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Farewell to Stuart McKean

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stuart McKean. Stuart was a highly respected Store Manager at our Mayne Island and Q-Cove locations for over 22 years. Stuart left us on his own terms after battling ALS for the past two years. His passing came one day after the ALSBC Walk [...]

By | June 25th, 2020|Blog, Community|Comments Off on Farewell to Stuart McKean

Father’s Day Brunch Strawberry Sheet Pancake

Make it with dad or for dad! This easy sheet pan recipe makes enough for the whole family. Seasonal fruit, makes it fresh and extra tasty!   INGREDIENTS 12 large (24 medium) fresh strawberries 1 cup maple syrup 2 1/4 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 2 1/4 cup  buttermilk 2 large eggs (room temperature) [...]

By | June 16th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Father’s Day Brunch Strawberry Sheet Pancake

Instant Pot “Baked” Potatoes

You'll hear people say anything appliance a, b, or c an do, an Instant Pot can do better. We're not going to go that far, BUT we can attest that it makes quick, tasty work of potatoes and it's a great way to free up your oven for the main course. Allow 15 minutes for [...]

By | May 25th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Instant Pot “Baked” Potatoes

Simple Salt & Pepper Chicken Wings

This pub staple is a definite crowd pleaser and it's so simple to make. They make perfect appetizers or a fun dinner served with fries and a big green salad. INGREDIENTS 3 lbs (1.36 kg) split chicken wings 3 tablespoons of olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 3 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper chopped parsley and/or chives (garnish) [...]

By | April 28th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Simple Salt & Pepper Chicken Wings

Chocolate Crazy Cake

This simple cake popularized in the 1930's when ingredients were scarce, is a perfect no-fuss dessert requiring neither butter, milk, nor eggs. Also called Wacky Cake, some recipes call for preparing everything in the pan. However, we find it can be a bit messy and sometimes the cake sticks. Subbing a cup of cold coffee for the water [...]

By | April 13th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Chocolate Crazy Cake

Almond Flour Beer Bread

This classic quick bread works quite well with almond flour. It makes for a high protein, low-carb loaf that toasts up nicely. Feel free to add chopped herbs or a handful of grated cheese to this base recipe. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups almond flour 1 tbsp coconut flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp sweetener 1/2 [...]

By | April 2nd, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Almond Flour Beer Bread

Weekly Deals Flyer Temporarily Discontinued

To Our Valued Customers, Due to the current global health crisis and the unprecedented pressure on grocery retailers and suppliers, we have to make a few changes in order to manage our inconsistent inventory supply. While we are still able to get products to the stores, it is difficult to know what will arrive after [...]

By | March 24th, 2020|Blog, Community, In the News|Comments Off on Weekly Deals Flyer Temporarily Discontinued

Beverage Container Recycling Suspended

Effective immediately, due to COVID-19 concerns we are suspending beverage container recycling in our stores until further notice. We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience!

By | March 18th, 2020|Blog, Community, In the News|Comments Off on Beverage Container Recycling Suspended

A Message from Tru Value Foods Management Regarding COVID-19

An update from Tru Value Foods Management regarding COVID-19 and the measures we are taking to safeguard the health and safety of our customers and employees:

By | March 17th, 2020|Blog, Community, In the News|Comments Off on A Message from Tru Value Foods Management Regarding COVID-19

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Hearty oats, smooth creamy peanut butter and chocolate come together in this easy-to-make breakfast meal. The sweetness come from the bananas, but if you're not a banana person you can add a little maple syrup or honey for sweetener. INGREDIENTS (2 servings) 1 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 cups milk 1 cups water 1 [...]

By | March 17th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal