Entries by Lindsay Denny

Rustic Potato Pancakes

Looking for a creative way to use up a leftover? Trying to find a unique side dish to add to a scrumptious lunch or dinner? Look no further! These potato pancakes with delicious seasoned yogurt garnish are sure to please any hungry belly.   Ingredients Pancakes 2 cups pre-cooked mashed potatoes ¼ cup + 1 […]

SOUP DU JOUR : AVOCADO SOUP!

Look no further for a light summer soup that will cool you down in the summer heat; it leaves the senses refreshed and rejuvenated! Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup diced white onion 1 large jalapeno, stemmed, seeded, and diced 3 garlic cloves, minced Salt, for seasoning, plus 1 teaspoon 4 firm ripe avocados, […]

Greek Inspired Turkey Burgers

Fire up the grill and try this Greek inspired turkey burger with homemade tzatziki sauce. This burger is perfect for summer grilling and will be sure to satisfy everyone.   Ingredients: For the tzatziki ½ english cucumber, peeled, seeded, and grated ½ non-fat yogurt 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh […]

Local Vendor Profile – Red Root & Co.

Corey MacDonald and her team at Red Root & Co. are doing something truly unique. Using high quality ingredients from the garden and the forest, they blend tradition and innovation just for your palate. Their delightful herbal infusions are delicious and nourishing. Corey: We use whole botanicals (no juices or extracts), honey to lightly sweeten, […]

Pad Thai with Spaghetti Squash

Autumn is prime time squash season. Why not turn the beautiful vegetable into a crave-worthy pad thai? This recipe is the perfect dish to cuddle up to on a crisp fall evening. It’s a much healthier version of your favorite takeout order, and is nut free for those with allergies! With some simple substitutions it […]

Whole-Wheat Creamy Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Kale

October means fall and fall means everything pumpkin. Add it to pasta in this recipe and enjoy the splendid autumnal combination that is pumpkin, rosemary, andthyme. It is a feel good dish that will leave your belly full and your family happy!   Ingredients 1 lb whole wheat chiocciole pasta 1 lb pork sausage without […]

October is Virginia Wine Month

Virginia is the second largest wine producer in the South, thanks to exponential growth over the last few decades. Though the state has been growing wine grapes since the earliest colonial settlements, its reputation as a major wine producer is a relatively recent phenomenon, bolstered in part by major investments from big names like Jean […]

No Tricks, Just Treats!

We love Halloween here at the Co-op. The changing leaves, beautiful fall weather, costumes, and plenty of candy. What we don’t love? Artificial sweeteners and coloring, high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils . . . all common ingredients in popular Halloween candies. Now that’s spooky. But it wouldn’t be Halloween without candy, so stop by and […]

Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

Craving pizza, but also want to get in your serving of veggies? Well then, this pizza is for you! This pizza is so fun because it has a sweet potato crust and can be personalized by choosing to top it with your favorite sauce and veggies. Ingredients SWEET POTATO CRUST 1 medium sweet potato 1 […]

Vegan Veggie Burgers

Summer is the season of barbecues and these veggie burgers are the perfect way to enjoy the summer festivities and maintain a plant based diet. They’re an adequate source of protein while also being anti-inflammatory. Get creative with your veggie burger by adding it to the top of your salad, or sandwich it between a […]