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Chicken Crusted with Almond and Flax

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Richard Potvin has shared his great recipe for an alternative to traditional breadcrumb-crusted chicken. It’s flavourful, moist and by using a variety of ingredients offers a larger range of nutritional benefits compared to breaded chicken. For those who follow a gluten-free diet, or cook for someone who does, this recipe is naturally gluten-free without sacrificing… Read more »


Rancho Vignola’s wholesale ordering season has begun!

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The smell of autumn is in the air, and for Rancho Vignola that means we are launching into our new season. Download our 2014 price list or begin ordering on our online system. We have lots to talk about in crop news this year. Our farmers and producers have had another interesting season. Ever thought about starting a… 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 »


Cashew Cream of Leek Soup

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Even though it’s now spring and the days and nights are getting warmer, there’s still time for a few more soups before it’s too hot out! This easy and tasty soup is great to try if you’re new (and even if you’re not) to using cashew cream instead of dairy for those creamy bases. Give… Read more »


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 »


Richard and the low-down on Breakfast Mix

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Even though breakfast is the most important meal of the day, for many of us, we just don’t make adequate time in the morning to nourish ourselves properly. In this video, Richard explains a simple way to make a quick and nutritious breakfast for yourself or a whole family. Rancho Vignola proudly produces our own… Read more »


Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins: YUM!

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You can have muffins for breakfast, dessert, snacks or whenever you like to eat them; they’re delicious and everyone has a favourite. These are one of my mine and I’ve made them often for myself, friends, family and co-workers. They’re always received with enthusiasm. Careful when you start sharing them though, you’ll be asked to… 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 »



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Posts Tagged: nuts

Chicken Crusted with Almond and Flax

Posted by & filed under recipe.

Richard Potvin has shared his great recipe for an alternative to traditional breadcrumb-crusted chicken. It’s flavourful, moist and by using a variety of ingredients offers a larger range of nutritional benefits compared to breaded chicken. For those who follow a gluten-free diet, or cook for someone who does, this recipe is naturally gluten-free without sacrificing… Read more »


Rancho Vignola’s wholesale ordering season has begun!

Posted by & filed under article.

The smell of autumn is in the air, and for Rancho Vignola that means we are launching into our new season. Download our 2014 price list or begin ordering on our online system. We have lots to talk about in crop news this year. Our farmers and producers have had another interesting season. Ever thought about starting a… 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 »


Cashew Cream of Leek Soup

Posted by & filed under recipe.

Even though it’s now spring and the days and nights are getting warmer, there’s still time for a few more soups before it’s too hot out! This easy and tasty soup is great to try if you’re new (and even if you’re not) to using cashew cream instead of dairy for those creamy bases. Give… Read more »


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 »


Richard and the low-down on Breakfast Mix

Posted by & filed under article, recipe, video.

Even though breakfast is the most important meal of the day, for many of us, we just don’t make adequate time in the morning to nourish ourselves properly. In this video, Richard explains a simple way to make a quick and nutritious breakfast for yourself or a whole family. Rancho Vignola proudly produces our own… Read more »


Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins: YUM!

Posted by & filed under recipe.

You can have muffins for breakfast, dessert, snacks or whenever you like to eat them; they’re delicious and everyone has a favourite. These are one of my mine and I’ve made them often for myself, friends, family and co-workers. They’re always received with enthusiasm. Careful when you start sharing them though, you’ll be asked to… 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 »