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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 »


Sesame seeds: Rancho’s product of the month

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Chances are good that your summer has so far included at least one of a delicious crisp summer salad, a soft hamburger bun, or a delicious creamy scoop of hummus made from sweet tahini. The humble yet mighty sesame seed was likely a part of each of those! This month we celebrate and learn more about the delicate yet powerful sesame seed.


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 »


Comforting Cashew Cream of Squash Soup

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When I woke up this morning the thermometer told me it was -28˚C outside, brrr! Digging through my recipes for something hot, satisfying, delicious and easy to make for dinner, I remembered this recipe, which fits the bill perfectly. If you have a hankering for soup, give this recipe a try. I’ve made it a… 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 »


Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

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If you’re looking for more ways to save time in the kitchen while making nutritious food, try making some hummus. It’s so versatile and easy to make that I keep some on hand at all times. It’s the perfect busy-day snack with some crackers, added to a sandwich or to dip some veggies in. I… Read more »


Crispy Rice Treats

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These crispy rice treats are simple and tasty! They can be easily customized with the optional ingredients, such as chopped nuts, chocolate, fruit, etc. or decorated for any occasion. On the other hand, the basic recipe can just be enjoyed as is. Are you an inexperienced baker? No worries! You will be able to tackle… Read more »


’Tis the season to be jolly and eat cake!

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Please enjoy and share this wonderful recipe for the BEST fruit cake by Kim DeSmoker of Vernon, BC. This recipe has no artificial colours or additives and is dense and moist, like fruit cake should be. You can wrap the cake well and refrigerate it for up to a month or serve it the next… Read more »


Success in Sidney!

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Thank you to all that could come out to join us in Sidney for our first annual South Island Harvest Event. We really would like to offer a warm THANK YOU to our staff, the staff at the Mary Winspear Theatre and our wonderful customers from across Vancouver Island. We felt very welcomed and we truly… Read more »


Green Bean Salad

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I’m a believer in eating a variety of different salads year-round. Aside from the benefits of eating a wider range of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients for your body, it also keeps you from getting bored with your meals. I really enjoy how the flavours come together with the ingredients in this salad and… Read more »



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Posts Tagged: recipe

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 »


Sesame seeds: Rancho’s product of the month

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Chances are good that your summer has so far included at least one of a delicious crisp summer salad, a soft hamburger bun, or a delicious creamy scoop of hummus made from sweet tahini. The humble yet mighty sesame seed was likely a part of each of those! This month we celebrate and learn more about the delicate yet powerful sesame seed.


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 »


Comforting Cashew Cream of Squash Soup

Posted by & filed under recipe, video.

When I woke up this morning the thermometer told me it was -28˚C outside, brrr! Digging through my recipes for something hot, satisfying, delicious and easy to make for dinner, I remembered this recipe, which fits the bill perfectly. If you have a hankering for soup, give this recipe a try. I’ve made it a… 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 »


Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

Posted by & filed under recipe.

If you’re looking for more ways to save time in the kitchen while making nutritious food, try making some hummus. It’s so versatile and easy to make that I keep some on hand at all times. It’s the perfect busy-day snack with some crackers, added to a sandwich or to dip some veggies in. I… Read more »


Crispy Rice Treats

Posted by & filed under recipe.

These crispy rice treats are simple and tasty! They can be easily customized with the optional ingredients, such as chopped nuts, chocolate, fruit, etc. or decorated for any occasion. On the other hand, the basic recipe can just be enjoyed as is. Are you an inexperienced baker? No worries! You will be able to tackle… Read more »


’Tis the season to be jolly and eat cake!

Posted by & filed under recipe.

Please enjoy and share this wonderful recipe for the BEST fruit cake by Kim DeSmoker of Vernon, BC. This recipe has no artificial colours or additives and is dense and moist, like fruit cake should be. You can wrap the cake well and refrigerate it for up to a month or serve it the next… Read more »


Success in Sidney!

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Thank you to all that could come out to join us in Sidney for our first annual South Island Harvest Event. We really would like to offer a warm THANK YOU to our staff, the staff at the Mary Winspear Theatre and our wonderful customers from across Vancouver Island. We felt very welcomed and we truly… Read more »


Green Bean Salad

Posted by & filed under recipe.

I’m a believer in eating a variety of different salads year-round. Aside from the benefits of eating a wider range of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients for your body, it also keeps you from getting bored with your meals. I really enjoy how the flavours come together with the ingredients in this salad and… Read more »