Category Archives: Recipes

Mediterranean Night: Caprese Salad, Olives, and Crusty Bread


Classic Caprese Salad for a Mediterranean Night
Join us for a Season of Feasting! At Relay, we believe food has the power to serve as a conduit for deepened relationships and lasting memories. So, all summer long, we’re bringing you recipes and special deals on some of our favorite products to help you create your own summer traditions, delight your family, and connect with your friends. Sometimes, the best meals are the simplest. And we all know the classics have earned their title. While you can find recipes for a million variations on the Caprese salad, we truly believe that nothing beats thick, juicy rounds of just-picked summer tomatoes paired with hunks of creamy mozzarella, and large leaves of sweet basil. Sprinkled with Read more …

Peach & Ginger Breakfast Quinoa


Peach and Ginger Breakfast Quinoa
My grandmother always told me that the morning meal was the most important of the day. "Eat like a king at breakfast," she would chide. Over the years, research has proven her advice trustworthy. Study after study has shown the health benefits of eating breakfast. Earlier this week, the NPR broadcast, Morning Edition, ran a story about the connection between the food we eat and our mood. Eating protein, complex carbohydrates, omega-3 fatty acids, and high-fiber foods for breakfast is a sure way to improve mood and ability to handle stress. If you've never eaten quinoa for breakfast, you're missing out on a delicious powerhouse of a nutritious morning meal. Loaded with protein, fiber, Read more …

Peachy Green Kefir Smoothie


Peachy Green Kefir Smoothie
If you're an every morning smoothie drinker like me, it's easy to get in a smoothie rut. Frozen berries, brown bananas, greens, and almond milk on Refill, plus a big ol' tub of protein powder, and you're set. But in summertime it's a shame not to take advantage of bounteous seasonal produce, which adds a fresh kick to the standard routine. With peaches on sale this week, I stocked up and got creative. Goat's milk kefir helps for those who might not digest lactose as well, providing ample protein plus a boost of probiotics. Not bad for first meal of the day! Peachy Green Kefir Smoothie Serves 1-2 (depending on how hungry you are!) Ingredients: 1.5 peaches, pits removed 1 cup Read more …

Homemade Peach & Zucchini Baby Food + Updates to Our Baby Products


Baby Food Updates + Recipes
Our mission here at Relay is to make shopping for quality, healthy, and sustainable groceries simple and easy. We’re up all night thinking about you, our customers, right on down to your little ones. That’s why Team Relay has spent countless hours revitalizing our baby market. Keep an eye out for new product offerings from all of your favorite organic baby food suppliers, including Earth’s Best, Ella’s, and Plum Organics! In addition to these quality options, we have also updated a lot of our pricing to make things easier for you. In the meantime, check out some easy-to-do-great-for-you recipes for little ones! Homemade Peach Baby Food Peaches are loaded with Vitamins Read more …

Relay Foods Bounty Share Ideas: July 14 – 18


Bounty Share 7-13
Happy Monday — I hope everyone had a great weekend! Did you happen to get outside in the evening and catch the supermoon? What a spectacle to see. Well, we have also got quite the spectacle in our super bounty share boxes this week. Let's take a look at some recipes you can create at home to use up these fresh local goodies! Lasagna might feel like more of a fall or winter dish, but this lasagna recipe is bursting with summer vegetables like eggplant, mushrooms and carrots — definitely a summer treat. Swiss chard mushroom squares — perfect for breakfast or brunch but I bet these would also make for a quick and easy dinner. Fish "en papillote" (fish in a paper bag) comes Read more …