Health & Recipes

The Co-op is filled with folks that have a variety of food and nutrition knowledge, as well as information on how herbs and supplements can enhance one's health. In this section, we'll provide updated information on food and nutrition as well as showcase the many healthy recipes found at the Co-op. Check back often as we'll continue to grow and expand the archive. If you have a favorite recipe to share, let us know.

All of our recipes are tested by Caroline Homan, City Market's Food Education Coordinator, or other City Market staff. Caroline works to find recipes that include local ingredients, are easy to prepare, and are affordable. Plus all of the ingredients in our featured recipes can be found at the Co-op. Bon Appetit!

Latest Recipes

In a medium bowl, mash the cheese and mix in the lemon zest and chopped watercress.  Toast the bread. Spread ¼ of the cheese mixture on each piece of toast. Halve the avocado lengthwise, carefully remove the pit, then use a paring knife to slice the flesh thinly in the shell. Use a soup spoon to scoop out the slices, and fan ¼ of the avocado over each slice of toast. Top with radish slices and garnish with watercress sprigs.

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This hearty dish makes for a festive brunch or breakfast, with a platter of fresh seasonal fruit and a simple green salad. Substitute smoked turkey for the ham or, for vegetarians, leave out the meat and add chopped steamed broccoli or asparagus. 

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This pretty, light pink smoothie bowl contains all of your favorite tropical fruit. Sweet and delicious, the flavor will be sure to put you in a sunny mood. Try adding peanut butter for protein and shredded coconut and/or granola for texture! 

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