October Kitchen - B2B - September 2018

“Great food and honestly it ends up being cheaper and less wasteful than if I cooked for myself. I get 80 percent of my meals there. I’d be lost for time without them!” –Richard A. “Love the fresh food and the ever-changing variety! Especially love the Silver Palate chicken salad!! Staff is always friendly and inviting.” –Amy V. “My husband and I have been ordering October Kitchen now for about a year and a half and I can say, “THEY SAVED MY MARRIAGE!” My husband and I have very busy lives. We get home late during the workweek and neither one of us feels like cooking after working all day, but we like to eat healthy. October Kitchen has provided us with wonderful, home-cooked meals that are so convenient, not to mention so delicious — delivered right to our door!!!” –Christine F. At October Kitchen, our mission is to provide delicious, nourishing meals. In doing so, we hope to help our clients lead healthy and independent lives. Nothing fills our hearts more than knowing we’ve succeeded in our goal when we hear such kind words from our clients. TESTIMONIALS Granny Smith If you’re looking to get more fiber and don’t mind a tart green apple, grab a Granny Smith. High in fiber and polyphenol content, Granny Smith apples are great for promoting good gut bacteria and fighting obesity-related disorders. Liberty This is a relatively new variety of apple that’s only been available for 25 years, but it’s worth trying. Liberty apples have twice the antioxidant value of Golden Delicious apples, which means they have the potential to combat eye problems, memory problems and mood disorders. Red Delicious The recognizable deep red peel of a Red Delicious contains some of the highest phytonutrient levels of any apple. The red color is also a sign that Red Delicious apples are rich in anthocyanins, a flavonoid that has been found to boost the immune system, improve recovery after exercise and possibly protect against heart disease. While these apples are top of the class, there are really no bad choices when it comes to apples. Even varieties with the least nutritional value, like Empire, Cortland or Golden Delicious apples, are far better for you than a candy bar or corn chips. Just make sure to eat the peel, as it’s a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. Pick This Healthy Apple This Fall Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Probably not, but apples are an incredibly healthy fruit.


A great source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium, apples are also full of immunity-boosting

... Continued from cover put in my resume. To be honest, I was a little apprehensive then. Today, I truly feel like my prayers were answered. Since my first job at 16, I’ve spent almost my entire career in the food industry and there’s no place I have loved half as much as I love being at October Kitchen. The guys in the back are like my brothers. They throw sass at me and they know I can throw it right back. Our guests are so wonderful. During my first Christmas with October Kitchen, so many people gave me ornaments for my tree! And Ali and Paul have really become like my work parents. They’ve enabled me to grow as a professional, they support me as a person and they’re even helping me plan my wedding! I could go on and on about why I love October Kitchen and why I feel so lucky to work here, but it can really be boiled down into four words: They’re really freaking awesome! nutrients called phytonutrients that act as antioxidants. Studies published in the international review journal Advances in Nutrition note that exposure to apples can improve the health of people dealing with diabetes, weight management and cardiovascular disease. That said, not all apples are created equal — and we don’t just mean that some are better for pies than others. Your local grocery store offers dozens of different apples, from Acey Mac to Zari. If you’ve only been buying apples based on price or taste, check out which popular apples pack the greatest punch in terms of health and nutrition.

–Stephanie Croteau




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