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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 »


Shanda’s Power Bars

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Shanda Hill is not only an inspiring athlete, she also is an excellent vegetarian cook. Over the many years that Shanda has worked with Rancho Vignola, she has provided countless soups, casseroles, cakes, pastries and almost every Rancho product dipped in chocolate. Around this girl, no one will ever go hungry! Thanks, Shanda, for your… Read more »


SPRING CLEARANCE SALE UPDATE

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After an amazing response in the first few days of our Spring Clearance Sale, the shelves in the Rancho warehouse are already starting to look bare! Products are selling out quickly but we still have some great deals on many of the popular favourites including cashews, pistachios, walnuts, cranberries, goji berries and raisins, as well… Read more »


Sponsoring some of Canada’s ultimate athletic talent

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What do high-performance athletes need to keep functioning at their very best? I don’t know! But I DO know that these four athletes are eating good quality, nutritious food, care of Rancho Vignola and for them it seems to be working! Here at Rancho Vignola, we know that food should be fun, nutritious and shared. But… Read more »


Sesame Snack Bars

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Fall is fast approaching, the weather is starting to change and summer farmer’s markets will be closed before we know it. Not to mention the new school year is just around the corner. As many people are now getting busier, including us at Rancho Vignola, it gets more tempting to buy quick snacks from the… Read more »



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Posts Tagged: healthy

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 »


Shanda’s Power Bars

Posted by & filed under recipe, video.

Shanda Hill is not only an inspiring athlete, she also is an excellent vegetarian cook. Over the many years that Shanda has worked with Rancho Vignola, she has provided countless soups, casseroles, cakes, pastries and almost every Rancho product dipped in chocolate. Around this girl, no one will ever go hungry! Thanks, Shanda, for your… Read more »


SPRING CLEARANCE SALE UPDATE

Posted by & filed under recipe.

After an amazing response in the first few days of our Spring Clearance Sale, the shelves in the Rancho warehouse are already starting to look bare! Products are selling out quickly but we still have some great deals on many of the popular favourites including cashews, pistachios, walnuts, cranberries, goji berries and raisins, as well… Read more »


Sponsoring some of Canada’s ultimate athletic talent

Posted by & filed under article.

What do high-performance athletes need to keep functioning at their very best? I don’t know! But I DO know that these four athletes are eating good quality, nutritious food, care of Rancho Vignola and for them it seems to be working! Here at Rancho Vignola, we know that food should be fun, nutritious and shared. But… Read more »


Sesame Snack Bars

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Fall is fast approaching, the weather is starting to change and summer farmer’s markets will be closed before we know it. Not to mention the new school year is just around the corner. As many people are now getting busier, including us at Rancho Vignola, it gets more tempting to buy quick snacks from the… Read more »