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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This week’s recipe: Peach & Mascarpone Tart

Peach & Mascarpone Tart by: foodiecouver Ingredients: Crust 3.5 ounces gingersnap cookies 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Filling 4 ounces mascarpone cheese 3 ounces cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger Topping 1-2 ripe peaches, […]

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This week’s recipe: Fresh Pea Hummus

Fresh Pea Hummus by: Vanessa Vorbach Ingredients 2 cups fresh shelled peas 3 Tbsp olive oil 4 Tbsp lemon juice ¼ cup of your favourite fresh herb. Dill, parsley, cilantro, basil or mint work great! 1-2 gloves of garlic salt, pepper to taste Optional: Dijon mustard Directions 1.    Bring a pot of salted water to […]

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This week’s recipe: Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pie

Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pie by BC Blueberry Council Ingredients Filling 2 large (100 g) eggs ¼ cup (35 g) cornstarch ½ cup (80 g) granulated sugar ¾ cup (175 ml) 35% whipping cream ½ cup (120 ml) whole milk ½ cup (115 g) salted butter, softened ¼ cup (60 ml) lemon juice 4 cups (600 […]

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This week’s recipe: Berry-inspired Cocktails

BC Bramble by Odd Society Spirits Ingredients 1.5 oz. Odd Society Wallflower Gin 1 oz. lime juice 0.5 oz. simple syrup 0.3 oz. Odd Society Crème de Cassis 2 BC raspberry, for garnish Directions In a mixing glass, pour gin, simple syrup, and lime juice over ice and shake. Strain into rocks glass with crushed ice. […]

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This week’s recipe: Punjabi-Style Apple Gourd

Mandair Farms-style Tinde Ingredients 6 apple gourds, cut into 4-6 pieces 1 onion, sliced thin 1 tomato, diced 1 tsp. cooking oil 1 tsp. fresh ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, cut fine or minced 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. tumeric Salt and pepper to taste   Directions Sauté onion, garlic, ginger, and cumin on medium […]

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Recipe: Strawberry Jam

The Registered Holistic Nutritionists from Canadian School of Natural Nutrition are back this week at West End Market from 9am-2pm. Stop by their tent for a complimentary 20 minute nutritional consult, and in the meantime check out their recent post on the health benefits of strawberries… It’s no coincidence that strawberries are heart-shaped. Everything about […]

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Recipe: Zucchini Dragon Bowl

It’s zucchini season! The registered holistic nutritionists from Canadian School of Natural Nutrition were onsite at Trout Lake Market last Saturday offering market shoppers tips, recipes, and consultations on eating healthy and in season. While they were there, they picked up some colourful vegetables to make this week’s recipe: Zucchini Dragon Bowl. Chock full of […]

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