Monthly Archives: June 2018

8 Body Care & Supplement Must-Haves for Summer

By |2018-06-27T14:33:30-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

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 [...]

Peach and Strawberry Bruschetta

By |2018-06-27T13:58:45-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Recipe courtesy of 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 [...]

Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Lime Butter

By |2018-06-27T13:59:26-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of 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 [...]

Local Produce Update!

By |2018-06-21T11:40:19-05:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Truckload Sale: Deeply Discounted Price and Product List Now Posted!

By |2018-06-08T13:53:12-05:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

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 [...]

Hemp Pesto

By |2018-06-07T16:26:25-05:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Hemp Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

By |2018-06-04T10:26:39-05:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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