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Wild Rice and Cashew Salad

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With the weather getting warm, cool meals are getting more and more popular, and salads of all kinds often hit just the right spot. After trying this recipe for the first time I was hooked. I usually make large batches, as it keeps well refrigerated, making it perfect for gatherings, potlucks. Give this recipe a… Read more »


Triple Citrus Electrolyte Drink

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With the beautiful spring weather having arrived, many are taking full advantage, spending time outdoors and active. It’s important when you’re active for more then a few hours to give your body something to keep it performing the best it can, and this drink is just the thing! Chia seeds have received a lot of… Read more »


Almond Coconut Joy Bars

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These delicious treats require no baking! They are very easy to whip up and you won’t be able to keep them in stock. Chewy with a nice crunchy snap, these “energy bars” are packed full of protein. They’re also gluten-free, lactose-free and suitable for vegan, vegetarian and pescetarian diets. This recipe contains no refined sugar… Read more »


Blackberry Chia Jam

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Many people I know stay away from making jams, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task! This recipe is flexible, easy and fast, doesn’t require purchasing any pectin or thickener, and no need to figure out how to can, as it can be easily kept in the freezer and thawed as needed. You… Read more »


Making Chocolate Chia Pudding

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Need a high-fibre, high-protein, delicious chocolate treat that the kids will love? Well, chia pudding is an easy dessert/snack/breakfast that even the kids can make! Chia seeds are so strange! When you put them in liquid, they absorb it all and turn into a gel-like consistency. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are among the… 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 »


Honey Roasted Walnuts: a sweet treat or salad addition

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With the current popularity of candied pecans, I have found walnuts to be often overlooked as a wonderful alternative. Walnuts have the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids in comparison to other nuts and are very high in antioxidants, protein, fibre, magnesium, phosphorous and many other important nutrients. As a walnut lover (fresh-crop only!), I… Read more »


Citrus Berry Iced Green Tea

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With the hot Okanagan summer looming before us, a recipe for a light, refreshing beverage is good to have on hand. This recipe is simple, very refreshing and lovely to sip on a hot afternoon. Golden Inca berries have many other names. They are sometimes called ground cherries, bladder berries, winter berries, cape gooseberries ~ phew,… Read more »



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Posts Tagged: honey

Wild Rice and Cashew Salad

Posted by & filed under recipe.

With the weather getting warm, cool meals are getting more and more popular, and salads of all kinds often hit just the right spot. After trying this recipe for the first time I was hooked. I usually make large batches, as it keeps well refrigerated, making it perfect for gatherings, potlucks. Give this recipe a… Read more »


Triple Citrus Electrolyte Drink

Posted by & filed under recipe.

With the beautiful spring weather having arrived, many are taking full advantage, spending time outdoors and active. It’s important when you’re active for more then a few hours to give your body something to keep it performing the best it can, and this drink is just the thing! Chia seeds have received a lot of… Read more »


Almond Coconut Joy Bars

Posted by & filed under recipe.

These delicious treats require no baking! They are very easy to whip up and you won’t be able to keep them in stock. Chewy with a nice crunchy snap, these “energy bars” are packed full of protein. They’re also gluten-free, lactose-free and suitable for vegan, vegetarian and pescetarian diets. This recipe contains no refined sugar… Read more »


Blackberry Chia Jam

Posted by & filed under recipe.

Many people I know stay away from making jams, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task! This recipe is flexible, easy and fast, doesn’t require purchasing any pectin or thickener, and no need to figure out how to can, as it can be easily kept in the freezer and thawed as needed. You… Read more »


Making Chocolate Chia Pudding

Posted by & filed under recipe, video.

Need a high-fibre, high-protein, delicious chocolate treat that the kids will love? Well, chia pudding is an easy dessert/snack/breakfast that even the kids can make! Chia seeds are so strange! When you put them in liquid, they absorb it all and turn into a gel-like consistency. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are among the… 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 »


Honey Roasted Walnuts: a sweet treat or salad addition

Posted by & filed under recipe.

With the current popularity of candied pecans, I have found walnuts to be often overlooked as a wonderful alternative. Walnuts have the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids in comparison to other nuts and are very high in antioxidants, protein, fibre, magnesium, phosphorous and many other important nutrients. As a walnut lover (fresh-crop only!), I… Read more »


Citrus Berry Iced Green Tea

Posted by & filed under recipe.

With the hot Okanagan summer looming before us, a recipe for a light, refreshing beverage is good to have on hand. This recipe is simple, very refreshing and lovely to sip on a hot afternoon. Golden Inca berries have many other names. They are sometimes called ground cherries, bladder berries, winter berries, cape gooseberries ~ phew,… Read more »