This Week’s Recipe: Vegan Cream of Tomato Soup

Vegan Cream of Tomato Soup with Basil-Miso Pesto by: Abundant City Ingredients: FOR THE SOUP: 1 large onion, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups fresh tomatoes, roughly chopped (romas are ideal, but any variety will work) ½ cup roasted cashews ½ chili (optional) 3 cups water Salt and pepper to taste FOR THE […]

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In Season: Tomatoes!

  Did you know that VFM’s producers grow over 150 varieties of tomatoes – everything from Green Zebra to Black Krim to Brandywine Pink? Many of these will be on display and for tasting at our 16th Annual Tomato Festival, taking place at Trout Lake Market on August 26 and Kitsilano Market on August 27. With so […]

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This week’s recipe: Mint Greens Smoothie

  Mint Greens Smoothie by: The Forest & Fig 1 handful kale 1 handful spinach 1/2 a medium cucumber, roughly chopped 1 lime (peeled and halved) 1 cup fresh mint leaves  1 apple (cored & sliced) 2 cups water Blend it up & enjoy!

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In Season: Cooling Fruits & Veggies

  As temperatures rise in the city this week, enlist some foods with a hydrating, cooling quality to help you beat the heat and stay energized. Green foods like mint, cucumber, lettuce, and kale pair well with melons, citrus, and berries to produce light meals that skip a lot of fussy food prep and save you on […]

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