Try the Co-op Deli’s latest gluten-free and vegan salad,Bombay Sweet Potatoes,available in the main deli case. The sweet potatoes in this salad are cooked to a soft,melt-in-your-mouth texture. Wholesome organic sweet potatoes are seasoned with a lively blend of ginger,chili powder,lemon juice and parsley.
A refreshing take on the good
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Few American blue cheeses are made fresh on the farm from whole,unpasteurized milk. Point Reyes Original Blue,handmade in is an exception. This foil-wrapped delicacy is a spicy-sweet blue cheese,available now on Cheese Island.
Don’t be scared off by thinking of this blue cheese as pungent and overpowering. Point Reyes is actually mild
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It’s Pancake time again!! Last Sunday I had the pancake hankerings,meaning I NEEDED PANCAKES STAT. Sadly,the hubby is not so much a fan of the jolly cakes. I know right??? Who doesn’t like pancakes…? He prefers waffles,ummmm is there a difference? Apparently there is a HUGE difference,I have been taking an
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Blue Diamond Almond Breeze –$1.99. Creamy,mild-tasting,non-dairy beverage made from California grown almonds. Choose from sweetened or low-cal unsweetened:original,vanilla,and chocolate. 32 oz. Reg. $2.89.
Bob’s Unbleached White Flour –$2.99. 5 lb bag. Reg. $4.15.
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:Feb 28-March 4,2012
Super deals for current Co-op Members! Sale prices good Feb 28-March 19,2012. All prices limited to stock on hand. CLICK HERE to download printable pdf.
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When I started my Meatless Monday journey I was concerned that I would miss out on Mexican food. Yes,I know there are vegetarian Mexican meals but I was used to meaty ones. I realized after I made this dish that it wasn’t the meat it was the flavors that I was missing. So I
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We tend to ignore the Granny Smith Apple because it is so “common”. Generally available year-round,grown by many,many orchards,and usually one of the least expensive apple varieties on any given day,it is ubiquitous for a good reason –it’s great apple!
Continue reading The Produce Report:February 27-March 3,2012
We have good stuff happening this March
Classes,Workshops and Movies!!
Come Join The Fun!
We’re planning a festive day in the store to complement the Wellness Fair on the 3rd floor Saturday February 25,11-2pm.
Galen will be grilling up some sausages,our produce department will have a great array of citrus laid out,Annie’s will be serving their pesto,and a whole slew of Wellness support providers will
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Please pre-register for these workshops with Jill at 360-336-5087×139 or jill(at)skagitfoodcoop.com
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Here we be,in the thick of winter with little seasonal produce. Fortunately,the Co-op’s weekly Produce Report is a great way to keep track of what’s good when.
Visit the Produce Department and take note of the sourcing signage. I found inspiration in two basic versatile veggies:leeks and potatoes. Both are from Washington
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New to Cheese Island –Rumiano Raw Goat Cheese,made from r-BST free goat milk from Northern California! This delightfully crumbly,medium sharp cheddar is aged for at least 60 days.
Rumiano’s Raw Goat Cheddar is made for those who enjoy the tangy,grassy flavor of goats milk. Use it to dress up salads,soups,
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New to the Co-op’s Health and Beauty Aids Department:Moon Valley Organics soaps. Locally crafted in Deming,WA,these soaps and body bars are certified organic and available in a variety of scents,including Lemon Rosemary,Lavender Calendula,Orange Spice,Cocoa Butter &Comfrey,Oatmeal Sage,and Mint &Sea Mineral.
Moon Valley Organics also
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