Greet the heat with inspired Canada Day recipes and savings.
Greet the heat with inspired Canada Day recipes and savings.
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Bring on the fireworks and backyard barbecues. Summer has arrived, and Canada Day is just around the corner. To help you celebrate, we’ve put together recipes to be enjoyed outdoors featuring local produce, national favourites, and surprising summer treats. Don’t miss our handy weekend tips, plus savings on homegrown dairy that make every day Canada Day.
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Halloumi with champagne? Just peachy.
Celebrate Canada’s birthday with champagne, served over Halloumi cheese and peaches. In this dreamy appetizer, fresh peaches are grilled to bring out their sweetness and served with crispy, pan-seared halloumi and champagne syrup. Paired with toasted almonds and peppery arugula, it’s a harmony of textures and flavours. Also tasty with pineapple or figs.
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Photo of semifreddo dish topped with toasted coconut, mango and coconut whipped cream.
A slice of summer.
Semifreddo, Italian for “half cold”, is a creamy dessert similar to a frozen mouse. Using Real Coconut Whipped Cream, this version is lactose-free and adds the refreshing flavours of lime zest and fresh cut mango. Prepared in 15 minutes and frozen overnight, this beautiful tropical dessert makes a spectacular centrepiece for your Canada Day festivities.
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Photo of potato wedges covered in cheese curds and gravy, topped with green onions, in a skillet.
Canadiana in a skillet.
Celebrate Canada Day with one of our nation’s greatest culinary indulgences. This Gourmet Grilled Poutine features grilled russet potatoes topped with squeaky Black River cheese curds, and the richest, tastiest homemade gravy. Melty, crispy, and perfectly spiced, be prepared to share the recipe.
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A humble, Canadian and proud Co-operative.
Gay Lea Foods is a Canadian-owned co-operative with members on over 1,400 dairy farms, like Megan & Aaron’s family farm in Southern Ontario. As we continue to evolve and grow the Canadian dairy industry, we never lose sight of our co-operative values. With commitment and collaboration, we take pride in feeding you, our neighbours, wholesome and delicious choices.
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Special eats for your special Canada Day celebration
Whether you plan to mark our country’s 152nd birthday by relaxing at a cottage, camping under the stars at a national park, or enjoying a backyard barbecue with friends and family, planning the perfect eats will help elevate your long weekend festivities.
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Warm season. Cool savings.
Picnics, patios, barbecues, and road trips. Take advantage of every delicious opportunity with $1.00 off any of our products.
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