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Date, Raisin and Apple Bars

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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 »


Sunflower seeds: Rancho’s product of the month

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Golden, sun-kissed and vibrant are words that are not commonly used to describe the month of November, which is why we here at Rancho thought it was only fitting to provide you with a little relief from the dreary grey of fall in the form of our product of the month: sunflower seeds! The ultimate… Read more »


Pumpkin seeds: Rancho’s product of the month

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Welcome, October! Now that it is officially fall, it’s time to shift our focus to all things autumn. The nights are becoming cooler, the leaves are beginning to slip from the trees, and it’s time to break out those favourite harvest-time foods. One of my go-to snacks, raw, roasted or salted, hulled or in-shell, there’s… Read more »


Sue’s Nutritious Breakfast Smoothie

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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 »


Crunchy Granola

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This delightful recipe was submitted by a long-time customer, and we’re very happy she’s shared it with us. It’s been popular with the whole Rancho Vignola team, and we think you’ll enjoy it just as much. Granola is something that is a great versatile food to have on hand. Not only is it a tasty… Read more »


Spring Clearance Sale: March 1 to 15

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If you haven’t had the chance to partake in our Spring Clearance Sale before, you’re in for a treat (chocolate-covered almonds, perhaps?). With many individually discounted products as well as volume discounts, you’re sure to snag a deal or two or more. As a business that specializes in new crop products, we never store inventory… Read more »


From the archives: Mysteries of the cashew

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We call them cashews nuts, but they are actually seeds! They are the seed of the cashew fruit, and it’s a big deal to make them edible. Yup, you read that right: cashews are not edible right off the tree. The fruit is, but the “seeds” must be processed first. You wouldn’t die if you… Read more »


Mardelle’s Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

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Mardelle Hanson is a long-time customer of ours, and a good friend of Sue and Richard Vignola. You’ll love her biscotti recipe. Try it today! FYI: Biscotti is the plural form of the mediaeval Latin word biscotto, meaning “twice-baked/cooked.” They were a valuable staple to the Roman legions because their shelf life was very long.


From the archives: Brazil nuts

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In 2012, Richard Vignola made an epic trip into the depths of the Amazon jungle to see what the Brazil nut harvest looked like. What an adventure he had. A journey never to be forgotten. Brazil nuts are fascinating! Not only because they are such a large nut, but they also only grow in the… Read more »



blog

Posts Tagged: healthy

Date, Raisin and Apple Bars

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

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 »


Sunflower seeds: Rancho’s product of the month

Posted by & filed under article.

Golden, sun-kissed and vibrant are words that are not commonly used to describe the month of November, which is why we here at Rancho thought it was only fitting to provide you with a little relief from the dreary grey of fall in the form of our product of the month: sunflower seeds! The ultimate… Read more »


Pumpkin seeds: Rancho’s product of the month

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Welcome, October! Now that it is officially fall, it’s time to shift our focus to all things autumn. The nights are becoming cooler, the leaves are beginning to slip from the trees, and it’s time to break out those favourite harvest-time foods. One of my go-to snacks, raw, roasted or salted, hulled or in-shell, there’s… Read more »


Sue’s Nutritious Breakfast Smoothie

Posted by & filed under recipe.

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 »


Crunchy Granola

Posted by & filed under recipe.

This delightful recipe was submitted by a long-time customer, and we’re very happy she’s shared it with us. It’s been popular with the whole Rancho Vignola team, and we think you’ll enjoy it just as much. Granola is something that is a great versatile food to have on hand. Not only is it a tasty… Read more »


Spring Clearance Sale: March 1 to 15

Posted by & filed under article.

If you haven’t had the chance to partake in our Spring Clearance Sale before, you’re in for a treat (chocolate-covered almonds, perhaps?). With many individually discounted products as well as volume discounts, you’re sure to snag a deal or two or more. As a business that specializes in new crop products, we never store inventory… Read more »


From the archives: Mysteries of the cashew

Posted by & filed under article.

We call them cashews nuts, but they are actually seeds! They are the seed of the cashew fruit, and it’s a big deal to make them edible. Yup, you read that right: cashews are not edible right off the tree. The fruit is, but the “seeds” must be processed first. You wouldn’t die if you… Read more »


Mardelle’s Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Posted by & filed under recipe, video.

Mardelle Hanson is a long-time customer of ours, and a good friend of Sue and Richard Vignola. You’ll love her biscotti recipe. Try it today! FYI: Biscotti is the plural form of the mediaeval Latin word biscotto, meaning “twice-baked/cooked.” They were a valuable staple to the Roman legions because their shelf life was very long.


From the archives: Brazil nuts

Posted by & filed under article, video.

In 2012, Richard Vignola made an epic trip into the depths of the Amazon jungle to see what the Brazil nut harvest looked like. What an adventure he had. A journey never to be forgotten. Brazil nuts are fascinating! Not only because they are such a large nut, but they also only grow in the… Read more »