Fair Trade Recipes

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    Spicy Fair Trade Gingerbread Cookies

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    This gingerbread is a little different, and we love it this way — it’s spicy and a little sweet. The kick is thanks to the Victoria Falls Rainbow Pepper (a must-have in every fair-trader’s pantry!) The chewy but sturdy texture is created by refrigerating the dough twice — before you roll and make shapes, and after, before baking in the oven.

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    Fair Trade Cinnamon Vanilla Ice Cream

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    There’s something truly special about ice cream made with real vanilla beans. You can see the tiny black flecks and it’s aroma is intoxicating! We added fair trade ceylon cinnamon to our ice cream base for a delicate, yet complex flavor that pairs perfectly with an end-of-summer stone fruit cobbler, yum!

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    Fair Trade Pad Thai

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    In celebration of World Fair Trade Day, we made Pad Thai (surprise!) This year’s theme was “Live Fair, one product at a time.” While meandering the aisles of our local grocery store, a fair trade label caught our eye on a package of King Soba Pad Thai Noodles. We were inspired!

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    Fair Trade Pineapple & Carrot Cake

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    Springtime is here, so let’s eat cake! Everyone really enjoyed how moist this carrot cake was, and it is made with easy-to-find fair trade ingredients. This cake would be a delicious way to celebrate mom on Mother’s Day (hint hint!)

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    Fair Trade Snickerdoodle Pie

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    For Pi Day (3-14), we have made something that is definitely pie, based on an irresistible cookie! Eating snickerdoodles in pie form (with gooey cinnamon) is now our favorite way to eat them.

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    One Pan Gingerbread Cupcakes

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    Decorated in pink icing for a special Valentine’s Day treat, these cupcakes have an intense ginger flavor, which is why we like them! It offsets the sweetness of the icing. Don’t skip the fair trade ingredients — look for the Wholesome Sweeteners molasses at your local grocery and check the labels in the spice aisle.

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    National Soup Month: Help Women Thrive

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    It’s National Soup Month — a perfect time to focus on the soup mixes that we sell at our stores. Why do we sell them? What we have learned about soup from our partners at Women’s Bean Project in Denver, Co., is that something so simple can be magical and transform lives.

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  • fair trade chili dog

    Spooky Chili Dogs

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    As Halloween approaches, hot dogs wrapped in dough made to look like mummies (“mummy dogs”) are a fun, easy way…

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    Spiced Chai Tea Bundt Cake

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    Finally, we can have our fair trade tea and eat it too! At first we were skeptical of this recipe: Are you sure you put the tea leaves directly in the batter? No straining? Yes! We tested it and love the result.

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  • fair trade hibiscus sangria

    Fair Trade Hibiscus Sangria

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    Thanks to the juicy sweet pineapple and oranges and the dried black currant, cranberry, blueberry, elderberry fruit in the Little Berry Hibiscus Tea, this sangria recipe doesn’t need any added sugar to be delicious, unlike traditional sangria recipes. Get the recipe!

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