By Kim McDermott, Wellness Manager Summertime in Iowa is a great for getting outside, traveling, or just enjoying the sunshine and the beauty in your own backyard and gardens. And though you may love the sunshine and the outdoors, these hot, windy, buggy summer days can take a toll on your skin and [...]
Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Chop peaches and strawberries more than the picture shows. Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4-6 Simple and elegant, this mouthwatering twist on a traditional Italian appetizer is a cinch to make. It’s believed that bruschetta originated as a way for olive growers in Ancient Rome to sample their freshly [...]
Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 6 Change up your corn on the cob routine with this simple and quick recipe for Cilantro Cumin Butter. Consider tossing other vegetables in this versatile seasoned butter – like roasted cauliflower, broccoli or on top of a baked potato. It also works well with grilled [...]
4th of July, 10:30am-2pm Our annual 4th of July grill-out is back! Stop by before, during or after the parade for hot dogs, bratwursts or a veggie brat grilled in our parking lot! Make it a meal by adding chips and a drink. We'll have a traditional 4th of July dessert as well!
By Adam Calder, Produce Manager The unseasonably warm and wet spring has been somewhat of a mixed blessing here in central Iowa. The heat and heavy rains have caused many muggy days and wet basements, but that weather has also been great for local produce. We’ve got local raspberries from The Berry Patch, flower bouquets [...]
Get ready to save! Our popular Truckload Sale is back! Stop by the Co-op on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 from 9am-7pm for deep deals from around the Co-op! This year we are holding the event in our warehouse. View the Deeply Discounted Price and Product List! While supplies last, prices valid June 15 & June [...]
Pesto is traditionally made using pine nuts, however, many variations in ingredients are possible. A variety of nuts and seeds can be substituted for the pine nuts like walnuts, sunflower seeds and hemp seeds. In addition, a variety of greens can be substituted for the basil like kales and radish greens. If you even have [...]
1/2 c melted coconut oil 1/2 c almond or peanut butter 3/4 c coconut sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 c hemp milk 2 1/4 c spelt flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional) 1/2 c old-fashioned oats 1/4 c hemp seeds 1 c semi-sweet or other non-dairy chocolate chips Preheat oven [...]