It’s Oregon Wine Month! If you’re a wine lover, you might be overlooking some of wonderful wines that come in cans instead of bottles. Canned wine is an excellent option, especially if you’re spending time outdoors. Filled with notes of cherry and red raspberry Canned Oregon Pinot Noir is a great choice. Watch the video.
Making your own soaps, hair and skincare products can be a fun and fulfilling hobby, as well as the best way to ensure that what you put on your body is made from natural ingredients. At Market of Choice, we not only sell a range of Whole Health products, but also everyday items that can be used to make DIY products to keep you clean and beautiful, naturally.
At Market of Choice, we believe every decision we make has a ripple effect, which is why we carry more than 7,000 products from Oregon farmers, ranchers and food producers, so that you can too.
It’s halibut season! Easy to prepare and full of good-for-you fats and minerals, halibut has a firm, but tender texture and a clean, but mild flavor that’s great on the grill with a little salt and pepper. Or, try this lean, white fish baked, boiled or poached. Looking for halibut inspiration? Try one of our favorite halibut recipes, such as Seared Halibut with Lemon, Cress and Chiogga Chips or Halibut Street Tacos. Watch the video.
Whether you’re at home or on the go, smoothies are a sensational choice. Packed with good-for-you fruits and veggies, they are typically loaded with raw nutrients. And, there’s really no wrong way to make a smoothie. Enjoy one every day for breakfast or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. You kids will love them, too! The key is to use a good blender and high-quality ingredients.
The Willamette Valley has one downside – allergies! Gwendolyn, our Whole Health sales manager, offers tips in this video for those who suffer from itchy eyes, stuffy nose and a scratchy throat during allergy season. You might be surprised to know that there are ways to prevent allergy symptoms, in addition to treating them. Gwendolyn points to saline nasal spray and neti pots as possible solutions.
Fresh, aromatic herbs can add a punch of flavor to your favorite dishes and growing your own is easier than you might think. If you have abundant outdoor space, try growing a variety of your favorites in the ground or in large pots. Many herbs, however, can also be grown indoors and bring new life to your living space – even if the only space you have is a narrow windowsill.
When you’re in a pinch and missing a staple ingredient, consider using a suitable substitution. Depending on what you’re making, many recipes are made just as good, if not better, with alternative ingredients. You might even discover you like your stand-in ingredient more than the called-for item.
With families spending so much time at home, now is a terrific time to teach kids all about the fun and fundamentals of cooking and baking. Here are six quick tips to get started.