Vince’s Market Honours Those Who Serve This Great Country

rememberance day Each year we pause on November 11th at the 11th hour to honour those who have given their lives for protecting peace and the freedoms Canadian’s hold so dear. Vince’s Market dedicates this week’s blog post to those who have and continue to serve for this great country. It is not lost upon us the great sacrifice that has been made.

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What to do with your Pumpkin Seeds – 5 Great Ideas

Halloween is here and it is such a fabulous evening to be shared for children, teens and adults alike. Everyone can get into the spirit with a little creative thought and planning. We wish all of our customers and your families a safe, warm and fun Halloween night full of tricks and treats. So we wanted to offer some great advice for what to do with all those pumpkin seeds that you have hollowed out. We aren’t the experts, but we scoured the web for some great suggestions and tips and present to you: 12 Things to Do with Pumpkin Seeds. Thank you to http://www.thekitchn.com for putting together this great list of recipes and suggestions. Here are our 5 favourites! Halloween Candy Newmarket Uxbridge Sharon Ontario

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Tips for Making Beef Stew the Whole Family Will Enjoy

There is something so simple and enjoyable about a big pot of home cooked beef stew. When the weather changes, we crave some big flavour, tons of nutrition, filling and EASY comfort food. It’s also quite nice that such a great meal only requires one cutting board, one knife, and one pot! Here are some of our tips to make sure your beef stew is something the whole family will enjoy! beef stew recipe

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Pumpkin Carving 101 – 5 Easy Steps

Without a doubt the most recognizable symbol of Halloween is a pumpkin carved into a jack-o-lantern. To understand the origins of how pumpkin carving began and what it really means, we must first take a look at the holiday itself. How long has Halloween been around? Have there always been pumpkins carved? Here are some answers as well as 5 easy steps to carving your pumpkin! Halloween pumpkin carving

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Vince’s Market Gives Thanks!

Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a special holiday that is rooted in celebrating the harvest and blessings of the past year. We find great happiness in gathering as a family and with friends to celebrate a beautiful meal. Traditional Thanksgiving meals are a highlight of traditional Ontario farmers.

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Fall In Love Cheese Festival at Vince’s Market

Imported cheeses Sharon Newmarket Uxbridge Crispness in the air, leaves on the trees are changing colour and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Fall is finally here. This is one of my favorite times of the year. It is the ‘pre-entertaining’ season before Christmas and a time for being thankful for all that we have in our lives. What are you thankful for this year? For me, there are too many to name but I can say I am thankful for cheese and our Fall In Love Cheese Festival! :-)

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Vince’s Market Visits Certified Organic Poultry Supplier Yorkshire Valley Farms

Yorkshire Valley Farms Join Brian Johns from Vince’s Market as he visits supplier Yorkshire Valley Farms in Peterborough, Ontario to discuss their certified organic Poultry Business. These animals are fed with organic grain with no medicines or antibiotics, chemicals, herbicides or pesticides. This feed is non GMO and contains no animal by products. The chickens are housed in un-crowded, modern barns with natural light and ventilation and have access to outdoor pastureland.

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16 Apple Varieties Available Here at Vince’s Market

It’s apple season! Did you know that apples are part of the rose family? Apples contain no fat, sodium or cholesterol and are a good source of fiber which make them a great go-to ingredient or snack.  We often get asked about the best use of different types of apples, so we thought we would share this great reference guide to 16 varieties of Ontario apples that Vince’s Market carries.

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8 Ways to Build a Healthy & Nutritious Food Pantry

Last week we shared with you some healthy school snacks and lunch ideas for our children. The foundation of preparing nutritious meals starts with a fully loaded pantry and having all the essentials on hand. We understand that it can be somewhat overwhelming for those who are trying to adapt to a healthier lifestyle. We are here to provide a base for you to work off of so here are 8 ways to begin building a healthy and nutritious food pantry that will make your transition into healthy eating smooth and seamless.

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Back to School Healthy Eating

School lunch ideas

Farewell to summer and hello fall! I feel like it was just yesterday that I was writing a blog on school being out for the summer. We are now in the week where many North American households are preparing for back-to-school, including; planning school lunches, purchasing new school supplies, clothing and accessories. Kids all across the country are anxious to reconvene with their friends.

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