Orchard Health Foods

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Healthy Recipes


Check back often as here you will find yummy health food recipes for the preparation of healthy, nutritionous meals. Most condiments and other ingredients for these recipes can be bought at Orchard Health Foods stores in Collingwood. Enbark now on your rewarding journey to a healthier life style.

Yummy Truffles

Yummy, vegan and Keto compliant truffles can be made in advance and kept in the freezer for 3 monthhhs so you are always prepared. All ingredients to make these trufflescan be purchased at Orchard Health Foods,Collingwood.

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Ausra’s Gluten Free, Vegan Lasagna

I made an incredible vegan, gf, lasagna that my family found incredible and then I told them it was vegan. Make your own tomato sauce for pasta or use one of our ready to use pasta sauces. I used Sahara brand. Easy, peasy. Into the tomato sauce, I put both packets of...

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Gluten Free, Easy to Make Snack!

Give this a try. It is simple and really delicious. Magic 5 Snacks With all of the processed snacks on the market, people don't often take the time to create snacks from scratch. I made this recipe to show people just how easy it is to make a snack that is healthy,...

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Caesar Salad

Egg, soy, dairy, gluten free and absolutely marvelous! With the exception of the Romaine, all the products listed below  can be purchased at Georgain Health Foods. Ingredients: ½ cup soy free Vegenaise 1-2 cloves garlic to taste 1 tsp. organic Dijon mustard ¼ lemon,...

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Avocado Ranch Dip

OK, who does not like ranch dip? But at almost 200 calories per serving and lots of stuff in the bottle you cannot pronounce, is it really the best choice to dip fresh veggies in? This recipe was found at www.mindbodygreen.com and is to die for! You can opt for the...

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Mexican Quinoa Bake

Dairy-free, delicious and only 40min to prepare! It's Mexican Night! Daiya shreds make this a authentic Mexican dish!  Ingredients 1 cup Cheddar Style Shreds-OR- 1 cup  Pepper-jack Style Shreds 2-1/2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup salsa 15 oz. can of black beans (drained...

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Mushroom Green Bean Casserole

Low Cholesterol, vegan and under 45min from pot to plate! Looking for a Family - friendly meal that can please even the pickiest of eaters? Look no further. Ingredients  3/4 package Jack Style Wedge  1 can coconut milk  2 tbsp. coconut oil  1/3 cup cremini mushrooms...

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Green Curry Vegetables

This is a quick and healthy recipe to whip up when you are short on time. You can also add chicken or your favourite meat. Simply add meat prior to the vegetables and cook the required amount before adding veggies in. Ingredients: 1 can (13.66 ounces) Thai Kitchen®...

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Energy Balls

Simple to make and Gluten-Free. 10 medjool dates, pitted ½ c org. raw almonds or cashews ¼ c. org. goji berries ¼ c. raw cacao nibs 1 TBSP. org. cinnamon 1 TBSP. raw cacao powder 1 ½ tsp. org. Maca powder 1 tsp. org. pure vanilla extract ¼- ½ tsp. org. cayenne powder...

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This simple cucumber-yogurt combination is great with pita bread as a starter or alongside pork souvlaki or instead of dressing on a salad. It can be made ahead of time, and keeps well in an air tight container in the fridge for 2-3 days. Yield: 12 servings (serving...

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Ausra’s Morning Breakfast Solutions

Customers are always asking me what I have for breakfast as I cannot have eggs, dairy, gluten, soy, corn, peanuts, and a host of regular morning foods.  There are many of you who cannot tolerate certain foods as well and are looking for a quick meal that is also diet...

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Barbara’s Quinoa Salad

2 cups of cooked Quinoa I  cup of Organic Grapes sliced in half I cup of cashews cut in half 1/2 cup of Feta Cheese I cup of chopped celery 1/2 cup of Basil Combine all ingredients into a large bowl. Just before serving, add the juice of 1/2 Lime and some Spike...

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Organic Raw Cake Bites

Make ahead of time and freeze ¾ c. unsweetened shredded coconut 6 medjool dates, pitted ¾ c. org. walnuts ½ c. org. grated carrots ¼ c. hemp seeds ¼ c. raw unpasteurized local honey 1 tsp. org. pure vanilla extract 1 tsp. org. cinnamon ½ tsp. org. nutmeg ¼ tsp. org....

