Bountiful Sites

Note: Not all of the ingredients in these recipes can be locally sourced in NL. Root Cellars Rock tries to highlight recipes that 1) call for several ingredients that can be found locally, 2) showcase seasonal and sustainable eating habits, and 3) use techniques that are suitable for home food preparation. 

Blogs & Websites with many excellent local food recipes

Adventures in Local Food (Ecology Action Centre)

A Veggie Venture

Backpacking Chef



Canadian Diabetes Association

Cooking Lessons


Dig In Manitoba

Eating Bird Food

Edible Playgrounds

Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

Food Day Canada


Foraging Foodie, wild food recipes

Four Weeks of Healthy Menus With Grocery Lists and Recipes Included (Winnipeg Regional Health)

Garden Therapy

Get Local BC

Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef

Grain Free Goodness

Great Meals for a Change : Recipes By the Season

Great Northern Peninsula Recipes: A People of Spirit, Courage and Resourcefulness (SABRI)

Growing a Greener World

Grown to Cook

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

Healthy U Illustrated Recipe Cards (Gov. of Alberta)

Healthy Recipes for Life! (Thunder Bay District Health Unit)

The Herb Companion

Hunter Angler Gardener Cook 

Indigenous Food Systems Network

Keep Calm and Eat On

Kitchen Wizards (Acadia University Nutrition and Dietetics)

Love Food Hate Waste

Mariquita Farm

My Green Diet

My Own Private Kitchen

Native American Recipes

Naturally Ella

Nova Scotia Recipes

Peas and Crayons

Radishes & Rhubarb

Recipe Relay

Rhubarb Recipes (Buy Local NB)

Rock Recipes

Scoff Cove Recipes (NL Interactive)

Seasonal Chef

Seed to Spoon (A food blog, not the NL CSA)

Senior Chef: Cooking for One or Two (BC Health)

Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free


Strawberry Recipes

Sustainable Table

You Can Cook Handbook (Nanaimo Community Kitchens Society)

Wellness Ways Resource Book (University of Illinois)

Sites with Searchable Recipe Collections


Food Blog Search


Super Natural Recipe Search


Whole Foods Market Advanced Recipe Search


The opinions and information expressed in the above recipe links do not necessarily reflect the views of the Food Security Network NL or the Root Cellars Rock project and may not include the most up-to-date health and food safety best practices. Recipe links are chosen because they feature ingredients that can be sourced locally in Newfoundland and Labrador and are prepared easily in home kitchens. For more information on health and nutrition in Newfoundland and Labrador refer to the Department of Health and Community Services. For more information on food safety refer to Health Canada Food Safety. For health and safety guidelines to follow when canning and preserving food refer to Health Canada’s Food Safety for Home Canning and the National Center for Home Food Preservation. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about any of the recipes, email or call (709) 237-4026.