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5 Foods You Should be Eating Every Day

Hello and welcome to our new lifestyle section! We're working with nutritionists to share advice and insights on healthy living, mindfulness and nutrition to help you learn to live a better life. Our first article...



Bean Dip - Two Ways

This is a continuation off the recipes we experimented with after having so many left over from our photoshoot earlier last month. Serve both with pita, crackers, vegetables or tortilla chips! Our white bean dip...



Sundried Tomato Hummus

A smoky take on the classic. Add in sundried tomatoes and paprika to switch it up. Creamy, smooth and a delicious spread for dips and sandwhiches.



Oatmeal Cookies

These quick and easy oatmeal raisin cookies have no refined sugar or oil, and taste delicious. Perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or tea time snack.



Shaved Asparagus Walnut Salad

This is a beautiful way to use asparagus, now that it's back in season for the spring. I dressed this with a caper lemon vinaigrette to add some zip to the green flavours. 



Kale and Pomegranate Salad

This fresh, light salad is so well-balanced - we've brought it do dinners and even people who normally don't love salad adore it! The salty feta combines with the sour-sweet pomegranate, and the earthy walnut...



Kuku Sabzi

A beautiful dish combining fresh greens and herbs. Adapted from Samin Nosrat's cookbook, Salt Fat Acid Heat. You can adapt this recipe to suit your palate by using different herbs and greens.



Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Romesco Sauce

A cauliflower crust pizza with roasted garlic romesco sauce, cinnamon spiced butternut squash, and smoked chickpeas.



Quinoa Burgers + Romesco Sauce

A quinoa patty accompanied with a smoky romesco sauce. Delicious to have with barbecued vegetables and snacks for a picnic!



Curry Lentil Vegetable Stew

A smoky, warming soup that uses cumin and avocado for to meld Mexican flavours for a zippy take on lentils. Enjoy fresh or freeze for when times get busy!



Baked Yam Fries + Chipotle Cashew Aioli

Fries are everybody’s best friend. And if you love them as much as I do, you probably need an alternative to the deep fried, oil ladden salty bites that are served up in restaurants. This...



Banana Cashew Bars with Toasted Coconut

The flavours of hazelnut, cashew and coconut combine together for a decadent cake. This dessert is full of healthy fats and a great to enjoy in the morning with coffee, or of course as a...



Winter Squash Stew

A warm, smoky stew made with squash and winter vegetables to keep you warm on rainy nights.



Roasted Tomato Fennel Eggplant Soup

As a recovering soup skeptic, I realize the importance of sharing that soup does not have to be boring, bland or unsatisfactory. In fact, it can be comforting, gratifying and so full of flavour. On...



Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie

This thick and creamy plant-based smoothie tastes like a milkshake, but is packed with vitamins, fiber and healthy fats. It makes a perfect easy breakfast, or healthy after dinner treat.



Candied Almonds

Have you tried candying nuts? Try it! Have these with granola, yogurt, salads or as a snack.



Roasted Cauliflower Steak

Cauliflower steaks - hearty, warm, and filling. The height of these pair well with sauces and side salads.



Stuffed Zucchini

Our partnered blogger, Fabiola, shares this recipe on her blog, Fab Food and the City. Follow along for a fresh, light Mediterranean dinner.



Saffron Rice - The Classic

This is a classic style of serving basmati rice in Iran. Saffron rice, a delicate red spice, turns gold when it touches water. 



Heirloom Tomato & Peach Panzanella Salad

Your goodbye summer salad is here. Peaches and tomatoes make happy companions - the bread cubes and herbs make this a filling, light lunch. Add a soup on the side for a more filling lunch. ...



It's A Date Smoothie

Chocoholics, this is for you. This smoothie is full of fuel and healthy fats. Enjoy it guilt-free!



Braised Beets

These are a great side dish to add to your summer meals. Light and slightly sweet, it’s a nice accompaniment for pastas and potato salads.



Greens & Yam Salad

Glorious greens. This is our marketing manager Sonya's favourite salad! We combine This candied walnuts and a tangy dressing for texture, sweetness and crunch. 



Crispy Ginger “Beef” Portobello Mushroom Stirfry

Crispy portobellos in a savory sauce with a nice punch of ginger will rival your favorite Chinese take out comfort food. This flavorful and spicy stir-fry is incredibly easy and ready in just 30 minutes,...



Pass the Pesto

This is our favourite pesto recipe. Is there any shortage of ways to use this grassy, lovely dressing? Put it on toast, add to pasta, add potatoes for a salad or shred zucchini for a...



Mushroom Potato Soup

This soup comes to us from Rebecca, at Be Naturally Fit. Original recipe is here.  This vegan soup is warm, creamy and filling for the chilly fall months. Made by a fitness lover, it's sure to...



Oatmeal with Spiced Plums

Let the spiced plum saga continue! Another delicious recipe for plums



Spiced Plum Jam

This is a warm, comforting dish using the beautiful plums from the Okanagan. Great for the cool, rainy Sunday mornings.



Cherry Coconut Bliss Smoothie

We add coconut milk to, well, everything we can (har har – get it?). We created this smoothie to bring together cherries, blueberries and coconut into perfect harmony.



Korean Wing Sauce

Extremely delicious spicy, tangy, savoury Korean sauce for meat, tofu, or veggies. Always a crowd pleaser, we love to use it on just about everything!



Creamy Roasted Cauliflower & Leek Soup

Another lovely soup recipe for the cold weather! This one is brought to you in partnership with Emily Davies, author of  Wholesome Slice. You can find her recipes there - she's also a registered nutritionist! We...



Carrots, Dates, and Olives with Crème Fraîche

This is a bright and colourful salad makes a great side for holiday dinners. Recipe from Joshua McFadden, Six Seasons. Cooked by Sobbuh. 



Zesty Tabbouleh

This is a bright, zesty Middle Eastern salad - light and fresh. Goes well with heavier dishes like potatoes, meats and stews. 



Chickpea Sandwich

Chickpeas - filled with protein, but they need some dressing up to really sing! Nova mixes in veggies, herbs and cashew cream for brightness and flavour. 



Food Bloggers - Open Call!

Do you love creating your own recipes? Then this is for you! We're looking for food bloggers in Vancouver to join our partnership program. We'll cover groceries in exchange for recipes. Sweet deal, no?



Hello world!

Hello and welcome to Kiki’s! We are the founding family behind Persia Foods, a grocery store known across Vancouver for our unbeatable prices. We opened Persia Foods two decades ago with the purpose of bringing...