Aside from providing an excellent opportunity for puns, dates also pack a nutrient-rich punchline, high in minerals and fibre. They make for an excellent quick snack on the trail just as they are. Or gussy them up like I have in this Lazy Energy Bars recipe.
Posts Tagged: dates
Did you know that we carry three different varieties of dates? And do you know what the differences are? All dates have many health benefits, from promoting brain health to aiding in digestion. Dates are incredibly nutritious, high in fibre, vitamins and minerals. They all contain both soluble and insoluble fibre, which helps to lower… Read more »
One of the sure signs of spring for me, besides more sunshine, is the sight of young nettle plants coming up. Stinging nettle is one of my favourite wild plants to harvest. It is the first edible spring green that I like to forage for and it is delicious! Nettle season is now upon us here in… Read more »
Rancho Vignola is so lucky to have customers who share their culinary creations with us, this one chock-full of healthy ingredients, containing no sugar and can be adapted to be completely gluten-free! Rancho Vignola Harvest Sales are happening in our communities and the online Harvest Sale is coming up from December 1 to 15, so our… Read more »
Rancho Vignola proudly sponsors athletes across Canada through product donations. As many of our wonderful customers will attest, quality nuts, seeds and dried fruit are an ideal fuel for sustaining active lifestyles and pursuits! One athlete that we are so proud to fuel is Shanda Hill of Vernon, British Columbia.
Do you know one of the best ways of getting a whole bunch of super nutritious foods into your daily diet is by mixing up a smoothie for breakfast? I’ve been enjoying a magnesium-rich, high-protein smoothie this winter, and it’s the first time I’ve found something that doesn’t spike my blood sugar but keeps me… Read more »
The first two weeks of the 2016 wholesale ordering season has come and gone already, the leaves are turning colour, and soon enough the snow will be flying! Customer orders started coming in pretty much the second we opened for ordering and they haven’t stopped since. We have so much love and appreciation for our… Read more »
There’s been no denying it for quite a while now, it’s winter. In my world (and maybe yours soon!), with the colder weather come delightful desserts like this one. This bread is delicious and moist with a very thin, crispy crust that hints of caramel, thanks to the dates and our whole brown sugar. Treat… Read more »
Another wholesale ordering season has come to a close and there are too few words to express how grateful we are to each of our customers. This is our 35th year of being able to bring you the “Best of the New Crop” and we truly could not do it without such fabulous people. Each harvest… Read more »
Growing up, date squares were a dessert my mother would always make. While she’s a very talented cook, she never loved baking sweets. The beauty of these squares is that they’re not nearly as finicky as many desserts, and the flexibility makes them great for those who may not love baking or are still learning…. Read more »