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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

Garlicky Beet Spread

This beautiful and nutritious beet spread works on bread or as a dip for crackers and vegetables. The balance of garlic and sweet beets is truly wonderful.   INGREDIENTS 4 large beets 3 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1/2 shallot finely chopped 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon sea salt cracked black pepper 1 tablespoon [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Garlicky Beet Spread

Dairy-free Strawberry Smoothie for Two

This refreshing smoothie is simple to make and it's dairy-free. A sprinkle of cacao nibs and fresh mint elevates this healthy treat from superfood to super-duper-food! Make more for a family or halve the recipe for one. Pro-tips: If you double the recipe, the leftover smoothie makes awesome popsicles―use popsicle molds or simply pour into [...]

By | February 10th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Dairy-free Strawberry Smoothie for Two