Health is Wealth: Organic Ingredients You Need
February 28, 2019 | Health
In line with our ongoing Health & Wellness Fair, we want to share some of our favourite ingredients to cook with that you can pick up for yourself at the fair! In this blog, we highlight organic ingredients and healthy recipes that are perfect for breakfast, brunch, and dinner, plus the benefits it’ll bring to your health! Let’s begin.
Breakfast for Champions
Blueberries are known for being high in nutrients like vitamin C and vitamin K, and antioxidant levels. Consuming it regularly will help with lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Health benefits aside, it makes for a great topping for breakfast pancakes, and is low in calories too! Make it yourself using this recipe.
A Hearty Brunch
Lentils are part of the legumes family tree alongside split peas, cannellini beans, kidney beans, baked beans, soybeans, chickpeas, four bean mix,
Comfort Food for the Soul
Looking for a healthy meal that’s both delicious and refreshing? You can’t go wrong with gluten-free soba noodles. Not all soba noodles are gluten-free, so when you’re browsing for one at the grocery store, be sure to pick the option that’s made from 100% buckwheat with no added wheat flour. Buckwheat contains high levels of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It’s perfect for improving your digestive system, is a source for protein, and tastes excellent when paired with mango, avocado, and salmon for dinner. Follow these steps to make it at home.
A Refreshing Salad Dressing
Kefir is a fermented drink made using cow’s or goat’s milk. It’s sour and creamy, just like
Get all of the ingredients for the recipes listed above at our Health & Wellness Fair from 28 February to 15 March at all Village Grocer outlets! Happy healthy eating. We’ll see you in the next blog post.
Keep it fresh,
Your friendly neighbourhood grocer.