Entries by Guest Bloggers

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sweet Potato Cookies

Looking to eat healthier in 2019, but don’t want to give up eating all your favorite sweets? I give you a healthier chocolate peanut cookie recipe to help satisfy your sweet tooth! This recipe requires minimal ingredients and is easy to make. Ingredients: 1 cup almond flour ½ cup sweet potato (bake a sweet potato, […]

Coconut Curry Lentils

Bring the Indian flavor to your home. Warm and cozy. Comfy and lovely. December is a time of joy and celebration! This recipe is a easy one pot meal with wonderful flavor for welcoming in the holidays. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1 head of garlic, chopped (10-12 cloves) or pre-chopped […]

Party Cheese Crisps

Are you sick of the same old party snack? These loaded cheese crisps are the perfect finger food for your next party! It only takes 5 simple ingredients to create these satisfying snacks and it’s an excellent way to have a change from the same old mundane bag of chips! Pair them with your favorite […]

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Dipping Sauce

Looking for a way to use up leftover holiday ingredients? Searching for a quick and easy recipe to throw together for a holiday gathering? Look no further. This quick and easy appetizer is sure to please and put everyone in the spirit! Ingredients 20 Brussels sprouts 20 bacon slices 1 cup jarred (or homemade) cranberry […]

Our Co-op Is Expanding!

No, it’s not a rumor – our co-op is expanding! Our aisles are crowded and we need more space for our fresh, local produce; meat; grocery and wellness items. We’ll also upgrade our deli kitchen and have more cafe seating! In order to make this expansion a reality, we need the support of our owners […]

Get Out and Vote

One of the many great things about being a member of Friendly City Food Co-op is that you are a member of a democracy. Members of a democracy carry the right, the responsibility, to vote for the members who help steer the organization. In the Co-op’s case, these members are the Board of Directors. It […]

Chickpea Salad

Need a new fresh side dish that the whole family would like? Look no further, this simple chickpea salad recipe is sure to be your new go to! All you need is a few ingredients and a bowl to make this quick and light dish.   Ingredients: 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed, drained 2 tablespoons […]

Stuffed Peppers

Looking for a way to fit in some more vegetables into your meals? This stuffed pepper recipe is an easy way to get in multiple servings of colorful veggies and is great because it’s so versatile. If you would prefer ground beef, it’s an easy swap, and you can also easily add more veggies to […]

Why run for the FCFC board?

Guest Blogger: Jason E. Ybarra, Ph.D. Maybe, like me, when you first joined the co-op you didn’t think much about what happens behind the scenes; but perhaps you were aware that as an owner you help select those who govern the co-op on your behalf. One of the cooperative principles that FCFC follows is democratic […]

Avocado Pasta

This simple pasta recipe can be made in less than 15 minutes! Aside from being easy, it’s a healthy alternative to pasta made from wheat. It’s made with chickpea noodles and a delicious avocado tahini sauce. Ingredients 1 box of Banza pasta 1 large avocado ⅓ cup tahini 1 ½ tsp honey Splash of almond […]