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Ginger Cookies (Vegan)

We’re ready to welcome the flavors of fall with these ginger cookies. These treats are great to make with family and friends, or as an activity with your kids. They’re also vegan and can easily be made gluten-free, so everyone can enjoy them.   Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups flour ¾ cup neutral oil (canola, sunflower) […]

Vegan Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joes remind us of summer cookouts or lazy dinners on the back porch when the heat of the day has faded away. We’ve recreated this classic dish using textured vegetable protein, a vegan protein that’s tasty and affordable, so everyone can have a bite. It comes together in just 20 minutes and goes great […]

Bean and Cheese Dip (Vegan)

Summer is in the air and outdoor get-togethers are a wonderful way to enjoy the company of friends and family. This bean and cheese dip is easy to make and it’s a tasty crowd-pleaser everyone can enjoy. Serve it alongside tortilla chips and dig in! This recipe is easy to make vegan by using dairy-free […]

Connecting with Holiday Traditions in 2020

  There has been nothing normal about this year, and the holidays are no exception. We all find ourselves missing gatherings with extended family and friends and are trying to fill the void. Remembering holiday traditions is a great way to celebrate the season, and remind ourselves of what the holidays mean to us. We all have […]

Happy 9th Birthday!

The co-op turns 9 years old this Saturday, June 6. We’re celebrating in a couple of ways. First, we are expanding our store! Raising the funds has been ongoing for a little over a year, and now we’ve met our goal. Construction began on Monday June 1st and is expected to last around 9 months. […]

Asian Quinoa Salad

This recipe is from our Friendly City Deli Department! It’s a packaged salad that appears in our deli case rotation. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Quinoa 2 1/2 cups Water 1 cup Edamame 1 Bell Pepper, diced 1/2 cup Shredded Carrot 1 cup Chopped Red Cabbage 1/2 Bunch Green Onion, sliced thinly 1/2 Bunch Cilantro, […]

Creamy Mushroom Pasta (Vegan)

Makes 2 servings This creamy mushroom pasta combines shiitake and white button mushrooms with a simple cream sauce to make one delicious dish. The Co-op carries a variety of fresh mushrooms and I was eager to create a recipe with them. Shiitake mushrooms have a smoky, earthy flavor, which pairs well with the mild flavor […]

Golden Beet and Lentil Curry

Beautifully colored and even better tasting vegetables are the star of this delightful soup. This is the perfect dish to cozy up to on a cold evening. It is full of flavor and will fill up your home with the warm and savory aroma. Serve it over rice, with bread, or all alone, either way […]

How to Store Produce

There’s nothing worse than opening your produce drawer and finding a wilting, rubbery, stalk of something that used to be celery. We’ve all done it, and now more than ever, we want to be conscious of how much food we waste. And besides, who likes throwing money down the compost bin?! The Produce Storage Guide […]

Easy Weeknight Gnocchi with Vegetables

This is a super easy recipe to whip up on a weeknight that looks and tastes as if it took you all day. It is healthy and satisfying and with one easy alteration can be made vegetarian if you so desire! So, relax, make use of leftover vegetables you have in your fridge, and cuddle […]