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


One of our Members says this is a favorite recipe in her house!

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This impressive appetizer is quick to assemble using pre-made pesto and tapenade. Allow the torta to soften a bit before serving with fine crackers or toasted thin slices of baguette. The torta will keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days; it even freezes well for up to 2 months. 

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Serve with Louisiana-style dirty rice, topped with a dollop of sour cream or Greek yogurt and additional hot sauce on the side. Use turkey sausage if you prefer a spicier dish. 

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