Think 'prepared food' isn't healthy? Think again!
Ever dream of having a personal chef? One that could whip up a healthy, nourishing meal that tastes great, saving you all the work?
If you said yes to that, Locavore Foods in Canmore has the perfect solution for you. We carry many different pre-made meals that are healthy, made by local companies using fresh ingredients, and are as close to home-made as you can get without making it yourself.
"The pre-made meals we source for Locavore are perfect for active, busy families, tradesmen who want a quick and easy lunch / supper, or even bachelors who are tired of take out," says Melodie Lemay of Locavore Foods. "Really, anyone can benefit from the pre-made meals we sell. We have a great selection of items that are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and more. If you have dietary restrictions, that's no problem."
Consider the Locavore Foods pre-made meals listed below (and more on the SHOP section of our website) the next time you find you are...
... too busy to cook
... just out of cooking ideas at the end of a long day
... want to spend your time doing other things
... want fast, easy and delicious food to eat!
Cashew Chicken Curry by An Edible Life
Carole Beaton, owner of Canmore's An Edible Life, is a Holistic Nutritionist who shares her passion for tasty and nutritious food with those living, working and playing in the Bow Valley.
Locavore Foods carries many delicious items from An Edible Life, including this Cashew Chicken Curry that is gluten- and dairy-free.
Also recommended are Carole's Bison and Quinoa Meatballs, or Carrot Ginger Soup...they are both to die for!
Beet Gnocchi by Canmore Pasta Company (pictured at top of blog)
Canmore Pasta Company owner Meghan Bryant is a busy mom with three kids, and knows you can embrace the mountain lifestyle and eat well. Her gluten-free and dairy-free gnocchi pasta cooks quickly. We also carry a regular gnocchi by Canmore Pasta that pairs well with your favourite pasta sauce. Or, try it with An Edible Life's Smoky Tomato Sauce...yum! Are you entertaining and want something a little unique? Canmore Pasta's Ravioli comes in many flavours including Wild Mushroom, Butternut Squash, Chicken Pesto (and more!) and is a real crowd pleaser.
Marie's Homestyle Perogies
You can taste the love that goes into Marie's homemade perogies made with high-quality, local ingredients. They make a great side dish, or can be eaten on their own or with a side salad. So easy, and great for those nights when you are on the go!
Savoury Homestyle Pies: Beef & Vegetable, Chicken Curry & more (pictured above)
What could be faster and easier than throwing a savoury pie in the oven? We carry 5-inch or 9-inch sizes and offer savoury pies in nine different flavours. The pies are made from locally-sourced ingredients, contain no MSG, preservatives or artificial flavours, and all meat is hormone and antibiotic-free. We also have quiche as well as dessert pies from Homestyle Pies, based in Hanna (Alberta).
Smokies, Hot Dogs, Pepperoni Sticks, Hamburger Patties, and Meatballs
We have many different meat items that make an easy meal, too. Spragg's Gourmet Pork Hot Dogs and CRMR's Bison Hotdogs are some of the best Locavore has ever tasted, or try one of our many flavours of smokies for a more grown-up taste. Another great idea is Spragg's Italian Meatballs that you can throw into the oven straight from the freezer for a spaghetti & meatballs night! We also carry hamburger patties for BBQ season.
NEW: Mad Dog Cafe Curries (pictured above), Samosas and other Indian specialties
With The Mad Dog Cafe just down the road in Dead Man's Flats, we knew this would make a perfect match for Locavore customers. We are now carrying 13 different curries from The Mad Dog Cafe kitchen, including classic butter chicken, beef vindaloo, chicken tikka masala, salmon curry and more. We also have their samosas that can be paired with their various delicious chutney's, as well as some great sides such as Onion Bhaji and Vegi Pakora!
The above pre-made meal products come frozen, and all must be pre-ordered using our website. These examples just scratch the surface of what we offer for meals in a hurry. Pre-made meals can be found here >> http://www.locavorefoods.ca/shop/pre-made-meals. Check back often as we are adding to our amazing collection of ready-made foods all the time!