4 Quick & Easy Meals Your Kids Will Love

Picky eating is just a phase, and this too shall pass

July 27, 2017

Raising a family is a lot of work. You’ve got to instill good values, teach them manners, help them thrive in school and at home, put them in just the right amount of extracurricular activities and ensure that their physical and emotional needs are met. You’re constantly trying to achieve some sort of balance, whether it’s between keeping them safe and letting them explore the world, figuring out what sort of discipline works in your household, or simply finding time for yourself outside of parenthood. It’s wonderful, but exhausting. Oh, and you have to feed them constantly!

Some parents luck out with kids who eat well from day one, making dinnertime a breeze. Others know the daily battle that is mealtime, and the never-ending pressure to get something other than boxed macaroni into their stomachs. Healthy eating is important for your growing family, but don’t stress! For most kids, picky eating is just a phase, and this too shall pass. If you’re in the thick of mealtime battles now, why not try these simple, healthy meal combinations that both kids and adults will enjoy?

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Camping Meal Hacks from VG

Camping isn’t an excuse to eat out of a can for a week

July 21, 2017

Have you gone camping this summer? If not, now’s the time to make it happen. The August long weekend is only a couple of weeks away, and before you know it, it will be September when life resumes its hectic pace. Don’t miss out on the ultimate slice of Canadiana – a weekend in the woods. It’s an amazing way to get off the grid, relax, and spend time with friends or family. Think of the hiking, the swimming, the stories and meals around a campfire…speaking of which, we have some tips.

You know we love meat, and good meals with friends. Camping isn’t an excuse to eat out of a can for a week – you can create delicious, hearty meals on site that will have your fellow campers raving. Think of yourself as part wilderness adventurer, part chef, and follow these great tips from the VG Meats team.

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Great Chicken Dishes for Summer

We have another secret weapon

July 14, 2017

At VG Meats, we’re known for our outstanding beef. It’s tender, juicy and flavourful, and we offer a wide range of beef products – flank steak, strip loin, burgers, rib roasts and more. We even sell beef bacon and beef jerky! It’s no wonder these products are popular – but loyal VG customers know that we have another secret weapon: our chicken.

VG Meats Chicken Breasts come bone-in or boneless, and are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. We also sell chicken legs, chicken sausage, frying chicken and our very popular Flattened Chicken – a customer favourite. Poultry is excellent when it’s cooked well, and can be used in a variety of ways. Here are some of our favourite ways to make chicken the star of your dinner in the summer months. Stop by our Stoney Creek retail store and give one of these a try tonight!

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