Entries by Lindsay Denny

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 […]

It’s New! Craft & Cork

We are pleased to share our newest seasonal publication with you– the Craft & Cork. You’ll find information about the enjoyment of beer, wine and cheese. It is produced VERY locally, right here in the store! All the products you read about can be purchased here at the co-op. There will be a recipe that […]

Good To Know – How To Know If It’s Good

How do you know which is the very best tasting cantaloupe and which tomato will be the most tomato-ey? Here’s a guide to helping you decide which piece of produce to select when shopping – whether at the food co-op, a farmers market, or in your own garden!   CORN Don’t peel the husk- instead, […]

Nice Cream

Looking for a way to cool down this summer or maybe just a fun festive treat? These July 4th inspired nice cream recipes are sure to do the trick! Refreshing, fun and made with simple ingredients they are sure to be a fan favorite. Vanilla Nice Cream Ingredients: 2 large frozen bananas 1½ tsp. vanilla extract […]

Mushroom and Leek Congee (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Makes 2-4 servings Congee is a rice porridge dish typically eaten for breakfast in China and other Asian countries. Making congee is a simple process. All you have to do is boil a pot of rice and water and simmer the mixture until the rice becomes tender and silky. You can eat congee plain or […]