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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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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