Spicy Jicama Sticks

This is a quick to make, refreshing snack or appetizer. There is plenty of room for experimenting with the seasoning too!

Pickled Leek Scapes

Our Produce Dept just received some gorgeous Leek Scapes from Gathering Together Farms! Scapes are the springtime flower stalks of the plants, they’re only available for a short time but you can pickle them to enjoy for a little bit longer. We found this tasty recipe at nashsorganicproduce.com

Kiwi-Avocado Smoothie

Let your kiwis get nice and ripe- and a little soft- even, to get the full sweetness form them. The combination of Vitamin C-rich fruit, iron-rich spinach, and the essential fats of the avocado give you a great nutrition boost!

Steam “Boiled” Eggs

For the 7th and final day of Alberta Co-op Basics Week, I’m leaving you with one of the best kitchen tricks I’ve learned: how to “boil” eggs with steam. The result is easy-peel creamy yolk eggs every time, no matter how fresh they are!

Black Bean Brownies

This recipe comes from Working Owner Nancy, who says: Heavy on the protein a slice of brownie is my lunch.  Got tired of burning the money on power bars.  This does a very good job and yes I do like my treats.  

Rustic Artichoke Spinach Dip

On a hot day this dip served with toasted bread and fresh vegetables is a satisfying meal in itself! Or you can keep it  traditional and serve it as an appetizer or party snack. Always a favorite, leftovers never! shared with permission from strongertogether.coop