle of wine for just $19.99 – a $70.00 savings! Read More

Stuffed Beef Round Steak with Orange Spaghetti Squash and Bacony Brussels Sprouts

October 28, 2013
There's nothing like a nice hot meal to come home to on these chilly nights. Look no further than this hearty beef, squash and Brussels sprouts combo to jump start your fall dinner menu. It couldn't be easie... Read More

Organic Valley Grass-Fed Milk

October 24, 2013
Knowing our sources has always been important to Heinen's. Les Gyerman, Heinen’s Dairy Category Manager, recently visited the farm of Tucker and Becky Gretebeck in Wisconsin to learn more about Organic Valley 100% ... Read More

Say Hello To Eric Besselman, Heinen's Meat Merchandiser

October 21, 2013
Meet Eric Besselman, our resident meat head. Our legacy is premium meats and Eric is just one of the many who keeps that legacy going. Read More

It's Squash Season!

October 14, 2013
Now that fall is in full swing, let's talk squash. Heinen's has at least 10 types of squash, so I'm confident you'll find the perfect squash for your needs. Don't forget to purchase extras to use as great fall ... Read More

Boneless Chicken Thighs with Kale and Quinoa

October 11, 2013
You know you love Heinen's Kale and Quinoa salad for lunch, but did you know that it makes a great dinner when combined with boneless chicken thighs? The kale cooks down tender, the blueberries and cranberries add fruity ta... Read More

Favorite Fall Cheeses

October 10, 2013
Fall is a time when we start to ramp up our cheese selection to get ready for the holidays. We look at some of the coolest cheeses that are being produced in the US as well as abroad. This year, ... Read More

All About Apples

October 7, 2013
I don't know about you, but nothing says fall quite like a nice, crisp apple. With so many varieties out there, how do you know which one to choose? That's where we come in! I'd like to share some recipes an... Read More

Congratulations Shannon Welsh, Certified Cheese Professional

October 3, 2013
We're proud to announce that Heinen's  cheese monger Shannon Welsh has received the American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional certification. To be eligible for this prestigious certification, Shannon had to take a ... Read More

Eat Yourself Super!

September 30, 2013
Think eating right is complicated? Follow my simple advice to a healthful diet and Eat Yourself Super with these recommendations. Read More

Garlic Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables with Ohio City Pasta

September 26, 2013

Combining Heinen’s garlic grilled shrimp and vegetables with fresh pasta and pesto makes Wednesday night dinner seem more like Saturday night. You could ... Read More

It's Clambake Season!

September 23, 2013
Ah…fall. It’s the favorite season of many because of the cooler weather, color-changing leaves and clambakes! Clambakes are a fall tradition here in northeast Ohio, and we've got just what you need to t... Read More

Say Hello To Megan Stone, Heinen's Floral Buyer

September 16, 2013
Don't you just love the beautiful flowers in our floral department? Get to know Megan, Heinen's Floral Buyer - she makes the big decisions on what makes it into our stores! Read More

Crab Cake and Heirloom Tomato Salad

September 12, 2013

September just might be the best month to eat ripe and juicy local tomatoes. They signify that last gasp of summer with a perfect balance of sweet and tart. So have... Read More

Kickin' It With Kenny Recipes

September 11, 2013
Want to make any of the tasty treats featured on Kickin' it with Kenny? We've compiled all the recipes here. Read More

Tailgate like a Chef!

September 9, 2013
Don't be sitting on the sidelines when it comes to throwing a tailgate party.  It's easy to come up with a game-winning menu that will have neighboring fans in the parking lot looking enviously your way.  Here a... Read More

New in Heinen's Wine Department

September 5, 2013
I’m not one for bragging, but if you’ve stepped into a Heinen’s wine department in the last couple of months then you have probably noticed a bit of a facelift – all for the better and all to benefit you. Read on to ... Read More

Meet Carla Snyder, Cook Book Author

September 2, 2013
Carla Snyder has spent the past 30 years in the food world as a caterer, artisan baker, cooking school teacher, food writer and author of 6 cook books. Carla will be developing recipes using Heinen’s prep... Read More

Going to the Next Grade

August 26, 2013
Start the school year off right! We've compiled five easy tips for the back-to-school transition. Follow our advice and your child will be at the head of the class! Read More

Say Hello To Mario Grazia, Heinen's Produce Buyer

August 22, 2013
Get to know one of the guys behind our fabulous produce department and find out what ingredients are always in his kitchen. Read More

Bring a Piece of Chef Zack Bruell Home

August 19, 2013
You may have dined at one of chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell's five Cleveland-area restaurants – Parallax, Table 45, Chinato, L'Albatros and Cowell & Hubbard – but did you know that you can get his custom b... Read More

Summer Herb Recipes

August 15, 2013

We’re in the midst of summer, and that means fresh herbs are plentiful! We’re always looking for new ways to use fresh herbs, so we asked Bill Krukemeyer, Produce... Read More

Two Brothers Products – A Cut Above

August 12, 2013
Distinctive. Wow. The best we’ve ever tasted. These are just some of the ways to describe our Two Brothers products. If you’ve tried any of our Two Brothers products, you know what we’re... Read More

Cheese Lovers in Paradise

August 8, 2013
Just this past week I attended the 30th anniversary of the American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference in Madison, WI. Okay, so maybe it’s not technically “Paradise,” but it is quite a ... Read More

Behind the Scenes: Getting Ready for Christmas and Hanukkah

August 5, 2013
Frances Mathis, Heinen's candy buyer and category manager, starts planning for the winter holidays early. Very early. Earlier this summer she recently set up a "candy show" of holiday candy options that our store associates will choose from. Yes... Read More

It's Time to Get out and Grill!

July 25, 2013
Late spring and summer are the perfect times for setting as many impromptu al fresco tables as you can. But dining outdoors is just half the fun. Everyone knows that the grilling itself is the other half of the party—if you ... Read More

Lava Lake Lamb

July 22, 2013
You've never tasted lamb this good! Lava Lake Lamb is 100% grass-fed, free-range lamb, and it’s only available July through September.  Lava Lake lambs range freely over long distances and are raised by seasoned shepherds in the same way they ha... Read More

Verlasso Salmon Q&A

July 10, 2013
Verlasso SalmonVerlasso Salmon is now available in our stores – and we're the only grocery store in Ohio to offer Verlasso! These Omega-3 rich fish have a silky, buttery texture that is perfect for grilling, baking or ... Read More

What's New In Heinen's Deli

July 8, 2013
As the Director of Food Service, Tony Tamburro is tasked with finding new products for Heinen’s deli and prepared foods department. Tony has been with Heinen’s for almost 39 years and his vast knowledge helps bring in just the right selection of prod... Read More

Heinen's Seafood Department

July 1, 2013
Marty Gaul, Heinen's Seafood BuyerMarty Gaul knows and loves fish. As Heinen’s seafood buyer, Marty is always in close contact with our fish and seafood vendors to ensure that only the best quality and freshest make it ... Read More

Trends in Heinen's Wellness Department

June 24, 2013
Nathan Perc is a grocery category manager at Heinen’s who is in charge of finding the best items to stock in Heinen’s Wellness Department. Here he talks about some of the trends he's seeing in wellness items, new products at Heinen's and his favorite wellness items. Read More



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