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Beyond Soul Food Class Series

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Introducing the Beyond Soul Food Class Series While celebrated and even elevated, more often, when placed on the roster of American cuisine, soul food has been isolated and overlooked as representing struggle and unhealthiness. People don’t often think of the multicultural ingredients and food traditions that were melded together…

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Staff Review: Plant-Based Yogurts

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At the co-op, we carry items for everyone. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or lactose intolerant, you’ll find plenty of plant-based burgers, sausages, cheeses, yogurts, milks, ice creams and more throughout our stores. Need help deciding which options to try? Our staff weighed in! We looked at the plant-based yogurt brands…

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As Sweet as Can Bee

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Honey is available in various textures, colors and flavors, but all kinds share the same general ingredients. Honey is primarily glucose and fructose and contains natural substances from nectar, which influences its color and flavor. The texture, sweetness and therapeutic properties are mainly dependent on the flower source. Bees create…

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Portable Power Snacks

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From hiking, biking and camping to hectic schedules of work and errands, these wholesome snacks will help keep you full, focused and energized. Many of these are available in bulk, so you can buy only the amount you want, put it in your preferred packaging for on-the-go, and mix and…

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Hoppin’ John for Good Luck in the New Year

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New Year’s Day is celebrated by many families with Hoppin’ John, a traditional southern stew made with black eyed peas. Some people add a penny or other small trinket to the beans when serving them. Whoever finds it is promised especially good luck in the New Year. Many recipes can…

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