COOP NEWS OCTOBER 2016

Hello fellow Cooperators!

We are back after a wonderful summer to send our monthly newsletter and keep you up to date with ecological information, in-store promos, events & a yummy recipe to keep you inspired.

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday we will continue to have our Farmers Market. Be sure to come by for your fresh local produce!

October 15-23 is Quebec’s Waste Reduction Week (SQRD), which allows all Quebecers to apply the 3R approach (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, - Recover/composting), in particular actions of reduction to help minimize the 25 ton waste per minute that exists in our province. Stop by the Coop to find out our best practices!

We have some fantastic in-store promotions just in time for the fall season!

Promotions october 2016

 

EVENTS: Please go to our Facebook page for all the details!

TRANSITION NDG MOVIE NIGHT hosted by Jason Price & Jason Hughes

GREEN MIC NIGHT hosted by Eleuthera

HALLOWEEN hosted by the Coop

RECIPE OF THE MONTH:

PUMPKIN SMOOTHIE

(Serves 2)

This delicious smoothie is packed with vitamin A, potassium and fiber. You can substitute the honey for maple syrup & make it vegan! Top each serving with some ground flax seeds or a pinch of nutmeg if you like. Add some ginger or carob nibs for an extra oomph!

Ingredients:

  • cup pumpkin purée
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened soymilk or coconut milk beverage
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 5 ice cubes

Method: Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and serve.

Nutritional Info: Per Serving: 160 calories (20 from fat), 2.5g total fat, 65mg sodium, 33g carbohydrates, (4 g dietary fiber, 19g sugar), 5g protein.

DAIRY-FREE * LOW SODIUM * VEGETARIAN

Note: We've provided nutritional information for educational purposes. However, remember — we're not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. Also, since product formulations change, check your product labels for the most recent ingredient information.

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