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Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Gluten-Free and Yummy! 5 c. Gluten free flour blend 1 c. Organic Icing Sugar plus extra for coating, approx. 1-2 cups 2 TBS. Pure Organic Vanilla Extract 1 tsp. Sea Salt 1 c. Shelled Pistachios, pref. organic 1 c. organic dried cherries, chopped 1 c. dried...

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Easy-Peasy Coleslaw

Easy Peasy Coleslaw- keeps great and gets better with time Ingredients: 1/2 cup Veganaise 1 TBSP.Bubbies horseradish 1 TBSP. Organic Dijon Mustard 2 TBSP. Balsamic Vinegar 2 TBSP. finely diced red onion 1/2 grated cabbage-organic if possible 2 grated organic carrots...

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Breakfast Scramble

A great alternative to those who want scrambled eggs but are allergic, sensitive or want an option that is vegan. Ingredients: 1 CAN ACKEE ½ C. CHOPPED ONION ½ C. DICED RED OR YELLOW PEPPER, ORGANIC IF POSSIBLE 2 TBSP. GHEE OR GHEE/COCONUT OIL BLEND SALT AND PEPPER TO...

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Blueberry Power Fermented Vegan Protein Pancakes

To compliment our featured product, this month's Featured Recipe includes Fermented Vegan Protein+ Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 2 scoops fermented Vegan proteins+ 1 cup non-dairy milk (more if mixture is too try) 1 Tbsp ground flax seed 1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted +...

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Raw Cinnamon Date Donuts Holes

Ingredients: 1 c. Bob’s Red Mill shredded unsweetened Coconut 1/3 c. Org. Raw Cashews or Almonds (pre soak overnight and let air dry) 1 vanilla bean, scraped or ½ t. Frontier Org. Vanilla Extract 1 t. Org. Cinnamon Pinch Sea or Himalayan Salt 4 Org. Dates, pitted 2 T....

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Easy Peasy Salad Dressing

Yummy and Healthy! This can be made in advance and stored in a sealed container in the fridge. Just shake well before dressing your salad. Directions: 1-2 cloves organic garlic, finely minced 1/2 C. Vegenaise 3 TBSP. organic fresh dill. Finely chopped ½ org. lemon,...

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Cajun Tempeh Marinade

Taken from Henry’s Tempeh © www.tempeh.ca This recipe can be used as a replacement for ground beef, sliced and fried, BBQ’d, baked or grilled. Choose to use all organic herbs and spices where possible, not only for the freshest flavour but also for its optimal health...

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving and Christmas just got yummier! There is always room for pumpkin pie, right? So who said going vegetarian or vegan would limit your food choices? This recipe packs all the yummy goodness of the traditional recipe, but contains no animals products...

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Shower Vapour Pucks

Turn your shower into your own personal spa! Use your favorite combination of NOW essential oils, or choose from one of the NOW Essential blends available at Orchard Health Foods. Here are two recipes that we recommend: Balancing 3 drops Now Eucalyptus Oil 2 drops Now...

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Twice Baked Potatoes

These are a hit with everyone! Perfect as an appetizer, or a snack on game night. Pair with a salad and your favourite protein for an amazing meal. Twice Baked Nona Potatoes Clean potatoes, cover with some oil and place onto cookie sheet into oven heated at 400’C Once...

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Malted Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

Lots of protein, tons of taste. This quick and easy smoothie makes a great breakfast on the go option or is perfect for a late night light meal. You can use a milk - type beverage of your choice. Add cacao in place of cinnamon for a decadent treat. Ingredients 1/4 cup...

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Margarita Bars

Gluten free, vegan and taste like summer! How can something that tates this good be good for you? Most of the ingredients needed for this yummy treat can be purchased at Georgian Health Foods in either our Wasaga Beach or our Collingwood locations. We found this...

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Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sat: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Orchard Health Foods

10 Keith Ave, Unit 202
Collingwood, ON
L9Y 0W5
Phone: 705-293-4040

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Vitamin D3 – The Sunshine Vitamin

Having enough Vitamin D is important for a number of reasons, including maintaining healthy bones and teeth; it may also protect against a range of conditions such as cancer, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. Vitamin D has multiple roles in the body, helping to maintain the health of bones and teeth.

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What are Carrier Oils ?

Carrier oils are specific oils that are used in combination with essential oils in order to dilute them and alter their absorption rate. Why would you need to dilute a carrier oil? Essential oils can be extremely potent, so you only need a very small amount to take...

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