Pink Devilled Eggs

Pick up a dozen of cage-free eggs on Sunday, April 1st at our Spring Eggstravaganza at the Hastings Park Farmers Market and add a pop of colour to your spring celebrations with this week’s recipe from Just Giulia (Chef Giulia of Lombardo’s Pizzeria) for Pink Devilled Eggs! Giulia uses beets to colour these delicious canapés, perfect for a Sunday brunch. Check […]

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Super Greens Pasta with Crispy Mushrooms

  With spring just around the corner, we’re starting to see fresh greens return to the Winter Markets in the form of kale, chard, sorrel, watercress, and nettle. This week’s recipe from Just Giulia (Chef Giulia of Lombardo’s Pizzeria) for Super Greens Pasta with Crispy Mushrooms, incorporates pan fried mushrooms with dinosaur kale, red chard and […]

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Wild Mushroom Miso Noodle Bowl

  Chef Haley Parrent of Vega is passionate about fresh, local food, which inspired her to initiate a bi-weekly delivery of the VFM Direct Fresh Box for Vega employees. Health-conscious Vega staff look forward to their box of fresh greens, fruits, and vegetables assembled for them every other week from local producers like Taves Family Farms, Tsawwassen Farm School, and […]

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Fall cooking & nutrition tips to keep you nourished this season

  Our friends at Canadian School of Natural Nutrition know a lot about good, healthy food. They run a number of classes and food skills workshops across the year at their Vancouver campus – everything from probiotic foods & beverages to knife & kitchen skills to raw food fundamentals. We asked CSNN’s marketing coordinator Lynne Faires, RHN to […]

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In Season: Healing Bone Broths with Andrea Potter, RHN

This week’s In Season recipe for healing bone broth come from local registered holistic nutritionist and chef, Andrea Potter. Read on for her recipe for both beef and chicken stock, and for more in-depth info on the nutritional benefits of bone broths, make sure to check out Andrea’s guest post on our Market News blog! Brown […]

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In Season: Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake by: Real Food, Real Simple Ingredients:  1/4 cup butter 2 cups apples, sliced into 1/2 inch 4 medium sized (granny smith or golden delicious) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 cup sugar, divided 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 4 eggs, separated 1/2 teaspoon almond extract […]

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In Season: Sweet Pepper + Cherry Tomato Panzanella

Sweet Pepper + Cherry Tomato Panzanella By: Danica Studio Ingredients: 3 sweet peppers Olive oil Red wine vinegar 2 –4 slices bread (depending on size) 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup small mozzarella balls (or quartered medium mozzarella balls) 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced Handful torn basil Salt & pepper Instructions: To toast the bread, […]

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In Season: Peppers

Peppers are stealing the show these days at the markets, appearing at farmers’ stalls in a rainbow of shapes and sizes, flavours and spiciness. As versatile as they are nutritious (they contain more than 200% of your daily vitamin C intake), peppers can be stewed, stuffed, sauteed, dried, or – our favourite – eaten raw […]

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