Want to Waste Less Food? Start Here.


By Co+op, stronger together It’s estimated that on a household level, families throw away 14-25 % of the food they buy. Imagine saving up to a quarter of your food budget instead of tossing it out! In addition to financial savings, reducing food waste at home is one of the best things you can do to [...]

Want to Waste Less Food? Start Here.2019-04-11T11:52:12-04:00

Carrot Cookies


Perfect to welcome spring — kids will love making and eating these fun and healthy carrot cookies! By Mighty Media Total Time: 60 minutes Servings: 10 Ingredients Cookies 1 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons honey 1 [...]

Carrot Cookies2019-04-10T09:43:53-04:00

Mango Avocado Pasta Salad


This tropical pasta salad is a great side dish for grilled chicken or tofu seasoned with a jerk spice rub. By Co+op, stronger together Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2 Tbsp honey 1/2 tsp. salt 1 large mango, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 large avocado, cubed [...]

Mango Avocado Pasta Salad2019-03-27T16:30:19-04:00

Co+op Basics Grilled Cheese with Apple: Simple, Affordable, Delicious


Affordable doesn't have to mean boring. This recipe serves four people for the budget-easy price of $8.49 using items from our Co+op Basics program. Co+op Basics products can found throughout our stores at terrific everyday low prices — just look for the purple tags to save! Ingredients 8 slices Heidelberg multigrain bread 8 oz. Buttercup cheddar [...]

Co+op Basics Grilled Cheese with Apple: Simple, Affordable, Delicious2019-04-03T14:24:34-04:00

Brown Rice & Goat Cheese Cakes


The nutty flavor of medium-grain brown rice is complemented by creamy, earthy goat cheese in these elegant cakes. Ingredients 3/4 cup medium-grain brown rice 1 1/2 cups water 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 6 medium shallots, chopped 2 medium carrots, shredded using the large holes of a box grater 1/2 cup toasted pecans, (see Tip) [...]

Brown Rice & Goat Cheese Cakes2019-03-22T13:38:38-04:00

We’re Moving Away from Fossil Fuels & Launching the Spring Phase of our Capital Campaign!


This is a glimpse of what it could be like to walk into our 770 Cascadilla St. store. Currently under construction, this will be the front entrance to our 770 Cascadilla Street store. We're excited to announce that our new West End store, due to open in early 2020, will be heated [...]

We’re Moving Away from Fossil Fuels & Launching the Spring Phase of our Capital Campaign!2019-03-22T13:49:23-04:00

Let’s Celebrate Mac ‘n Cheese!


GreenStar is delighted to participate in the Foodnet Meals on Wheels Mac 'n Cheese Bowl, held March 23 at the Ithaca High School. If you can't wait until then to get your fill of America's favorite comfort food, check our hot bar, where you can find conventional and vegan mac several days a week, or, make [...]

Let’s Celebrate Mac ‘n Cheese!2019-03-12T15:30:05-04:00

French Leek Pie with Gruyere


Leek and feta cheese flan or quiche, hot from the oven ready to serve. This savory tart is perfect for lunch or brunch. It's simple to make and is easily varied with a few ingredient swaps. By: Co+op, stronger together Total Time: 60 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 9-inch prepared pie crust 1 tablespoon olive oil [...]

French Leek Pie with Gruyere2019-03-11T13:11:24-04:00

Celebrate Pi(e) Day with Aquafaba Lemon Meringue Pie


This is an epic pie. It takes a little time to make all the components and assemble, but the tangy filling and stunning toasted meringue on top is worth the effort. You can make the crust and the filling a day ahead and refrigerate, then whip up the meringue on the day of serving for a pie [...]

Celebrate Pi(e) Day with Aquafaba Lemon Meringue Pie2019-03-11T12:47:02-04:00

Amazing Arugula


By Co+op, stronger together Such a delicate, tender green seems an unlikely source of distinct, robust flavor, but arugula delivers an unmistakably potent, peppery bite. Related to watercress and radish, the elongated leaves are also known as rocket, rugula and Italian cress. Native to the Mediterranean, arugula is a fast grower and easy to cultivate in most [...]

Amazing Arugula2019-03-06T13:56:39-04:00
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