While we welcome the warmth of summer, there are two pesky things that go along with it: sun and bugs! Here are some quick tips to help you choose and use sunscreen and insect repellent. SUNSCREEN Choose broad spectrum coverage – Select a sunscreen that contains protection from both UVA and UVB rays. Ultraviolet-A
Whether you’re cutting back on beef burgers for health, cost, ethics, or just plain boredom, diving into the world of veggie burgers can be a total adventure. New flavors! Different textures! Veggie burgers offer so much room to experiment and explore. Below are our top five favorite vegetable-based burgers. Jamaican Bean Burgers A
Support farmers while shopping your favorite summer staples! Many of Woodstock’s popular products like ketchup, mustard, and mayo are on sale now. When you buy their products, you support farmers because Woodstock proudly sponsors American Farmland Trust. AFT is dedicated to preserving America’s endangered farmland while also supporting the health of natural resources. Besides stocking up on
It’s dad’s day, so treat him to something special! For Father’s Day, share a delicious meal together or even just a homemade treat. Try one of these recipes or mix and match a few to make your Father’s Day menu complete. Avocado and Egg Brown Rice Bowl This hearty, whole grain dish couldn’t be
Summertime is the perfect time to hit the road for an adventure! But when you’re away from home, it can be hard to eat both healthy and cheap. Here are some quick tips for packing food to make your summer road trip deliciously fun and affordable. Pack Snacks – Stock up on healthy, inexpensive snacks
If you’re looking to eat healthy but have to do it on a tight budget, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are some tips to create a plan to help you spend less, shop smart, and still eat good food. Make a plan Meal planning will not only help you
We are so ready for grilling season, how ’bout you? If you’re ready to cook and relax outside, here are some of our summer favorite recipes to help you grill and chill!
A mushroom is a perfect food for smoking, since it is porous and spongy by nature. The meaty portobello will shrink and become intensely concentrated as it cooks. Just be careful that you don’t overcook.
Slightly spicy, slightly sweet blueberry barbecue sauce is a surprising but delicious complement to pork chops!
Add eye appeal to your salad with a colorful mix of red, blue and white new potatoes, drizzled with a light vinaigrette. Meat, fish or tofu done with a white or red balsamic marinade or glaze will bring a sweeter contrast to your meal.
Tangy and sweet, this festive salad is great for potlucks, picnics or dinner anytime.
Blanching the broccoli and carrots preserves the flavors and health benefits in this bright and tasty salad.
It’s amazing how delicious seasonal, organic vegetables can be with a splash of olive oil and a dash of sea salt when they are caramelized over a bed of bright red coals (or your glistening gas grill!).
Grilled and slightly caramelized marinated vegetables and nutty couscous combine in this delicious Mediterranean salad.
Tofu is like a sponge, soaking up smoke and getting firmer and denser as it sits on the grill. Just keep it on the cool side of the grill and give it plenty of time to get nice and smoky.
Crunchy cornmeal on the outside and Southwestern flavors on the inside, these bean burgers please all kinds of eaters.
Topped with a basil, mint mayonnaise, this is flavorful recipe is a great way to change up your burger.
Spring is the perfect time to clean house, both literally and figuratively! If you’re feeling a bit sluggish coming out of a winter that seemed to last forever, here are some tips to rejuvenate your health. Get outside! – Spending time in the great outdoors, even if you only just sitting, can improve both your
Mother’s Day is coming right up…have you found the perfect gift for Mom yet? If not, here are some quick and easy Mother’s Day gift ideas you can snag right here at the Co-op. Pampering Products – Bubble baths, soaps, and lotions make perfect pampering presents. Gather a few different kinds together and put them
In case you missed it, over 100 owners met for our Annual Meeting the last week of April. We dined on tacos made by the Deli and enjoyed beer courtesy of Beechwood Sales & Service. On the agenda was a review of the past year, appreciation for outgoing board president Steve Sandstrom and board member
Looking to lighten up your menu? Try one of these fresh spring dishes. Here are our favorite light recipes to add to your weeknight plans. They’re quick, easy, and low in calories! Asian Rice Noodle Salad A quick and flavorful side or turn it into an entree by adding tofu or cooked chicken or
It’s estimated that on a household level, families throw away 14-25% of the food they buy. Imagine saving up to a quarter of your food budget instead of tossing it out! In addition to financial savings, reducing food waste at home is one of the best things you can do to help combat climate change. Food waste