The Vanden Broeks are often finding that their demand outweighs the supply as people get on board for heritage pork raised from farm to plate with such extreme attention to quality.
949 results were found for "purica".
Calgary is known as an active, fit city so whether you’re training for your first marathon or training for a ride through the Rockies, we asked researcher, trainer and author of The Fat Fighter Diet, Bruce Krahn, how sports nutrition matters.
Ok, so soup for breakfast is definitely not the typical North American way to start the day but it is quite common in other parts of the world, particularly Asia, where you can walk the markets in the morning and see cauldrons of hot broth for sale everywhere. Here’s 10 reasons to give this growing trend a try.
At Community Natural Foods we believe in natural health products (NHPs) that care about the people, communities, and planet that we all share. And we strive to provide the highest standard of product, supporting the fair trade, local and organic industries wherever possible. Each NHP in our store goes through a rigorous screening process before it lands on our store shelves.
Despite its importance, many of us simply aren’t eating a good breakfast. As the cornerstone of a healthy and productive day, the first meal you have in the morning should be one loaded with the energy and nutrition your body needs to fuel every task and activity until your next meal.
Pretty much anyone that has removed gluten from his or her diet can describe in detail the feeling of “getting glutened.” The symptoms may vary from irritating to severe depending on the sensitivity or allergy, but regardless they can really wreck your day, and even your week.
Is your household a mad dash in the morning? Try these easy breakfast options to start your day off on the right foot.
Prices Valid January 1 - March 31, 2016
Combatting Food Waste and High Produce Prices
Includes a food guide and breakdown of important nutrients in a Vegetarian Diet
Innovation at a great price sums up the Alberta Natural Product manufacturing philosophy
It is related to cabbage, kale and broccoli; it is a bulb-shaped vegetable with green-leafed stems giving it a bit of an alien-like appearance; it can be eaten raw or cooked; is a great choice for Canadian farmers as it is cold-hardy, and fast-growing; and it is high in antioxidants and fibre but low in calories. We’re predicting that kohlrabi will be the darling vegetable of 2016.
Having a meal plan is a great way to save your sanity during busy times! These tips will help you simplify the process.
It is said that the daily consumption of nutrient dense juice can be a contributing factor in the recovery from illness and disease. It is also a very effective practice for maintaining health and vitality. Unfortunately, most individuals do not have the time to prepare fresh-pressed juice on a daily basis, so the solution lies in purchasing premade juices from the local grocer.
Apple cider vinegar is one of those items that everyone should have in their pantries and their bathrooms. Like coconut oil, apple cider vinegar its uses extend far beyond salad dressings. We provided a list of easy ways to use your apple cider vinegar without breaking the bank!
You may have seen Mans tomatoes in our produce section. You probably buy them because they’re bright, delicious jewels that are tough to resist. Did you know that by purchasing that future pasta sauce you’re also supporting an organic, local, family farm?
As the Dalai Lama might put it: Mindfulness is practicing paying attention to what's happening inside your body and around you with an attitude of curiosity and acceptance. It's about being present to each moment as it happens.
With fall on the horizon, the “R” word looms before us - yes, gulp… ROUTINE. Defined, ‘routine’ means: a regular or habitual performance of an established procedure. It’s this ‘habitual’ connotation that often leads us to associate routine with tedious daily boredom.
Now there is an effective and natural choice to mosquito repellent. Mozi-Q, the world’s first oral mosquito repellent, was brought to market right here in Calgary, Alberta and is quickly on its way to being a globally embraced product.
Alberta Natural Products is a sister company to Community Natural Foods. It was the inspiration of CNF co-founder Garry Wilkes, who saw a need in the market for a high quality, healthy and natural bar soap at value pricing.
According to Ron Drebit, Grocery Category Manager at Community Natural Foods, Beland Organic Foods has strong ethical practices, high standards, an exceptional sense of community, make themselves readily available and walk the talk.
From the ancient system of Ayurveda to hundreds of modern scientific studies, Turmeric is renowned for its unique compounds and many healing benefits. As generations of cooks and healers have found, Turmeric’s modest-looking rhizome hides bright treasures.
The first cold-pressed process is a simple one but it still requires certain know-how to obtain the best results. It is a process in which non-preheated oil seeds are pressed only once, with no additional heat and at the lowest temperature possible, in order to extract their oil. This type of pressing preserves the nutritional properties of the oil (vitamins, tocopherols, essential fatty acids, pigments, etc.) as well as their aromas.
Everyone looks forward to fall and the beautiful fruits and vegetables that are harvested. Not only are they bursting with flavor but they are also the best price of the season. Be sure to stock up on your favorite fruits and vegetables and preserve them for the winter.
When Brian Hinton purchased Lakeview Bakery in 1990 he was originally catering to the British baked goods market. After several years, the closing of Marks and Spencer reduced the demand for British products, and Brian was looking to transition into a new niche.
Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery creates a direct connection between local fishermen and thoughtful consumers to provide premium, wild, fairly-traded, Ocean Wise seafood. CNF is Skipper Otto's only Calgary community partner and you can receive early bird pricing until February 29!
In caring for the future, Seventh Generation believes they are creating brighter solutions for right now. Solutions for your home, your family, and your environment that protect and nurture your well-being today, open the door to a more sustainable world for generations yet to come. By making conscious choices, we believe the earth will return the favor and continue to care for us, too.
It’s the yellow substance that gives curry its deep color. Turmeric, a rhizome, is part of the ginger family. Curcumin is the major active component in turmeric. Now that we’ve got that solved, did you know there are over 7,000 studies researching the efficacy of turmeric for everything from its anti-inflammatory properties to brain health benefits? Here’s a breakdown of the research:
When it comes to supplements that are used to target particular conditions or concerns, the quality and origins of the starting material is rarely considered. With modern food practices resulting in less nutrient dense foods than our ancestors or even grandparents ate, supplements are moving from the role of “added nutrient insurance” to “necessity”.
Madeline MacKinnon has put together four toast topping ideas to showcase how ‘Eating For Your Cycle’ works in optimizing your fertility and balancing your menstrual cycle. You can enjoy toast topped with avocado and smoked salmon to support natural ovulation or beet hummus and seaweed to help prevent PMS and support your progesterone levels.